Culture Bibliography

Testing and Assessment

For a larger assessment bibliography from CARLA, please see the Virtual Assessment Center (VAC) bibliographies.

ACTFL. (2003). Integrated performance assessment manual. Alexandria, VA: ACTFL.

Byram, M. (1997). Teaching and assessing intercultural communicative competence. Clevedon, United Kingdom: Multilingual Matters.

Deardorff, D. K. (2006). Identification and assessment of intercultural competence as a student outcome of internationalization. Journal of Studies in International Education, 10(3), 241-266. [Dissertation version available online]

Deardorff D. K. (2009). Implementing intercultural competence assessment. In D. K. Deardorff (Ed.), The SAGE handbook of intercultural competence (pp. 477-491). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE.

Dervin, F., & Suomela-Salmi, E. (Eds). (2010). New approaches to assessing language and (inter-)cultural competences in higher education. Frankfort, Germany: Peter Lang.

Engle, L., & Engle, J. (2004). Assessing language acquisition and intercultural sensitivity development in relation to study abroad program design. Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 10, 219-236.

Fantini, A. E. (2009). Assessing intercultural competence: Issues and tools. In D. K. Deardorff (Ed.), The SAGE handbook of intercultural competence (pp. 456-476). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE.

Hammer, J., & Swaffar, J. (2012). Assessing strategic cultural competency: Holistic approaches to student learning through media. The Modern Language Journal, 96(2), 209-233.

Hammer, M. R., Bennett, M. J., & Wiseman, R. (2003). Measuring intercultural sensitivity: The intercultural development inventory. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 27(4), 421-443.

Jacobson, W., Sleicher, D., & Burke, M. (1999). Portfolio assessment of intercultural competence. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 23(3), 467Ð492.

Lessard-Clouston, M. (1992). Assessing culture learning: Issues and suggestions. The Canadian Modern Language Review, 48(2), 326-341.

Paige, R. M., Jacobs-Cassuto, M., Yershova, Y. A., & DeJaeghere, J. (2003). Assessing intercultural sensitivity: An empirical analysis of the Hammer and Bennett intercultural development inventory. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 27(4), 467Ð486.

Scarino, A. (2010). Assessing intercultural capability in learning languages: A renewed understanding of language, culture, learning, and the nature of assessment. The Modern Language Journal, 94(2), 324Ð329.

Schulz, R. A. (2007). The challenge of assessing cultural understanding in the context of foreign language instruction. Foreign Language Annals, 40(1), 9-26.

Sercu, L. (2004). Assessing intercultural competence: A framework for systematic test development in foreign language education and beyond. Intercultural Education, 15(1), 73-89.

Stewart, J. A. (2010). Using e-journals to assess students' language awareness and social identity during study abroad. Foreign Language Annals, 43(1), 138-159.

Storme, J. A., & Derakhshani, M. (2002). Defining, teaching, and evaluating cultural proficiency in the foreign language classroom. Foreign Language Annals, 35(6), 657- 668.

Tognozzi, E. (2010). Teaching and evaluating language and culture through film. Italica, 87(1), 69-91.

Watson, J. R., Siska, P., & Wolfel, R. L. (2013). Assessing gains in language proficiency, cross-cultural competence, and regional awareness during study abroad: A preliminary study. Foreign Language Annals, 46(1), 62Ð79.

Wright, D. A. (2000). Culture as information and culture as affective process: A comparative study. Foreign Language Annals, 33(3), 330Ð341.


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