Shapiro, S., Farrelly, R. & Tomas, Z. (2014 ). Fostering International Student Success in Higher Education. Alexandria, VA: TESOL International Association Press.
UFV Library Catalogue: ABBOTSFORD LB 2375 S43 2014 STACKS
The authors base all discussion on theory and research but focus on practical classroom strategies and approaches to foster student success. The appendices include helpful information about classroom activities with specific objectives and tips for implementation, rubric design, writing effective exam questions, grammar support, and techniques for assessing participation.
References to specific chapters from the book are included in each section of the website.
Berardo, K. & Deardorff, D. (2012). Building cultural competence. Sterling, VA: Stylus.
Available online and in book format through UFV library: HM1211 .B85 2012
This book includes a wide variety of activities to build cultural competence. As the editors put it, objectives range from "the basics of understanding core concepts of culture to the complex work of negotiating cultural identity and resolving cultural differences" (p. 1).
Stringer, D. M. & Cassiday, P. (2009) 52 Activities for improving cross-cultural communication. Boston; London: Intercultural Press.
UFV Library Catalogue: ABBOTSFORD HM 1211 S775 2009 STACKS
This is an excellent resource that focuses on understanding communication differences and improving communication. The book also offers three great experiential activities for exploring cultural communication patterns.
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