Latest ICP News
The report of the "Thinking
Interculture" symposium on 6th March 2002 has been added. (updated
The country-specific Interculture Quizzes, together
with their suggested responses and commentary, are now available in
full. The section on Intercultural Incidents has been expanded.
The report of the "Researching
Interculture" symposium on 8th March 2000 has been added. (updated
Two evaluation reports on the project have been
completed. Murray Saunders' report focusses on
what was experienced as a
process by project participants rather than on the substantive content or
quality of the project products. This report is now
downloadable as an RTF file, approx. 85K.
Mike Byram's report focusses on the quality of the
outcomes of the project and will be available soon. (updated 31/8/00)
The ICP Bibliography has been extensively
revised and updated, and is now searchable online. (updated 31/8/00)
A new section of Learning Activities,
Other Resources, has been added, containing references to learning activities which we have come
across in the course of our research. (updated 17/8/00)
Final sub-project report , Integration of the Period
of Residence Abroad and De-briefing, is now
downloadable, approx. 435K. (updated
Final report of the sub-project
Student Teachers' perceptions of a European Teacher Project,
entitled Towards an understanding of 'otherness' is now up on the
web. (updated 14/8/00)
Full report of the sub-project, Acquiring
Intercultural Competence, can now be downloaded as an RTF file, approx. 138K.
See also Reports. (updated 14/8/00)
Learning Activities: New Ideas Outline of a
written activity in which students list their concerns and expectations,
together with a sample list of concerns identified.
Quizzes: Suggested responses and commentary
have been added to the samples of the country-specific Interculture
Quizzes. These are intended to stimulate and support discussion of the
issues raised rather than indicate 'one correct answer'.
Electronic Mailing Lists: The subproject team at Sheffield University
have reported on their 18 month trial of a Year Abroad mailing list. The downloadable report
(Word file, approx. 127K) gives guidelines
on the establishment, use and maintenance of electronic mailing lists.
The Learning Activities have had
some New Ideas added to them. (updated 4/7/00)
A new module, Acquiring
Intercultural Competence, has been developed by the project team and full
details are now on the site. (updated 3/7/00)
The Sheffield Diaries will soon be fully downloadable -
most of them are available already. (updated 8/6/00)
The theoretical framework of the project is now
included in the description of the project's background on the page ICP
- a brief introduction (updated 5/6/00)
The Sheffield Diaries, a range of Year Abroad logbooks
developed by Tim Lewis and Ursula Stickler of the University of Sheffield as
part of a sub-project on "Diaries as Learner Support During the Year
Abroad" are now fully downloadable. See Diaries.
The Learning Activities page is now live!
support of students on a period of residence abroad,
using an electronic mailing list'
Ursula Stickler and Tim W. Lewis (MLTC, University of Sheffield)
Download this paper as an RTF file
See also Conferences and Related Publications (updated 17/4/00)
Full details of the RAM workshops series in March/May 2000 are now
available. See RAM Workshops 2000 (updated 21/3/00)
A Site Index has been added to the site,
which will help navigate the site. (updated 13/3/00)
Data Collection Statistics have been added to the Data Gathering page.
See Data Gathering (udpated 1/3/00)
Residence Abroad Matters (RAM), the collaborative umbrella of the three
FDTL projects looking at Residence Abroad, now has its own website.
Visit this site for details of the March - May 2000 series of workshops which
will introduce and provide training in the use of the outcomes and products
which have been developed during the course of the three projects.
http://ram.fdtl.ac.uk (updated 28/2/00)
Three new sub-projects are now under way.
See Sub-projects (udpated 1/2/00)
Sub-project report Raising Intercultural Awareness in preparation for
periods of residence abroad can now be downloaded as an RTF file
(approx 210K). (updated 31/1/00)
A selection of sample questions from the Interculture Quizzes
for France, Germany, Spain and Italy can be found under
"ICP Outcomes" (updated 8/12/99)