Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Science in Education (MSEd)

First Advisor

Roberta Altman


In August 2016, one year from this writing, a team of educators will embark on adapting the developmental-interaction approach to a newly founded early elementary school in Gyeongsan, South Korea. This paper seeks to address the challenges and rewards inherent in such a project through examining critical issues such as intercultural competence and teacher relationships