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Wang, Zhiqi; Crawford, Ian; Liu, Lu – Intercultural Education, 2020
The received wisdom is that mobility programmes considerably contribute to students in terms of the development of generic skills, language and multicultural competence and competitive advantage in the global labour market. Surprisingly, the impacts of mobility programmes on academic learning have received very limited research interest in the…
Descriptors: High Achievement, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Foreign Countries
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Thomas, Rebecca S.; Waugh, Christian E. – Intercultural Education, 2020
This study examined the effects of a script-based communicative intervention (SBCI) on psychological and cultural adaptation in students studying abroad in second language (German and Spanish) contexts. Regardless of language proficiency, students with exposure to the SBCI, relative to those without the intervention, exhibited higher well-being…
Descriptors: Intervention, Study Abroad, German, Spanish
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Casinader, Niranjan; Clemans, Allie – Intercultural Education, 2018
This paper explores the findings of a pilot project that investigated the impact of the International Professional Experience (IPE) programme within a Faculty of Education at a research intensive Australian University in developing the capacity of preservice teachers (PSTs) to work and teach amidst culturally diverse environments. The pilot was a…
Descriptors: Capacity Building, Pilot Projects, Preservice Teachers, International Education
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Haas, Brian W. – Intercultural Education, 2018
Studying abroad (SA) represents a valuable experience for many students within higher education settings. Recently, the number of students choosing to SA within higher education has risen. Quantitative and qualitative research indicates that SA improves learning as related to ancillary types of learning outcomes, such as with cultural awareness…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Study Abroad, Outcomes of Education, Higher Education
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LaFever, Marcella – Intercultural Education, 2016
Based on a review of works by Indigenous educators, this paper suggests a four-domain framework for developing course outcome statements that will serve all students, with a focus on better supporting the educational empowerment of Indigenous students. The framework expands the three domains of learning, pioneered by Bloom to a four-domain…
Descriptors: American Indians, Canada Natives, Psychomotor Skills, Spiritual Development
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Garson, Kyra; Bourassa, Emma; Odgers, Todd – Intercultural Education, 2016
This paper describes faculty perceptions of the impacts of a professional development (PD) programme for faculty called Interculturalising the curriculum. Over 70 faculty members have participated since 2008. Participants in the study represented four cohorts from 2008, 2011, 2012, 2013, from a broad range of academic disciplines. We begin with a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Multicultural Education, Curriculum Development, Faculty Development
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Morong, Gail; DesBiens, Donna – Intercultural Education, 2016
This article presents evidence-based guidelines to inform culturally responsive online learning design in higher education. Intercultural understanding is now a recognised core learning outcome in a large majority of Canadian public universities; however, supporting design methodology is underdeveloped, especially in online contexts. Our search…
Descriptors: State Universities, Culturally Relevant Education, Instructional Design, Multicultural Education
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Taguchi, Naoko; Xiao, Feng; Li, Shuai – Intercultural Education, 2016
Participants were 109 American college students studying Chinese in a study-abroad programme in Beijing. Following Kelley and Meyer, intercultural competence was defined as cross-cultural adaptability involving four dimensions (emotional resilience, flexibility/openness, perceptual acuity and personal autonomy) and was measured with a survey. A…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Chinese, Second Language Learning, College Students
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Leutwyler, Bruno; Meierhans, Claudia – Intercultural Education, 2016
This contribution provides empirical answers to the question of how teaching-specific competencies develop during participation in an international student exchange programme. The quantitative analyses of this quasi-experimental study suggest that, generally speaking, no specific developments occur during an exchange experience. These findings…
Descriptors: Quasiexperimental Design, International Educational Exchange, Statistical Analysis, Preservice Teachers
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Swazo, Roberto; Celinska, Dorota – Intercultural Education, 2014
This manuscript provides the results of a comparative study conducted in the USA with counseling, psychology, and education graduate students in which multicultural competencies were taught using the traditional on-campus and international study abroad course formats. Data were collected via the Miville-Guzman Universality-Diversity Scale, a…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Counselor Training, Comparative Analysis, Graduate Students