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Educ. Sci. 2018, 8(4), 177; https://doi.org/10.3390/educsci8040177

Intercultural Pedagogy: A Faculty Learning Cohort

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College of Liberal Arts/Professor/Twin Cities, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
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Curriculum and Instruction/College of Education and Human Development/Senior Lecturer/Twin Cities, University of Minnesota, Peik Hall, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
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Internationalizing Campus and Curriculum/Global Programs and Strategy Alliance/Education Specialist/Twin Cities, University of Minnesota, 301 19th Avenue South Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
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Family Social Science/College of Education and Human Development/Twin Cities, University of Minnesota, Room 390 McNH, 1985 Buford Ave, St Paul, MN 55108, USA
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Department of Chemistry/College of Science and Engineering/Twin Cities, University of Minnesota, MN 55455, USA
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Received: 1 September 2018 / Revised: 6 October 2018 / Accepted: 7 October 2018 / Published: 20 October 2018
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Universal Design for Inclusive Pedagogy)
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The purpose of this article is to describe and reflect on a pilot faculty learning cohort that was designed to improve the frequency and the quality of cross-national and cross-cultural student interactions in the participants’ undergraduate courses. The cohort offered a space where faculty could gain insight on the experience of international students (IS) and non-native English speakers (NNES), develop knowledge about best practices and relevant research, and explore and test tools to promote inclusion and interactions. The cohort focused on cross-national interactions because strong and consistent data indicate that international and domestic students seek more purposeful and substantive interactions, both in and out of the classroom, but lack the confidence and structure to engage in them. View Full-Text
Keywords: intercultural pedagogy; faculty development; international students; diversity; undergraduate teaching intercultural pedagogy; faculty development; international students; diversity; undergraduate teaching
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Lee, A.; Poch, R.; Smith, A.; Delehanty Kelly, M.; Leopold, H. Intercultural Pedagogy: A Faculty Learning Cohort. Educ. Sci. 2018, 8, 177.

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