Global Community Intercultural Competence Initiatives
The Peralta Online Equity Rubric
The Peralta Equity Rubric is a research-based course (re)design evaluation instrument to help teachers make online course experiences more equitable for all students. This rubric supports institutionalized practices that value diversity, inclusion, and equity in online environments.
AAC&U VALUE Rubrics
VALUE (Valid Assessment of Learning in Undergraduate Education) is a campus-based assessment approach developed and led by the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U). VALUE rubrics provide needed tools to assess students’ own authentic work, produced across students’ diverse learning pathways, fields of study, and institutions, to determine whether and how well students are meeting graduation level achievement in learning outcomes that both employers and faculty consider essential.
Inclusive Pedagogy Toolkit
Inclusive pedagogy is a method of teaching in which instructors and students work together to create a supportive and open environment that fosters social justice and allows each individual to be fully present and feel equally valued. This toolkit offers concrete suggestions for designing inclusive, antiracist learning environments through five key interconnected aspects of teaching and learning relevant to all courses.
Foreign Language Teaching Methods: Culture
This module attempted first to demonstrate what we all know intuitively: language and culture are inextricably intertwined and should be taught that way as well. Next, it tried to illustrate how cultural literacy might fit into a language curriculum, even from the first days. And finally, it suggested that using authentic video might serve ideally as the bridge between linguistic content and cultural information in a lively and engaging context.
Flagship Culture Initiative
Scenario-Based Intercultural Learning for U.S. Students of Languages The Flagship Culture Initiative (FCI) is a collaborative, inter-institutional, international and cross-language initiative to provide U.S. Language Flagship students of Arabic, Brazilian Portuguese and Russian with opportunities for articulated intercultural learning in both domestic and overseas contexts.
Defense Language & National Security Education Office (DLNSEO) Culture Resources
The strategic vision of the DLNSEO Culture Section is to provide the necessary direction to enable the Department of Defense (DoD) to be adept at interacting across any culture while operating within the joint, Interagency, coalition, and multinational contexts.
Just learning to think in another language allows you to see your own culture in a better viewpoint.Cheryl Gates McFadden, an American actress and choreographer