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Developing and Assessing Intercultural Competence in Education Abroad

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Developing and Assessing Intercultural Competence in Education Abroad

Dr. Darla Deardorff

Thursday December 14, 2017, 3-4 pm Eastern time

This is Webinar #4 in:

Intercultural Competence Development through Education Abroad: Key Concepts, Practical Applications

(A series of four webinars on intercultural learning through education abroad, Fall Semester 2017)

Utilizing insights from the newly published "Intercultural Competence in Higher Education: International Approaches, Assessment, Application" (edited by Deardorff and Arasaratnam-Smith, Routledge, 2017), Dr. Deardorff explores her Process Model of Intercultural Competence in the context of education abroad programs. Take-aways include practical strategies on how to apply this foundational framework in achieving desired intercultural competence outcomes in education abroad.

About the presenter:

Darla K. Deardorff is Executive Director of the Association of International Education Administrators (AIEA), based at Duke University. In addition, she is a research scholar in the Program in Education at Duke University and has held national leadership positions with NAFSA and with Forum on Education Abroad. Editor of The Sage Handbook of Intercultural Competence (Sage, 2009), she has published widely on international education and cross-cultural issues. She is also lead editor of the Sage Handbook of International Higher Education, (Sage, 2012) along with co-editors Hans de Wit, John Heyl and Tony Adams. Other recent books include Building Cultural Competence (Stylus, 2012), Demystifying Outcome Assessment for International Educators (Stylus 2015), and Intercultural Competence in Higher Education: International Approaches, Assessment and Application (Routledge, 2017), co-edited by Lily A. Arasaratnam-Smith. With nearly 20 years of experience in the field of intercultural education, she teaches courses in international education and intercultural communication and is on the faculty of Harvard University's Future of Learning Institute, The Summer Institute of Intercultural Communication in Portland, OR, is research associate at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (S. Africa), Meiji University (Japan), Shanghai International Studies University (China) and adjunct faculty at the Middlebury Institute for International Studies (formerly Monterey Institute). She received her master’s and doctorate degrees from North Carolina State University.

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  • Requests made on or before December 12, 2017: Registration will be refunded 70%
  • Beginning December 13, 2017: No refunds will be made


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