The Cross-Cultural World-Mindedness Scale evaluates attitudes toward race, religion, immigration, patriotism, economics, war, world government, and global education. The scale is used by study-abroad pre-departure programs. The tests consist of 26-items for which the respondents use a 6-point Likert-style response from "disagree strongly" to "agree strongly". Example statements regarding world-mindedness are "Our country should have the right to prohibit certain racial and religious groups from entering to live." and "The primary goal of my country’s foreign policy should be to promote peaceful resolutions of international conflicts."
Validity and Reliability
According to data taken from a survey conducted by 10 nations, the Cross-Cultural World-Mindedness Scale internal reliability varied between countries from .69 (India) to .90 (England). The alpha coefficients showed more consistent result with .80 to .85.
Obtaining the Cross-Cultural World-Mindedness Scale
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Administration, Analysis and Reporting
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