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  1. An Instructor’s Experiment:  Adding Intentional Global Competency into a  Pre-Existing Short-Term Study Abroad Program

    An Instructor’s Experiment: Adding Intentional Global Competency into a Pre-Existing Short-Term Study Abroad Program

    2019-07-19 18:44:25 | Contributor(s): Michael D Bittinger

    This white paper describes the instructor’s efforts to add a one-credit “culture-general” certificate program to a popular six-week summer study abroad program in Florence, Italy.

  2. Assessing a Training Event for an Intercultural Community of Practice

    Assessing a Training Event for an Intercultural Community of Practice

    2019-02-06 16:15:47 | Contributor(s): Katherine N. Yngve

    This institutional report showcases an example of how to assess professional development outcomes of an intercultural training event.

  3. Assessing Reflective Pedagogy among Leaders of Purdue 2019 Short-term Study Abroad

    Assessing Reflective Pedagogy among Leaders of Purdue 2019 Short-term Study Abroad

    2020-04-21 19:46:31 | Contributor(s): Katherine Yngve

    In this report, which serves as a meta-analysis of one year’s short-term study abroad outcomes at a public land-grant university, qualitative methods were used to analyze program leaders’ professional practice.

  4. Belongingness and Acculturation During the First Year at Purdue

    Belongingness and Acculturation During the First Year at Purdue

    2019-02-06 14:18:17 | Contributor(s): Katherine N. Yngve

    This report details outcomes of a focus-group study designed to compare the first-year acculturation experience of international and domestic students, and the different methods they use to begin to accrue "belongingness" at a research one institution.

  5. Case Study: Aligning the Assessment Instrument to the Intercultural Intervention & the Audience

    Case Study: Aligning the Assessment Instrument to the Intercultural Intervention & the Audience

    2019-02-06 20:07:54 | Contributor(s): Katherine N. Yngve

    This report describes iterative attempts to make sense of journaling data from participants of a 2-week study abroad experience.

  6. Enhancing and Assessing Intercultural Learning at Purdue, 2014-2016: Part One (Capacity Building)

    Enhancing and Assessing Intercultural Learning at Purdue, 2014-2016: Part One (Capacity Building)

    2019-02-06 19:13:51 | Contributor(s): Katherine N. Yngve

    This report describes the process of capacity-building at a U.S. research one university, which had recently adopted a new core curriculum requirement that intercultural competence should be embedded in all undergraduate degrees.

  7. Enhancing and Assessing Intercultural Learning at Purdue, 2014-2016: Part Two (Findings)

    Enhancing and Assessing Intercultural Learning at Purdue, 2014-2016: Part Two (Findings)

    2019-02-06 19:21:38 | Contributor(s): Katherine N. Yngve

    This report discusses findings from two years of capacity-building towards a culture of evidence-based intercultural learning at a research one US university.

  8. Exploring the ‘Belongingness’ Effect of Using Formative Intercultural Assessment in Core or Foundational STEM Courses

    Exploring the ‘Belongingness’ Effect of Using Formative Intercultural Assessment in Core or Foundational STEM Courses

    2021-10-29 01:13:53 | Contributor(s): Katherine Yngve

    This study defines "belongingness' as being related to graduation and retention, and uses institutional data sources to explore the possible impact, for marginalized undergraduates, of embedding formative intercultural assessment into core STEM courses.

  9. Global Leadership in Valencia, Spain: 2018 Purdue Promise Study Abroad Outcomes

    Global Leadership in Valencia, Spain: 2018 Purdue Promise Study Abroad Outcomes

    2019-02-07 16:48:22 | Contributor(s): Jess Ramsey

    Purdue Promise is a Student Success Program for low-income Indiana students. This report describes curriculum and learning outcomes of the 2018 iteration of its 3-week study abroad program in Spain.

  10. Global Science Partnerships Learning Community: The First Six Years

    Global Science Partnerships Learning Community: The First Six Years

    2020-02-11 18:45:42 | Contributor(s): Laura J Starr, Katherine Yngve

    This study uses mixed assessment methods to analyze learning outcomes for six cohorts of students in a first-year "global science" learning community for international and domestic students.

  11. Intercultural Development Outcomes of 24 Purdue Short-term Study Abroad programs

    Intercultural Development Outcomes of 24 Purdue Short-term Study Abroad programs

    2019-02-06 14:37:59 | Contributor(s): Katherine N. Yngve

    This report discusses learner outcomes of 24 "faculty-led" programs ranging in length from one to four weeks abroad, and compares outcomes of leaders who have had intercultural mentoring training as opposed to those who have not.

  12. Meta-analysis of 2016-17 Winter and Spring-Break Departmental Study Abroad Programs

    Meta-analysis of 2016-17 Winter and Spring-Break Departmental Study Abroad Programs

    2019-02-06 20:48:42 | Contributor(s): Katherine N. Yngve

    Discusses institutional outcomes of 2016-17 short-term "faculty-led" programs; both those programs which used qualitative assessment methods and those which used quantitative. It also analyzes the effect of leader pedagogy training on outcomes.

  13. Meta-analysis of Purdue 2020-21 Virtual Study Abroad Programs

    Meta-analysis of Purdue 2020-21 Virtual Study Abroad Programs

    2021-10-27 00:36:52 | Contributor(s): Katherine Yngve, Sue Wilder

    This report summarizes findings of the Purdue 2021 "study abroad" season of faculty or staff directed programs, during which the global pandemic necessitated a pivot to virtual study abroad programming.

  14. MURGC Case Study Brief: Constellation Model at Elon

    MURGC Case Study Brief: Constellation Model at Elon

    2021-02-10 15:46:23 | Contributor(s): Maureen Vandermaas-Peeler

    See this one page case study for details about how the Constellation Model for MURGC works at Elon University.

  15. MURGC Case Study Brief: Multifaith Scholars Model at Elon

    MURGC Case Study Brief: Multifaith Scholars Model at Elon

    2021-02-10 17:53:29 | Contributor(s): Maureen Vandermaas-Peeler

    See this one page case study for details about how the Multifaith Scholars program for MURGC works at Elon University.

  16. MURGC Case Study Brief: VIP Global Model at Purdue

    MURGC Case Study Brief: VIP Global Model at Purdue

    2021-02-10 17:49:25 | Contributor(s): Kris Acheson-Clair

    See this one page case study for details about how the VIP Global Model for MURGC works at Purdue University.

  17. Purdue GEARE Report: Assessing "Soft Skill" Development in Engineering Students

    Purdue GEARE Report: Assessing "Soft Skill" Development in Engineering Students

    2019-12-02 19:47:36 | Contributor(s): Katherine Yngve, Joseph M Tort

    In this assessment of a multi-year program designed to turn undergraduates into globally competent engineers, we investigate soft skill development, using the Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI) and senior year focus groups.

  18. Purdue University College of Science Global Dialogues Program 2018-19 Program Assessment

    Purdue University College of Science Global Dialogues Program 2018-19 Program Assessment

    2019-11-21 21:44:30 | Contributor(s): Laura J Starr, Kris Acheson-Clair

    Data is presented from 3 administrations of the BEVI (pretest, posttest, and delayed posttest) in an evaluation of the 2018-19 Global Dialogues Program at Purdue University.

  19. Summary of Intercultural Learning in Semester Abroad Programs: A Comparative Analysis of Mentoring Programs

    Summary of Intercultural Learning in Semester Abroad Programs: A Comparative Analysis of Mentoring Programs

    2019-11-16 18:01:46 | Contributor(s): Daniel Charles Jones, Michelle M Campbell, Kris Acheson-Clair, Katherine Yngve

    This white paper summarizes major findings of an in-progress study analyzing learning outcomes of two types of mentoring during semester-long study abroad, as compared to a control group (which received no mentoring while abroad).