Title

Creative Analytical Practice Ethnography as Assessment: Community Service Learning (CSL) and Languages for Specific Purposes (LSP) Combined

Subject Area

Foreign Language Pedagogy

Abstract

Creative analytical practice Ethnography FL Assessment

Through CAP (creative analytical practice) this presentation explains how to do ethnographic research, in a foreign language course combining Community Service Learning (CSL) and Languages for Specific Purposes (LSP) with the objective of assessing student’s intercultural competence. Milton Bennett’s Developmental Model of Intercultural Sensitivity (DMIS) can be use in the assessment of student intercultural competence. This model proposes stages along a continuum of human reactions to cultural difference, provides educators a useful framework for assessing the development of cultural sensitivity

Brief Bio Note

Diana Ruggiero is currently an assistant professor at The University of Memphis. Diana is focused on Spanish for the Professions and linking the University of Memphis with the local Latino community. She is currently developing courses that will combine Community-Based Learning and Spanish for the Professions.

Keywords

Service learning, Language for specific purposes

Location

Room 217

Presentation Year

2015

Start Date

3-26-2015 4:30 PM

End Date

3-26-2015 5:45 PM

Embargo

5-23-2017

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Creative Analytical Practice Ethnography as Assessment: Community Service Learning (CSL) and Languages for Specific Purposes (LSP) Combined

Room 217

Creative analytical practice Ethnography FL Assessment

Through CAP (creative analytical practice) this presentation explains how to do ethnographic research, in a foreign language course combining Community Service Learning (CSL) and Languages for Specific Purposes (LSP) with the objective of assessing student’s intercultural competence. Milton Bennett’s Developmental Model of Intercultural Sensitivity (DMIS) can be use in the assessment of student intercultural competence. This model proposes stages along a continuum of human reactions to cultural difference, provides educators a useful framework for assessing the development of cultural sensitivity