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ERIC Number: EJ1149926
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 17
Abstractor: As Provided
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ISSN: EISSN-2167-8669
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Using an Internally-Developed Tool to Assess Intercultural Competence in Short-Term Study Abroad Programs
Kartoshkina, Yuliya
International Research and Review, v3 n1 p23-39 Fall 2013
An internally-developed tool was developed to assess the intercultural competence of students taking part in short-term study abroad programs. Four scales were built to assess possible change in students' host culture knowledge, cross-cultural awareness, cross-cultural adaptation, and self-assessed foreign language proficiency. Enrollment in a foreign language as a factor in developing intercultural competence was examined. The results of the pre and post survey as well as future research directions and implications are discussed.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Tests/Questionnaires; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Delaware
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