As part of the Global Citizenship and Sustainability Program sequence, this actual in-country experience provides students with hands-on introductory experience of community-based research. In addition, students will have an exposure to the higher educational system in Malaysia, its philosophy and approach toward community-based research and the opportunity to work and learn together with UNIMAS, and UCTS students regarding sustainable development, community and cultural resilience for indigenous communities.
Students will be able to demonstrate reflective practices (oral, written and visual), especially related to global citizenship, cultural diversity, community-based research, professional growth, leadership, and teamwork.
Students will be able to experience and learn about indigenous Malaysian cultural norms.
Students will be able to work effectively in an interdisciplinary, cross-cultural team.
Students will be able to understand local community perspectives about resilience and sustainable development in Malaysia.