ICC Research

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What is the latest in research on intercultural competence? What research questions would you like feedback on? What are some possible areas of research collaboration with ICC colleagues from different cultures and disciplines? This is the place to share information, feedback and questions related to research on intercultural competence.

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Research on Intercultural Contact Pathway of Chinese College Students from the Perspective of Intercultural Competence

Based on a literature review and theoretical paradigm of intercultural contact, this study constructs a conceptual model and dimension scale of Chinese college students' intercultural contact, and explores Chinese college students' intercultural contact pathways and their significance from the perspective of intercultural competence.

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Toward Intercultural Education: A Dialog Between Professor Sun Youzhong and Dr. Janet Bennett

Professor Sun Youzhong and Dr. Janet Bennett discuss the relationship between intercultural education and foreign language education as well as between higher education in general, and propose some effective ways of implementing intercultural education in the whole process of teaching in the context of globalization. During the dialogue, Dr. Bennett also explains how to apply the DMIS model in intercultural communication research, and introduces the mission of the Intercultural Communication Institute as well as the Intercultural Effectiveness Scale developed by her team.

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IAIR Conference in New York in June - and ICC Global meeting!

Hello everyone! I'm curious as to who will be attending the IAIR Conference in New York in June... there will be an ICC Symposium there led by Lily Arasaratnam-Smith and myself, with presenters being some of the contributors to the forthcoming book "Intercultural Competence in Higher Education: International Approaches, Application, and Assessment" (Routledge, 2017). I think it would be really good if we can arrange an ICC Global meeting there.

"Applying Research to Improve Intercultural Relations"

June 25 through 29, 2017

http://www.csi.cuny.edu/iair/

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Welcome to ICC Global! Welcome to the 2016-17 year!

Welcome to all ICC Global members, especially to those who've just joined. We hope your 2016-17 school year is off to a great start. You are encouraged to "start a new discussion" and (re)introduce yourself and your interests/questions around intercultural competence, share with us the latest updates in your ICC research, let us know about a new ICC resource you've found and so on.

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ICC in Malaysia

Dear All,

Is there anyone with an ongoing research in/on Malaysia or nearby? My research topic is based on a European point of view of IC development and its measurement, however I will soon move to Malaysia for longer term, and I would appreciate to have some discussion about broadening my basic approach.

Thanks and best wishes,
Judit

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ICC Related to International & Domestic Student Perspectives on Local & Global Refugee/Immigration Responses

Does anyone know of sources for ICC research related to refugees/immigrants and empathy? I serve in the field of student development and am responsible for a small population of international students on our campus. Service learning opportunities demands continue to grow in the states but I’d like to develop a special research and service learning project that helps our international students consider how they might apply US community engagement back home.

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Intercultural interview questions

I am doing a collective case study on Saudi academic migrants studying graduate Applied Linguistics at my university for my dissertation. I have been afforded the opportunity to perform my research with one male and one female, which to the best of my knowledge would be the first research looking at the development of intercultural competence within this specific population and particularly from the perspective of a Saudi female.

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Call for ICC Case Study Proposals - due Feb 15

This is an invitation to submit a case study proposal for how intercultural competence is specifically being developed and assessed in a course or program at your higher education institution. This can be from any discipline and can include both courses as well as extracurricular programs targeted to students, administrators or academic staff . Please forward this to interested academic staff/faculty who are addressing intercultural competence in their courses.

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Welcome to ICC Global - 2015-2016 school year!

Welcome to all ICC Global members, especially to those who've just joined. We hope your 2015-2016 school year is off to a great start. Below are some profiles of some who've recently joined ICC Global (from around the world!) - this information is drawn from what was posted in the profile portion.

To all: You are encouraged to "start a new discussion" and (re)intrroduce yourself and your interests/questions around intercultural competence. As you'll see, we have members from all around the world and there's so much we can learn from each other. PLEASE DO POST AND SHARE WITH US!

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High School Student Mobility

Dear all,

I would like to ask you if you have any recommendations in terms of references concerning:
- internationalization of high school;
- high school student mobility;
- development of intercultural competence during a high school student experience abroad;
- assess intercultural competence at high school.

I am looking forward to hearing from you.
Thank you very much.

Best wishes,
Mattia (Italy)

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intercultural communicative competence vs intercultural competence

Hi everybody,
do you see or have found out from literature that there is clear cut difference between these two concepts?or are they more or less similar?Looking forward for your feed back.

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ICC - History and Context?

Hi everyone!

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ICC and Human Rights

Hi everyone!

I was recently reading the Intercultural Competence Report developed by the SALTO YOUTH Cultural Diversity Resource Center in Europe (Bortini and Motamed-Afshari, 2012). I found their definition of ICC really interesting:

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observational check list for identifying ICC

I am conducting a research on developing ICC of teacher trainees in a preservice teacher institute and developed the following check list to observe them during classroom activities .please give your feed back on it..Student name knowledge Attitudes skills Critical cultural awareness

Check list will be based on following cour columns against Student name,
knowledge Attitudes skills Critical cultural awareness

Each of them will be divided into six as follows
1. Knowledge- 1. Demonstrates knowledge about one's own culture .

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Call for Journal reviewers

All - Reviewers are needed to review several ICC articles in the next few weeks. Criteria for reviewers includes fluency in English, expertise in ICC, with preference for previous journal review experience. If interested, please email Dr. Darla Deardorff at d.deardorff@duke.edu as soon as possible. Thanks!

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request more literature on the dimension of Intercutural competence

Hi everyone,

Now I am doing the literature review on the dimension of intercultural competence. If you have some related materials available, would you like to share with me? I would feel much appreciated you could do that for me. Furthermore, I like to discuss more with the scholars who are interested in it. If you would, you could send me by mail : pengrz@hust.edu.cn. Thanks a lot.

Best,
Renzhong Peng

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Language On-Line Portfolio Project

LOLIPOP (Language On-Line Portfolio Project), with the School of Applied Language and Intercultural Studies, Dublin City University (DCU) as lead partner, involves 12 partners across 8 countries (Austria, France, Germany, Ireland, Latvia, Norway, Poland and Spain). Its aim is the development of a multilingual, on-line, interactive version of the (European Language Portfolio) ELP with an enhanced intercultural dimension. The project is due for completion in September 2007. The project defines intercultural competence as follows:
Knowledge
• Culture-general and culture specific

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Intercultural Communication Competence Standards and Criteria

The Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI)

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Constructs of ICC

ICC is often described with a variety of traits in at least five dimensions, and may be viewed as a developmental process. Each of these areas is summarised below. The information is taken from the article: A Central Concern: Developing Intercultural Competence by Alvino E. Fantini, where the five dimensions are explored in greater detail.
Traits

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Intercultural competence for professional mobility (ICOPROMO)

The ICOPROMO project recognizes that employees are increasingly faced with intercultural encounters in their professional contexts. The project focuses on strategies directed towards intercultural sensitivity and on mediation competencies closely linked with language learning and the professional world. The ICOPROMO project builds upon the Common European Framework and the European Language Portfolio and supplements their recommendations with some guidelines and materials for foreign language/culture education that are more focused on professional training.

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