Title Intercultool - Developing a framework model and assessment tool of intercultural competence
Project Number LLP-LdV-TOI-2007-HU-011
Product R3: Research summary - on the results of the research carried out in the validation phase of the Intercultool project
Title R3: Research summary - on the results of the research carried out in the validation phase of the Intercultool project
The study documents the whole research and the process of the analysis of the data gained from the research. The cca. 900 validation tests were analysed with quantitative and qualitative analysis methods, with the methods of statistics. The statistic findings were then interpreted from the perspectives of intercultural psychology and cultural anthropology. The study also makes an attempt to do comparisons between the different national and professional groups, these comparisons however shall be treated carefully, since the research was not a representative comparative research. Nevertheless, these comparisons may articulate new questions to the researchers of intercultural competence and might be an interesting as points of departure for future researches.
The end of the study contains some information about the transformation of the latent model used in the Beta version of the Intercultool. Readers interested in the scientific background of the assessment methodology can get information on how the structure of the contents the final version of the Intercultool was created.
Target group researchers, VET teachers, policy makers (public sector), business sector, etc.
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Product Languages English