Category: Assessment and Evaluation in International Education

Integrating Assessment into Study Abroad

Thursday, Jun 1
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Table 10

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.