Intercultural Competence in Higher Education: International Approaches, Assessment and Application

Intercultural Competence in Higher Education: International Approaches, Assessment and Application


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138693852
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/29/2017
Series: Internationalization in Higher Education Series
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Darla K. Deardorff is Executive Director of the Association of International Education Administrators, an international leadership organisation based at Duke University, North Carolina, USA.

Lily A. Arasaratnam-Smith is Director of Research at Alphacrucis College, Australia. She is an Associate Professor of Communication with primary expertise in intercultural communication competence.

Table of Contents

Foreword Introduction Part One: Introduction to Intercultural Competence 1. Intercultural competence: An overview 2. Rethinking intercultural competence: Cultural humility in internationalizing higher education 3. The role of empathy in fostering intercultural competence 4. Towards transformative reciprocity: Mapping the intersectionality of interdisciplinary intercultural competence 5. The role of higher education in developing intercultural competence for peacebuilding in the after math of violent conflict Part Two: Development and Assessment of Intercultural Competence 6. Intercultural competence development in higher education 7. Critical intercultural competences in higher education in South Africa: Power, privilege and the decolonization of education 8. Intercultural competence in international higher education: A Chinese perspective 9. Mapping intercultural competence: Aligning goals, outcomes, evidence, rubrics, and assessment 10. The big picture of intercultural competence assessment Part Three: Application of Intercultural Competence Introduction to Case Studies: 29 Case Studies from around the world CS1. Intercultural seminars: An educational intervention with sojourners at a Portuguese university CS2. "Intercultural competence in practice:" A peer-learning reflection-based university course to develop intercultural competence CS3. Intercultural competence through global citizenship CS4. The VCU global bridge: Closing academic and cultural spans in first-year courses CS5. English for specific purposes course for Russian medical students: Focus on intercultural competence CS6. An online-learning journey of diversity and bias CS7. Intercultural competence for classes of mixed discipline students in New Zealand CS8. Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar strides to instill cultural competence training in medical curriculum CS9. Intercultural communication for international mobility CS10. Intercultural competency at TCU CS11. Intercultural communication and engagement abroad CS12. GQ+CQ+SQ+EQ = Global synergy CS13. Intercultural development program (IDP) CS14. Development of intercultural communicative competence: A course for pre-service EFL teachers CS15. Making cultural diversity work CS16. Facilitating intercultural competences through international student internships: Making links to future professional selves CS17. Teaching intercultural competence to undergraduate international students in Vietnam CS18. Comprehensive and integrated intercultural development: A model for institutional change CS19. Global learning at Agnes Scott College CS20. From intercultural adaptation experience to intercultural competence in a multicultural classroom CS21. Issues in global displacement: Exploring community-based language learning CS22. "Intercultureality" at work CS23. Introducing intercultural awareness in a lifelong learning process: Reflections on a formal setting course CS24. Integrating diversity in academic teaching CS25. Developing intercultural competence through international travel experience at Spelman CS26. A collaborative volunteer project in Vietnam CS27. Inclusion through changing the conversation: A case study on NorQuest community dialogue on inclusion CS28. The Businet international weeks CS29. (Dis)connecting Mayan and Mexican Interculturidad with social justice in a U.S. graduate preparation program 11. Intercultural competence in international higher education: Emerging themes, issues, implications and future directions

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