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Výzkum rozvoje interkulturní kompetence studentů anglického jazyka pomocí Intercultural Development Inventory®, version 3

Title in English Research into the development of intercultural competence of students of English via Intercultural Development Inventory®, version 3


Year of publication 2017
Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source Cizí jazyky
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Education

Field Pedagogy and education
Keywords intercultural competence; assessment of intercultural competence; Intercultural Development Inventory®; The IDI®; version 3; students of English; first year students; final year students; teacher training
Description The article presents research conducted at the Department of English Language and Literature at the Faculty of Education, Masaryk University in Brno whose aim was to examine the departmental students' intercultural competence (IC) at the beginning of their studies (autumn 2011), compare it with their level of IC at the end of their studies (spring 2016) and investigate the influences that played a role in their IC development. The Intercultural Development Inventory®, version 3, was used for the purposes of the research. The results indicate that students tend to overestimate their level of IC, and find themselves in ethnocentric stages of intercultural development both at the beginning and at the end of their university studies

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