Maintaining ICGC in Higher Education through Virtual Exchanges

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As a member of the ICC Virtual Working Group, I would like to share how Intercultural & Global Competence (ICGC) maintained traction as a learning outcome in higher education during the pandemic. In the past two decades, U.S.-based institutions have placed more importance on international institutional partnerships between U.S. institutions and foreign counterparts, but the 2020 global pandemic unleashed restrictions which hampered physical mobility between nation states. In response to this and other challenges to ICGC in curricula, institutions adopted innovative solutions in the form of Virtual Exchanges and Collaborative Online Intercultural Learning (VE/COIL) to maintain global partnerships and serve […]

Listening to Underrepresented Voices

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An update from the World Council working group on Bringing more Underrepresented Voices to Intercultural Competence Research and a call for contributions to an annotated bibliography project  Hello, colleagues and friends in the World Council and beyond. Our working group would like to tell you about a project we have been working on. Over the past few months, our group came together  with the goal of opening spaces for and amplifying underrepresented voices in intercultural research. We soon decided, though, that the first step towards this goal needed to be a review of the “state of the field”—that is, what […]