Work in progress: Assessing intercultural competency in an e-Learning environment

Jennifer R. Amos, Hyun Hannah Choi, Kenneth D. Long, Adam Rusch

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Abstract

As the world rapidly progresses toward a complex global community from a collection of independent nation-states, it is increasingly evident that the future of education lies in preparing students to collaborate, communicate, and cooperate in dynamic, multidisciplinary, and multicultural spaces. The development of discipline-based differences, vocabularies, and personalities is nothing new, and as bodies of knowledge continue to grow and increase in complexity, the difficulty of translating across disciplines to address increasingly broader global challenges also increases. Similarly, the need for cultural competency is expanding beyond the number of students realistically supported by traditional study abroad programs. This project utilizes global health as the paradigm within which to pursue a novel e-learning environment in partnership with Njala University to develop this capacity for international interdisciplinary translation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
StatePublished - Jun 26 2016
Event123rd ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition - New Orleans, United States
Duration: Jun 26 2016Jun 29 2016

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Other123rd ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition
CountryUnited States
CityNew Orleans
Period6/26/166/29/16

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)

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    Amos, J. R., Choi, H. H., Long, K. D., & Rusch, A. (2016). Work in progress: Assessing intercultural competency in an e-Learning environment. Paper presented at 123rd ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, New Orleans, United States.