Category: Assessment and Evaluation in International Education
This poster shares challenges and lessons learned from one Japanese university's efforts to integrate student self-assessment of language learning and intercultural competence into study abroad programs.
Takami Nieda– Assistant Professor, Sophia University, Tokyo, Japan
Takami Nieda is an assistant professor in the Department of English Studies at Sophia University in Tokyo, Japan. She has served on the Center for Global Discovery Steering Committee, which was created to carry out the Japanese government's Global Talent Initiative. As chair of the Study Abroad Assessment Committee, she developed the assessment tool to measure students' learning through study abroad, administered the assessment, and analyzed preliminary data from these assessments. She currently teaches Skills for Study Abroad, a pre-departure and re-entry course for study abroad students.