Intercultural Communicative Competence for TESL Instructors
Date: June 5, 2015 - 4:41pm
Alberta Teachers of English as a Second Language (ATESL) and NorQuest College Center for Intercultural Education conducted a research project focused on understanding current practices to integrate intercultural communicative competence (ICC) into ESL instruction, curriculum and professional development in Alberta using the ATESL Adult ESL Curriculum Framework. The research included both full-time and part-time ESL programs in urban and rural centers across Alberta. Results were shared through consultation meetings with ESL stakeholders to generate recommendations for future activities related to the integration of ICC into ESL practices in Alberta.
ATESL, NorQuest College Centre for Intercultural Education
Yuji Abe, Cheryl Whitelaw
Intercultural, ESL, ATESL
Government of Alberta Jobs, Skills, Training, and Labour
The Alberta Teachers of English as a Second Language (ATESL) is a professional organization that promotes the highest standards of teaching and English language program provision for all learners in Alberta whose first language is other than English.