Are you an academic interested in residence abroad
matters? Are you a student whose university degree
programme includes a period of residence abroad?
Oui? Lisez donc! Ja? Dann lesen Sie weiter!
¿Sí? ¡Lea, por favor! Sì? Continua a leggere! Yes? Read on!
This site contains a wealth of information and
material that has been collected and developed by the project team over
three years, related to the intercultural aspects of UK students'
experience of Residence Abroad in its broadest sense, and covering issues
arising before, during and after the actual residence abroad.
find your way round the site, use the navigation menus
on the left side of the pages or see the Site Index.
(The red button on the navigation bar shows where you are.
Unused links are red. Links turn grey when used.) The site has been
developed to show both the way in which the project has carried out its work
and the final results of that work. For an overview of the results,
see the ICP Outcomes section.
Students and teachers alike will be particularly
interested in the accounts of students' experiences (from
Lancaster, Central Lancashire and Sheffield Universities) in the searchable
database and in the two downloadable databases of Homerton student experiences
The databases can be explored directly and are
a valuable resource both for students preparing themselves for Residence
Abroad and for teachers looking for information on particular topics in
order to create their own preparation materials.
wide-ranging suggestions for ways of making use of the databases, suitable
both for groups and for individuals doing self-study, under
Databases and Learning Activities.
interested in self-study are recommended to explore the
and STEFE databases, to look at the suggested
Learning Activities and
also to look at the sections on
Quizzes and Intercultural Incidents.
interested in background reading are recommended to look in particular at
the outcomes of two of the project's sub-projects: the
report on Raising Intercultural Awareness in preparation for periods
of residence abroad (downloadable as an RTF file, approx 210K).
module Acquiring Intercultural Competence.
All material on this site is copyright protected. It may be single-copy
down-loaded for private research use. Reproduction, in part or whole,
of further copies for teaching/learning or other purposes requires the
prior permission of the Director of the Interculture Project and, if a
name is given, the cited author of the material concerned. No incorporation
of material into another website is permitted. If quoted in research papers,
ICP material should carry an acknowledgement of its source on these pages, and,
if named here, its author.
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The Interculture Project
(hefce project no. 69/97)
Original site design by John Hutchinson
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Last updated 26th June 2002
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