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Lenkaitis, Chesla Ann; Calo, Stephanie; Venegas Escobar, Salvador – International Multilingual Research Journal, 2019
This study qualitatively investigated students from a Mexican university and a U.S. university and how their intercultural competence (IC), the ability to appropriately and effectively communicate with others from countries and cultures other than one's own, was affected by a five-week telecollaborative exchange. To examine the ways in which…
Descriptors: Videoconferencing, Intercultural Communication, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Dugartsyrenova, Vera Arkadyevna; Sardegna, Veronica Gabriela – Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 2019
This article explores learners' uses and opinions regarding the design and implementation of an approach for developing intercultural knowledge and skills via an online voice-based telecollaboration tool. The participants were 14 pre-service teachers taking an intercultural course for English teachers at a Russian university. For three weeks, they…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Intercultural Communication, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Thompson, Ashleigh B. – New Educator, 2019
This essay shares impressions from French and German higher education through a comparative US lens, with a special focus on internationalization and mobility. The author integrates the theoretical lens of Gert Biesta's Pedagogy of Interruption to posit that international experiences facilitate encounters with otherness that spark new ways of…
Descriptors: Student Diversity, Higher Education, Comparative Education, International Education
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Lopez, Tará Burnthorne; Kemp, April Field; McKenzie, Russell – Journal of International Education in Business, 2019
Purpose: This paper aims to illustrate a useful classroom exercise that addresses this challenge. International experiences help university students develop global cultural awareness and better understand culture's impact on decision-making. As more companies grow their global operations, they seek students with global competency (Eaton and…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Undergraduate Students, Teaching Methods, Business Administration Education
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Resnik, Pia; Schallmoser, Christine – Studies in Second Language Learning and Teaching, 2019
This paper reports on crossing borders virtually via an e-Tandem scheme and presents the findings of a study, in which students of English from an Austrian university were paired with students of German from the UK and the USA. Drawing on data from 19 in-depth interviews, the study aims to identify links between e-Tandem language learning and…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Computer Mediated Communication, English (Second Language)
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Kim, Jiwon; Wong, Chiu-Yin; Lee, Yongjin – Teacher Educator, 2018
This exploratory research study aimed to understand teacher candidates' experiences and perspectives in a global class project and to explore a way to develop global understanding in a teacher education program, by means of technology rather than study abroad. Using a qualitative approach, seven U.S. education majors were given opportunities to…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Management Systems, Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes
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Kelly, Kathleen; Lee, Seung Hwan; Bowen Ray, Heather; Kandaurova, Maria – Marketing Education Review, 2018
Barriers to cross-cultural instruction challenge even experienced educators and their students. To increase cross-cultural competence and bridge learning gaps, professors in two countries adapted the Photovoice methodology to develop shared visual vocabularies with students and unearth hidden assumptions. Results from an anonymous evaluation…
Descriptors: Photography, Learner Engagement, Life Style, Teaching Methods
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Heng, Tang T. – Studies in Higher Education, 2018
Mainland Chinese students form the largest international tertiary student population in the USA, yet most discourse around them tends to adopt a deficit perspective. Adopting a hybridized sociocultural framework, this qualitative study follows 18 Chinese undergraduates over one year to examine how challenges they face are influenced by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, Social Bias, Undergraduate Students
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Mitchell, Alanah; Benyon, Rob – Journal of Information Systems Education, 2018
Increasingly, today's information systems (IS) programs are focused on making sure students are graduating with well-developed soft skills. One of these necessary soft skills is intercultural communication, which is the ability to communicate with people from different cultures. This teaching tip presents an assignment designed to increase the…
Descriptors: Intercultural Communication, Information Science Education, Cultural Awareness, Video Technology
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Mayo, Michael; Howell, William; De Masi, Sara – Journal of Teaching in International Business, 2018
Educators have long sought how to prepare students to develop a global mind set and to work under conditions of complexity and uncertainty common in many world markets. The purpose of this study was to support educators in this cause by providing them with a "hands-on" exercise readily adaptable across the business curriculum to identify…
Descriptors: International Trade, Teaching Methods, Business Administration Education, Cultural Differences
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Tafazoli, Dara, Ed.; Gomez Parra, M. Elena, Ed.; Huertas-Abril, Cristina A., Ed. – IGI Global, 2018
The ability to effectively communicate with individuals from different linguistic and cultural backgrounds is an invaluable asset. Learning a second language proves useful as students navigate the culturally diverse world; however, studying a second language can be difficult for learners who are not immersed in the real and natural environment of…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Cultural Awareness, Culturally Relevant Education, Educational Technology
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Peterson, Mark; Minton, Elizabeth A. – Journal of International Education in Business, 2018
Purpose: Marketing students need better grounding in understanding major worldviews of the twenty-first century, given nearly guaranteed, international interactions with stakeholders. As such, the purpose of this paper is to develop a pedagogy focused upon secular and religious worldviews that can be used effectively in the classroom.…
Descriptors: Marketing, Cultural Awareness, Intercultural Communication, International Cooperation
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Organ, Alison – Research-publishing.net, 2017
This case study examines student perceptions of the experiential value of a work placement carried out as part of a languages degree programme. The data for the case study consists of a corpus of 67 reports submitted from 2011 to 2015, reflecting on placements carried out in Europe, Japan, the UK and the US. The data offers a student view of the…
Descriptors: Employment Potential, Instructional Innovation, Teaching Methods, Second Language Learning
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Lilley, Kathleen; Barker, Michelle; Harris, Neil – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2017
Universities' aims for educating global citizens are rarely supported by a theoretical underpinning or evidence of outcomes. This study explored how international higher education experts conceptualize the global citizen or related terms representing the "ideal global graduate." A global notion of citizenship was accepted by the majority…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Global Approach, International Education, Higher Education
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Moran, Clarice – Journal of Interactive Learning Research, 2017
Preservice teachers need opportunities to understand the special needs of English Language Learners (ELLs) before they begin to teach them, yet frequently their exposure is limited to a journal article or college lecture. This collective case study aimed to explore the experiences of 17 American, native English-speaking preservice teachers as they…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Student Needs, English Language Learners
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