Edition 193 - May 2017

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

Deardorff D. K., Arasaratnam-Smith L. A., Intercultural Competence in Higher Education-International Approaches, Assessment and Application. Routledge 2017. ISBN: 9781138693852. Pages:312

Intercultural Competence in Higher Education features the work of scholars and international education practitioners in understanding the learning outcomes of internationalisation, moving beyond rhetoric to concrete practice around the world.

Devoted exclusively to exploring the central learning outcomes of internationalisation efforts, this edited volume contains a combination of chapters and case studies from interdisciplinary and cross-cultural contributors, including:

  • cutting-edge issues within intercultural competence development, such as intersectionality, mapping intercultural competence, and assessment;
  • the role of higher education in developing intercultural competence for peacebuilding in the aftermath of violent conflict;
  • facilitating intercultural competence through international student internships;
  • interdisciplinary and cross-cultural contributions from over 19 countries including Japan, Russia, Serbia, South Africa, and Vietnam;
  • the latest research and thinking on global, intercultural, and international learning outcomes, with a unique emphasis on newer voices. 

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