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  1. Prepping English-speakers for English-medium interactions with non-native speakers

    Collections | 10 Oct 2019 | Posted by Kris Acheson-Clair

    Many COIL experiences use English as the medium of instruction, with a mix of native and non-native English speakers participating. In some cases, it's a good idea to prepare the native...

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  2. Encouraging students to be open to "hard-to-pronounce" names of their counterparts in COIL

    Collections | 10 Oct 2019 | Posted by Kris Acheson-Clair

    CILMAR Intercultural Learning Specialist Florence Adibu has recommended this reading to prep students for interacting with others whose names they may perceive to be "hard". She writes...

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  3. Perspective taking - before, during, or after COIL

    Collections | 10 Oct 2019 | Posted by Kris Acheson-Clair

    Imaginative discussion activities such as "If I woke up tomorrow" make great reflective tools for empathy building and the development of capacity for perspective taking. I can see this...

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  4. Guidance for students as they get to know one another

    Collections | 10 Oct 2019 | Posted by Kris Acheson-Clair

    This set of questions might be a good way for pairs or small groups to get to know each other in a COIL/international virtual education experience. I would encourage the use of synchronous meeting...

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  5. Another good prep activity for students with different communication styles

    Collections | 10 Oct 2019 | Posted by Kris Acheson-Clair

    "Pacing" is a great activity for diverse teams to increase the effectiveness of communication and improve team dynamics. We use it often at Purdue both for on-campus courses and in...

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  6. A cultural values activity for diverse groups - The Parable

    Collections | 10 Oct 2019 | Posted by Kris Acheson-Clair

    We use this often on Purdue's campus in classes and programs that include a good mix of domestic and international students. If you are looking for an activity to encourage deep conversation...

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  7. Collection of assignments in Purdue's online intercultural mentoring course for long-term study abroad students

    Collections | 10 Oct 2019 | Posted by Kris Acheson-Clair

    I think the assignments in this course are of particular interest to COIL instructors and international virtual education program developers because they are already adapted or were even originally...

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  8. Intercultural Learning Outcomes - the AAC&U VALUE rubrics

    Collections | 08 Oct 2019 | Posted by Kris Acheson-Clair

    The American Association of Colleges and Universities have created over the past decade or more a set of 16 rubrics referred to as the VALUE (Valid Assessment of Learning in Undergraduate...

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  9. A good activity for pre-COIL orientation

    Collections | 07 Oct 2019 | Posted by Kris Acheson-Clair

    D-I-E (Describe, Interpret, Evaluate) is an oldie but a goodie with an unfortunate name! When preparing students for study abroad or a COIL/international virtual education experience, it can be...

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  10. Working on communication skills

    Collections | 07 Oct 2019 | Posted by Kris Acheson-Clair

    This activity is great for improving communication in diverse teams. More direct versus more indirect communication styles can be an issue in COIL/international virtual education as people with...

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  11. Empathy building reflective activity

    Collections | 07 Oct 2019 | Posted by Kris Acheson-Clair

    Scenery, Machinery, People is an activity that we have been using at Purdue in various contexts - it seems really effective for encouraging self-reflection and empathy for others. In...

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  12. Classic research that is still useful - with precautions!

    Collections | 07 Oct 2019 | Posted by Kris Acheson-Clair

    This interactive online tool that allows users to explore cultural values in country comparisons based on Geert Hofstede's classic research works well for both COIL/virtual international...

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  13. More media possibilities - documentaries from Crossing Borders Education

    Collections | 07 Oct 2019 | Posted by Kris Acheson-Clair

    There are several excellent recent documentaries from CBE that work well to prep students for intercultural interactions, helping them to develop more self-awareness, openness, and empathy. These...

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  14. Looking for media to incorporate into COIL? I like "Danger of a Single Story"

    Collections | 07 Oct 2019 | Posted by Kris Acheson-Clair

    This is a great short (<20 min) video to incorporate into a COIL course if you are trying to get students to complicate their understandings of the members of other groups as well as work on...

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  15. RESOURCE - Kansai University's IIGE

    Collections | 07 Oct 2019 | Posted by Kris Acheson-Clair

    The Institute for Innovative Global Education is another leader on the world stage for COIL. They are especially committed to documenting with rigorous research the effectiveness of COIL and COIL +...

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  16. The BEVI - a common way to assess COIL

    Collections | 07 Oct 2019 | Posted by Kris Acheson-Clair

    One of the quantitative instruments most commonly used to assess intercultural learning outcomes in COIL is the Beliefs, Events, and Values Inventory. Several large scale government supported...

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  17. RESOURCE - The SUNY COIL Center

    Collections | 07 Oct 2019 | Posted by Kris Acheson-Clair

    SUNY (the State University of New York system) is one of the pioneers of international virtual exchange in the US and the world. See their website for resources, conference information,...

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  18. The Name Game - A great icebreaker for COIL

    Collections | 07 Oct 2019 | Posted by Kris Acheson-Clair

    This is another way for students in a COIL experience to get to know each other with an added cultural layer to the introductions. You'll need to modify it for a virtual setting. I think it...

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  19. Voices from the Past - Great icebreaker for COIL that digs deep into cultural knowledge

    Collections | 07 Oct 2019 | Posted by Kris Acheson-Clair

    I think this icebreaker is a great way to move beyond students in each group learning each others' names to a deep exploration of cultural values expressed in sayings heard during...

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  20. Adapt or Be Yourself

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