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Educational Psychology

2014

Brigham Young University

Cross-cultural competencies; cross-cultural education; global engineering

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Design And Development Of A Cross-Cultural Disposition Inventory, Randall Davies, Holt Zaugg, Isaku Tateishi May 2014

Design And Development Of A Cross-Cultural Disposition Inventory, Randall Davies, Holt Zaugg, Isaku Tateishi

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Advances in technology have increased the likelihood that engineers will have to work in a global, culturally diverse setting. Many schools of engineering are currently revising their curricula to help students develop cultural competence. However, our ability to measure cultural dispositions can be a challenge. The purpose of this project was to develop and test an instrument that measures the various aspects of cultural disposition. The results of the validation process verified that the hypothesized model adequately represented the data. The refined instrument produced a four factor model for the overall construct. The validation process for the instrument verified the ...