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Date postedMay 12, 2010
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The original iteration of GLOSSARI (circa 2003) reported a 7-dimension factorial structure for our instrument. The dimensions as reported were (1) Functional Knowledge, (2) Global Interdependence Knowledge, (3) Knowledge of Cultural Relativism, (4) Verbal Acumen, (5) World Geography Knowledge, (6) Knowledge of Interpersonal Accommodation, and (7) Sensitivity to Cultural Difference. These seven dimensions were set to be mildly correlated (that is, not orthogonal), and was based on a principal component analysis. A subsequent (unpublished) paper confirmed this structure in a different data set, but found a better fit with a more parsimonious model (3 or 5 dimensions)…..