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Scaling Up Institute on Intercultural Learning and Mentoring 

It was CILMAR's pleasure to host the first annual Scaling Up Institute on Intercultural Learning and Mentoring February 22-23.  Please find attached PowerPoints and other materials contributed by our conference presenters.

Presentation:  Intercultural mentoring:  What is it and why is it important?
Presenter:  Dr. R. Michael Paige


Presentation:  Structures for scaling up intercultural learning
Presenters:  Dr. Michael Brzezinski, Dr. Kris Acheson-Clair, & Katherine Yngve


Presentation:  Overcoming resistance to intercultural learning
Presenters:  Dr. Kris Acheson-Clair & Katherine Yngve


Presentation:  Making sense of reflective assignments as publishable data
Presenters:  Dr. Daniel C. Jones & Katherine Yngve


Presentation:  Ice breakers that teach
Presenter:  Florence Adibu


Presentation:  Creating and administering co-curricular intercultural certificates:  Rubrics, facilitation, revision
Presenter:  Dr. Daniel C. Jones


Presentation:  Keepin' it real:  Games for social justice, diversity and inclusion
Presenters:  Renee Thomas & Annette Watters


Presentation:  Mindfulness as an intercultural skill
Presenter:  Michael Bittinger


Presentation:  Co-creating interculturally adept advisors and co-curricular leaders
Presenters:  Leighton Buntain, Dr. Sarah Speir, & Carrie Anne Thomas


Presentation:  Reflections on making "soft skills" relevant to students
Presenters:  Dr. Heidi Parker, Dr. Mary Pilotte, Dr. Ellen Schellhase, & Katherine Yngve


Presentation:  Fostering intercultural competence for international and domestic students in linked first-year writing courses
Presenters:  Hadi Banat, Parva Panahi, Rebekah Sims, Phuong Tran


Presentation:  Intercultural assessment tools showcase
Presenters:  Dr. Kris Acheson-Clair, Dr. Heidi Parker, Carrie Anne Thomas, & Katherine Yngve


Presentation:  Including intercultural learning in your strategic plan
Presenters:  Katherine Yngve


Presentation:  Learning interventions for polarization and denial
Presenters:  Kr. Kris Acheson-Clair & Annette Benson

InterCultural Research at Purdue

Do you know what amazing scholarship on InterCultural Learning is being generated here on Purdue's campus? Would you like to see some examples of recent open-access publications written by Purdue faculty, staff and students? Click here for more information on CILMAR Research at Purdue. If you are a fellow interculturalist at another institution, you may also be interested in some of the resources available on the Faculty & Staff page.

For Town & Gown 

Community Event involving International Students

International Friendship Program

Are you an alumnus or local community member? Do you want to get involved with the International Students here on Purdue's campus? Click here for more information on the International Friendship Program.

Education Exchange

Local teachers and community educational organizations also have the opportunity to get involved with Purdue International Students and Scholars as part of the Education Exchange Program, which connects people across cultures and offers locals a glimpse of what life is like in other countries. If you are interested in participating, click here for more information.

For Parents of Purdue students

Study Abroad Parents

Is your Purdue student interested in studying abroad? Are you looking for information to help your child plan their involvement in an exchange program or faculty-led trip? Click here for more information for Parents.

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