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Koblizkova, Andrea – Language Learning in Higher Education, 2018
The paper offers insight into pragmatic aspects of English as a lingua franca (ELF) and potential implications for intercultural communication by presenting the results of research into rapport carried among Czech, English and German university students. The three cultural groups were compared in terms of their cultural independence in rapport…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Language Role, Official Languages
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Illes, Katalin – Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2003
Describes and evaluates the introduction of the Patchwork Text assignment in the assessment of a Masters-level course on Intercultural Management taught to students of various nationalities and linguistic/cultural backgrounds as part of a Masters-level business education program. Begins by addressing the question of whether the Patchwork Text…
Descriptors: Assignments, Business Education, Cooperative Learning, Educational Development
Houghton, Stephanie Ann – Multilingual Matters, 2012
The term intercultural dialogue has become a buzzword at policy level, but there is a pressing need to synchronise the terminology of policymakers with that of academics. An overarching aim of this book is to explore the wide-ranging terminology relevant to intercultural dialogue in order to promote clearer consideration of the underlying issues.…
Descriptors: Intercultural Communication, Value Judgment, Second Language Instruction, Foreign Countries
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Kohn, Kurt; Hoffstaedter, Petra – Computer Assisted Language Learning, 2017
This article discusses insights gained from a case study on telecollaboration for intercultural communication in foreign language school contexts. Focus was on non-native English and German lingua franca conversations between pairs of students (aged 14-16, B1 level) from schools in France, Germany, the Netherlands and Spain. Telecollaboration…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Foreign Countries, Case Studies, Intercultural Communication
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Purdy, Michael W.; Manning, Linda M. – International Journal of Listening, 2015
This article consists of a dialogue focused on listening philosophy, theory, and inclusive management practices for maximum productivity and performance in multicultural workplaces. The discussion illustrates that listening both influences cultural interactions and is impacted by cultural values and practices. This focus is broadly framed by an…
Descriptors: Theory Practice Relationship, Cultural Pluralism, Work Environment, Productivity
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Williamson, Guillermo – Arts and Humanities in Higher Education: An International Journal of Theory, Research and Practice, 2017
Knowledge deemed worthy of classification as "truth" is not produced only in classic positivist research, or research recognised by the official state accreditation system, it is also produced by research--action, research + development, experimentation and systematisation. One of the most basic aspects of academic work is…
Descriptors: Universities, Cultural Pluralism, Foreign Countries, Ethics
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Zawacki-Richter, Olaf; Backer, Eva Maria; Vogt, Sebastian – International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, 2009
This paper presents a review of distance education literature to describe the status thereof and to identify gaps and priority areas in distance education research based on a validated classification of research areas. The articles (N = 695) published in five prominent distance education journals between 2000 and 2008 were reviewed for this study.…
Descriptors: Instructional Design, Distance Education, Literature Reviews, Meta Analysis
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Corte-Real, Maria de Sao Jose – Intercultural Education, 2011
The performing arts can play a key role in intercultural education in a variety of contexts. New creative initiatives are constantly developed, but there is still little theory to support such initiatives. The fusion of Ethnomusicology and Education offers a particularly fruitful perspective as a theoretical dimension to the work being done. This…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Multicultural Education, Theater Arts, Role
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Zhu, Wuhan – Language and Intercultural Communication, 2017
This article discusses and compares how Chinese and English postgraduate students manage a harmonious relationship with university instructors by managing rapport and doing relational work in their academic request emails. The rapport-management strategies were explored and then further evaluated in relation to the taxonomies of relational work…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Graduate Students, Chinese, Electronic Mail
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Busch, Dominic – Intercultural Education, 2009
This paper explores the potential benefits of education about intercultural issues for improving a student's future job employability. From the perspective of discourse theory, both job employability and intercultural competence as job qualifications may be taken as discursive constructions. This paper delineates understandings of these concepts…
Descriptors: Employment Potential, Interpersonal Competence, Cultural Awareness, Intercultural Communication
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Kassis-Henderson, Jane; Cohen, Linda; McCulloch, Rosalind – Business and Professional Communication Quarterly, 2018
Recent research demonstrates that operating effectively across boundaries is more complex than traditional essentialist models in cross-cultural studies suggest. The authors present a teaching model that leverages this research and moves away from static comparative models of intercultural interaction. Using self-reflexive and analytical…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Intercultural Communication, Teaching Methods, Cultural Awareness
Koprucu, Sirin – School Business Affairs, 2009
Corporate leaders of high-growth initiative employment sectors, such as advanced manufacturing, aerospace, automotive, biotechnology, health care, hospitality, information technology, and homeland security, are not the only ones who list intercultural communication and management skills as business requisites. The entrepreneurs who are expected to…
Descriptors: Intercultural Communication, Foreign Students, Foreign Countries, Competence
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Paull, Megan; Whitsed, Craig; Girardi, Antonia – Issues in Educational Research, 2016
Global perspectives and interpersonal and intercultural communication competencies are viewed as a priority within higher education. For management educators, globalisation, student mobility and widening pathways present numerous challenges, but afford opportunities for curriculum innovation. The "Interaction for Learning Framework"…
Descriptors: Models, Intervention, Curriculum Development, Peer Relationship
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Graf, Andrea; Mertesacker, Marion – Journal of European Industrial Training, 2009
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to develop recommendations for measures assessing intercultural training needs for international human resource management. Based on scientific as well as application-oriented criteria the aim is to select six measures assessing general intercultural competencies and with the help of behaviour ratings in…
Descriptors: Educational Needs, Psychometrics, Human Resources, Personnel Management
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Melo-Pfeifer, Sílvia – Computer Assisted Language Learning, 2015
Focusing on the topic of the development of the plurilingual and intercultural competence through the integration of electronic communicative practices both in foreign language classrooms and non-formal contexts, this work aims at defining and characterizing, in view of a co-actional perspective, a "pedagogical blog", by considering it…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Computer Mediated Communication, Second Language Instruction, Technology Uses in Education
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