Building Cultural Intelligence Through Experiential Learning (76035)

Session Information: Learning Experiences, Student Learning & Learner Diversity
Session Chair: Hilda Namakula

Thursday, 23 November 2023 18:10
Session: Session 6
Room: Room 704
Presentation Type: Oral Presentation

All presentation times are UTC + 9 (Asia/Tokyo)

COIL (collaborative online international learning) has become one of the most-applied experiential learning tools since the outbreak of COVID. By stimulating international/intercultural interactions amongst students from different cultural backgrounds who are located in different parts of the world it develops Cultural intelligence which enables individuals to work effectively in multicultural environments. Amsterdam School of International Business from Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences has implemented COIL as a mandatory component throughout their curriculum which contains three stages of Basic, Advanced, and Professional. We are expected to work more remotely and globally in the future so the implementation of COIL in the curriculum of higher education becomes crucial.
This session will explain you about how COIL relates to developing one’s Cultural Intelligence. While introducing the built up of their curriculum the presenter will share her experiences in setting up and carrying out 27 COIL projects for the last 5 academic years. At the end of the presentation participants are able to get more practical insights into how to design and execute new and/or existing COIL projects further within their own institutions.

Authors:
Chie Misumi, Amsterdam University of Applied Science, Netherlands
Catherine Wu, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Hui-Teng Hoo, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Brenda Choo, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore


About the Presenter(s)
Dr Catherine Wu is Lecturer at Nanyang Technological University Singapore. Her research is on the interplay of language competence and cultural intelligence in global collaborations.

Connect on Linkedin
https://www.linkedin.com/in/drcatherinewu/

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