Faculty Advisor

Foo, Katherine

Faculty Advisor

Sturm, Stephan

Abstract

We worked with Über den Tellerrand, an organization in Berlin, Germany, to improve their program by evaluating the impact that their community events have on both locals and immigrants. The evaluation tool we had developed for the Über den Tellerrand community events was a survey instrument. We tested our survey instrument at many of the community events held by Über den Tellerrand during our time in Berlin, and refined them to capture the most important information. We also supplied the organization with methods to analyze and understand the data. Our program evaluation demonstrated that Über den Tellerrand has reduced prejudices amongst its participants, created a safe space for immigrants and locals to interact, and expanded the participants’ support network.

Publisher

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Accepted

May 2019

Project Type

Interactive Qualifying Project

Accessibility

Unrestricted

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