Intercultural Skills

Assessment Rubrics

Performance Indicators: Student should be able to:

1. Apply an understanding of different cultures to an analysis or interpretation of course content

Exceeds Expectations:

  • Demonstrates a thorough understanding of how culture impacts a range of issues within a topic or topics studied in a course
  • Accurately presents multiple perspectives in an interpretation or analysis of a range of issues within a topic or topics studied in a course

Meets Expectations:

  • Demonstrates some understanding of how culture impacts a range of issues within a topic or topics studied in a course
  • Presents some understanding of multiple perspectives in an interpretation or analysis of a range of issues within a topic or topics studied in a course

Fails to Meet Expectations:

  • Does not demonstrate an understanding of how culture impacts a range of issues within a topic or topics studied in a course
  • Does not accurately present multiple perspectives in an interpretation or analysis of a range of issues within a topic or topics studied in a course

2. Exhibit competence while interacting with people, ideas, or artifacts from a variety of cultures

Exceeds Expectations:

  • Identifies the importance of and demonstrates critical self-awareness of one's cultural beliefs, values, and expectations
  • Identifies and demonstrates an understanding of others’ cultural beliefs, values, and expectations
  • Accurately interprets and applies cultural beliefs, values, and expectations in regard to human diversity

Meets Expectations:

  • Identifies the importance of but does not demonstrate critical self-awareness of one's cultural beliefs, values, and expectations
  • Identifies an understanding of others’ cultural beliefs, values, and expectations
  • Accurately interprets appropriate cultural beliefs, values, and expectations but does not apply these in regard to human diversity

Fails to Meet Expectations:

  • Neither identifies the importance of nor demonstrates critical self-awareness of one's cultural beliefs, values, and expectations
  • Neither identifies nor demonstrates an understanding of others’ cultural beliefs, values, and expectations
  • Neither accurately interprets nor applies appropriate cultural beliefs, values, and expectations in regard to human diversity