In this paper, we aim to offer multicultural engagement activities to support the internationalization of higher education. This research applies the interpretive qualitative case study with twelve key participants from three different bilingual higher education programs. The study used semi-structured interviews to investigate multicultural engagement activities. The findings of the study show that two important patterns emerged from the data: national multicultural engagement activities and international multicultural engagement activities. The national multicultural engagement can be held in the contexts of formal multicultural engagement activities, semi-formal multicultural engagement activities, and project-based multicultural engagement activities. In addition, the international multicultural engagement activities can be short-term, mid-term, and long-term international overseas multicultural engagement activities. The implication of this study is that multicultural engagement activities can be a model for other bilingual programs in higher education contexts.
multiculturalism, engagement, internationalization, bilingual higher education, qualitative case study
Directorate Research and Community Services (DRPM) supports this research through the scheme of Basic Research (Penelitian Dasar). The contract number is 127/SP2HH/LT/DRPM/2021. We thank all people and participants for supporting this research
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Abduh, A., Basri, M., Rapi, M., & Rosmaladewi, R. (2021). Multicultural Engagement Activities to Support Internationalization of Bilingual Higher Education Programs. The Qualitative Report, 26(10), 3296-3306. https://doi.org/10.46743/2160-3715/2021.5022