This month we welcome Dr.Lindsey Macdonald as our guest blogger for the HubICL Hubbub newsletter at https://hubicl.org/members/1005/blog/2022/05/an-interview-with-matthew-goode-creator-of-childhood-saying. In her blog Macdonald interviews Dr. Matthew Goode about his original intercultural learning tool "Childhood Saying," curated into the Intercultural Learning Hub at hubicl.org/toolbox/tools/774. Would you like to contribute an activity to the HubICL Toolbox? The process is simple. To get started, go to hubicl.org/toolbox/tools/new. close

CERCLL Collection for Language Teachers

Welcome CERCLL affiliates and ICC conference attendees! I have put together this collection of activities that you might find useful in supporting intercultural development in language classrooms, including great culturally oriented icebreakers and tools related to nonverbal communication, cultural worldview frameworks, and openness. Enjoy, and let me know if there are other activities you think should be included here.

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The Pendulum Model

Resources related to the pendulum model of intercultural competence development and maintenance

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Intercultural Activities for TESOL/TEFL

TESOL ICIS members - welcome to the HubICL! I have collected here some intercultural activities that are especially relevant to your teaching context, but feel free to explore the other 500+ tools in the Digital Toolbox. 

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Virtual Exchange--COIL

Faculty interested in or engaged in COIL can find resources here relevant to the development and assessment of intercultural competence in virtual international education.

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Transformative Learning Theory

Transformational education and transformative learning have become buzz words in higher education recently, often applied rather lightly to experiences and processes far beyond what is meant by the terms in traditions of scholarly literature, and often claimed with little or no attempt at assessment. This collection is meant to be a resource for anyone interested in learning more about the decades of research on Transformative Learning Theory sparked by the work of Jack Mezirow in the field of adult education in the early 1990s. 

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