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  1. Intercultural Activity Toolkit,  NAFSA: Association of International Educators [ ]

This toolkit is a collection of intercultural activities that can be used with the goal of internationalizing the campus. Activity sizes range from person-to-person to campus-wide. There are large-budget activities and shoestring-budget activities.

  1. Global Scholar,  Global Scholar Online Courses [ ]

The intention of the Global Scholar Online Courses, developed by The Center for Global Education at Loyola Marymount University, is to introduce students to the opportunities and challenges inherent in participating in study abroad programs. These courses include information from students who have studied abroad, the staff who work with them in the U.S. and abroad, faculty who teach students abroad, and researchers in the field who have developed materials to help students through the process.

  1. All Abroad: Helping All Students to Study Abroad [ ]

This site was created as a resource for students, parents, faculty, and administrators interested in study abroad. In it, you will find answers to common questions about study abroad given by our experienced mentors, including study abroad administrators, counselors, former study abroad students, and parents.

  1. What’s Up With Culture?  NAFSA: Association of International Educators [ ]

This resource guide for study abroad is organized around materials collected and developed over 30 years of offering cross-cultural training courses at the University of the Pacific, specifically the linked orientation and reentry courses of the School of International Studies (SIS).

  1. Culture Matters,  Peace Corps [ ]

Culture Matter's, Peace Corps' cross-cultural training workbook, was developed to train new Peace Corps Volunteers to enter new cultures with understanding and respect. While this web-based version of Culture Matters is written as if addressed to a new volunteer, professors can easily adapt the language and activities to strengthen cultural understanding in their classrooms.

Useful Publications

  1. 52 Activities for Exploring Value Differences, 2003.  Donna M. Stringer & Patricia A. Cassiday.
  2. Educating Global Citizens in Colleges and Universities: Challenges and Opportunities, 2008.  Peter N. Stearns.
  3. Experiential Activities for Intercultural Learning, 1996. H. Ned Seelye, Ed.
  4. Mapping Internationalization on U.S. Campus, 2008 Edition.  The American Council on Education
  5. Maximizing Study Abroad: A Program Professionals’ Guide to Strategies for Language and Culture Learning and Use, 2006 R. Michael Paige, et al.
  6. Understanding the Education and Through it the Culture in Education Abroad, 2002.  Linda A. Chisholm and Howard A. Berry.

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Toolkit Authors: Duarte Morais, Ph.D., Anthony C. Ogden, Ph.D., & Christine Buzinde, Ph.D.
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