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R. Michael Paige
Professor of International and Intercultural Education

R. Michael Paige, Professor of International and Intercultural Education, coordinates the Comparative and International Development Program in the Department of Educational Policy and Administration. He has been on the faculty since 1977 and for the first 16 years at Minnesota served as the Associate Director for the Office of International Education (now the International Student and Scholar Services). He has been an intercultural educator and trainer since 1968 when he began working with the U.S. Peace Corps on their cross-cultural training.

Holder of two Distinguished Teaching awards in the College of Education and Human Development, Professor Paige has worked with CARLA for six years co-directing and directing a variety of projects related to Language and Culture Learning initiatives. His efforts have resulted in two CARLA working papers, a culture teaching manual for teachers of Spanish and Portuguese, and (with Andrew Cohen, James Lassegard, and Julie Chi ) three volumes on culture and language learning strategies for students, teachers, and study abroad advisors. His team has also conducted a research project on levels of intercultural development and language/culture learning experiences.

 

Education

  • Ph.D. in Education, Stanford University, 1978.
  • M.A. in Sociology, Stanford University, 1976.
  • M.A. in History, University of California, Los Angeles, 1969.
  • B.A. in History, University of California, Los Angeles, 1965.

Experience

1992-present:

Associate Professor, Comparative International Development Education Program, Department of Educational Policy and Administration, University of Minnesota.

1977-1982:

Assistant Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction and Assistant Director, International Student Advisor's Office, University of Minnesota.

1973-1977:

Acting Director, Southeast Asian Development Education Program, Stanford University

1965-1972:

U.S. Peace Corps Volunteer and Cross-Cultural Trainer

Selected Publications

Mikk, B. K., Cohen, A. D., & Paige, R. M. with Chi, J. C., Lassegard,J. P., Meagher, M., & Weaver, S. (2009). Maximizing study abroad: An instructional guide to strategies for language and culture learning and use. Minneapolis, MN: Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition, University of Minnesota.

Hoff, J. G., & Paige, R. M. (2008). Operationalizing culture and language learning in education abroad programming. Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad.

Paige, R. M., and Kippa, S. (2006). Curriculum transformation in study abroad: The Maximizing Study Abroad Guides. In H. Teekens (Ed.), Internationalization at home: A global perspective (pp. 79-89). The Hague, Netherlands: NUFFIC.

Paige, R. M., Cohen, A. D., Kappler, B., Chi, J.C., & Lassegard, J. P. (2006). Maximizing study abroad: A student’s guide to strategies for language and culture learning and use. 2nd edition. Minneapolis, MN: Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition, University of Minnesota.

Lange, D. L. & Paige, R. M. (Eds.) (2003). Culture as the core: Perspectives in second language education. Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing.

Paige, R. M., Jorstad, J., Siaya, L., Klein, F., & Colby, J. (2003). Culture learning in language education: A review of the literature. In D. Lange, & R. M. Paige (Eds.), Culture as the core: Integrating culture into the language education (pp. 173-236). Greenwich, CT: Information Age

Paige, R.M., Jacobs-Cassuto, M., Yershova, Y. A. & DeJaeghere, J. (2003). Assessing intercultural sensitivity: An empirical analysis of the Hammer and Bennett Intercultural Development Inventory. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 27, 467-486.

Paige, R. M. (2003). The intercultural development inventory: A critical review of the research literature. Journal of Intercultural Communication (SIETAR-JAPAN), 6, 53-61.

Paige, R. M. (2003). Intercultural education and training for the 21st Century: Global issues and challenges. Journal of Intercultural Communication (SIETAR-JAPAN), 6, 1-8.

Cohen, A. D., Paige, R. M., Kappler, B., Demmessie, M., Weaver, S. J., Chi, J.C., & Lassegard, J. P. (2003). Maximizing study abroad: A language instructor's guide to strategies for language and culture learning and use. Minneapolis, MN: Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition, University of Minnesota

Paige, R. M., Cohen, A. D., Kappler, B., Chi, J.C., & Lassegard, J. P. (2002). Maximizing study abroad: A students' guide to strategies for language and culture learning and use. Minneapolis, MN: Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition, University of Minnesota

Paige, R. M., Cohen, A. D., Kappler, B., Chi, J.C., & Lassegard, J. P. (2002). Maximizing study abroad: A program coordinators' guide to strategies for language and culture learning and use. Minneapolis, MN: Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition, University of Minnesota.

Paige, R. M. (Ed.) (1993). Education for the intercultural experience. Yarmouth, Maine: Intercultural Press.

Paige, R. M. (Ed.) (1986). Cross-cultural orientation: New conceptualizations and applications. Lanham, Maryland: University Press of America.

 
RESEARCH AND PROGRAMS

Articulation of Language Instruction
Assessment of Second Language
Content-Based Language Instruction
Culture and Language Learning
Immersion Education
Learner Language
Less Commonly Taught Languages
Maximizing Study Abroad
Pragmatics/Speech Acts
Strategies for Language Learning
Technology and Language Learning
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