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Title: The Use of Blogs and Face-to-Face Interactions to Develop Intercultural Competence
Authors: Amery, Erica
Koh, Kim
Keywords: Blogs;Study abroad;English as a second language;Face-to-face interactions;Intercultural competence;Intercultural education
Issue Date: Jun-2015
Citation: Amery, E., Koh, K. "The Use of Blogs and Face-to-Face Interactions to Develop Intercultural Competence" (2015). In Preciado Babb, P., Takeuchi, M., & Lock, J. (Eds.). Proceedings of the IDEAS: Designing Responsive Pedagogy Conference, pp. 148-157. Calgary, Canada: Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary.
Abstract: In today’s global world, the acquisition of intercultural competence (ICC) is essential for effective communication and interaction. Study Abroad Programs provides students the opportunity to immerse themselves in a new culture, learn a new language and increase ICC; however, ICC attributes are necessarily acquired through formal education. This paper is an in-depth literature review and analysis of empirical studies that looks at face-to-face (FtF) interactions and blogs to foster ICC in second language adult learners who are enrolled in study abroad programs.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1880/50869
ISBN: 978-0-88953-384-4
Appears in Collections:IDEAS 2015: Designing Responsive Pedagogy

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