The following resources offer a good place to start for anyone interested in intercultural learning in the international/experiential education sector.  Please note that if you make a purchase using the links below, I may receive a small commission.


Resources for Educators

Bennett, M.J. (Ed.) (2013). Basic concepts of intercultural communication: Paradigms, principles, and practices, 2nd edition. Boston: Intercultural Press.
Hofstede, G., Hofstede, G.J. & Minkov, M. (2010). 
Cultures and organizations: Software of the mind: Intercultural cooperation and its importance for survival, 3rd ed. New York: McGraw-Hill.
Engle, J. & Engle. L. (2002). Neither international nor educative: Study abroad in the time of globalization. In W. Grünzweig & N. Rinehard (Eds.), Rockin’ in Red Square: Critical approaches to international education in the age of cyberculture (pp. 25-39). Piscataway, NJ: Transaction Publishers. 
Fink, L.D. (2013). Creating significant learning experiences: An integrated approach to designing college courses. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Deutscher, G. (2010). Does language shape how you think? The New York Times (August 26). Available online at
Moodian, M.A. (Ed.) (2008). Contemporary leadership and intercultural competence: Understanding and utilizing cultural diversity to build successful organizations. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
Paige, R.M. (1993). On the nature of intercultural experiences and intercultural education. In R. M. Paige (Ed.), Education for the intercultural experience (pp. 1-13). Yarmouth, ME: Intercultural Press.
Savicki, V. (2008). Experiential and affective education for international educators. In V. Savicki (Ed.), Developing intercultural competence and transformation: Theory, research, and application in international education (pp. 74-91). Sterling, VA: Stylus.
Storti, C. (2003). Introduction; The stages of reentry. In C. Storti, The art of coming home (pp. xii-xxi & 45-65). Boston, MA: Intercultural Press.
Schaetti, B.F., Ramsey, S.J., & Watanabe, G.C. (2008). Personal Leadership: Making a world of difference: A methodology of two principles and six practices. Seattle, WA: FlyingKite Publications.
Vande Berg, M., Paige, R.M. & Lou, K.H. (Eds.) (2012). Student learning abroad: What our students are learning, what they’re not, and what we can do about it. Sterling, VA: Stylus.



Resources for Students

Cultural Detective Online (also useful for educators)
Duke, S.T. (2014). Preparing to study abroad:  Learning to cross cultures. Sterling, VA: Stylus.
Paige, R.M., Cohen, A.D., Kappler, B., Chi, J.C., & Lassegard, J.P. (2006). Maximizing study abroad:  A students’ guide to strategies for language and culture learning and use, 2nd ed. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition.
Schaetti, B.F., Ramsey, S.J., & Watanabe, G.C. (2008). Personal Leadership: Making a world of difference: A methodology of two principles and six practices. Seattle: FlyingKite Publications.
Storti, C. (1999). Figuring foreigners out:  A practical guide. Boston: Intercultural Press.
University of the Pacific’s ‘What’s Up with Culture?’ web resource




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