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Unformatted text preview: VAPTP Pre-Assessment 1 Virtually Abroad Program Team Project Questionnaire Project of October-December 2009 Instructions: Please print this page and mark your answers by clearly writing in your response or circling the answer that best represents your answer. (1) Country (of course): (1) United States (Sharon Glazer) (2) Spain (Carolina Moliner) (2) Nationality: ____________________ 1. My level of commitment to the success of this project is… 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 5 5 6 6 2. I intend to earn a grade that is…. To what extent do you agree or disagree that the following descriptions characterize you? Please mark the best fitting answer. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. I see myself as part of the global international community. I feel a strong attachment toward the world environment to which I belong. I would define myself as a citizen of the global world. I feel like I am a “next door neighbour” of people from other parts of the world. I feel a strong attachment towards people from all around the world. I believe that my performance in general life activities will improve as a result of partaking in this virtually abroad program team project. I see myself as part of my home society (e.g., Spain, America, Japan, Morocco, etc.) I feel a strong attachment towards the society, to which I belong. Somewhat Disagree Neither Agree nor Disagree Somewhat Agree Strongly Disagree Disagree 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 Strongly Agree Agree Very High 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 Somewhat Low Somewhat High Very Low Neutral High Low VAPTP Pre-Assessment 2 Somewhat Disagree Neither Agree nor Disagree Somewhat Strongly Disagree Disagree 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. I define my self as a(n) ____ (your nationality, e.g., Spaniard, American, Japanese, etc.) I feel like I am a “next door neighbour” of people from my country. I feel a strong attachment towards people from my country. I feel that by partaking in this virtually abroad program team project, my approach to working with people from different countries will improve. I often spend time with people from cultural groups other than my own. I enjoy doing jobs with people from different ethnicity, gender, and/or age. I enjoy doing jobs with people whose work values and/or motivations are different. I make an extra effort to listen to people who hold different work values and/or motivations. I am keen to learn from people who have different values or motivations. I usually solve communication problems that are caused by cultural differences, easily. 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 Neither Agree nor Disagree 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 Somewhat Disagree Somewhat Agree Strongly Disagree Disagree 1. interacting with people with different national cultural backgrounds. I am conscious of the cultural knowledge I use when 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 3 3 4 4 4 4 4 4 5 5 5 5 5 5 6 6 6 6 6 6 2. cross-cultural interactions. I am conscious of the national cultural knowledge I apply to I adjust my cultural knowledge as I interact with people from I check the accuracy of my cultural knowledge as I interact I know the legal and economic systems of other national 3. a national culture that is unfamiliar to me. 4. with people from different cultures. 5. cultures. 6. I know the religious beliefs of other cultures. Strongly Agree Agree Please read each statement and select the response that best describes your capabilities AS YOU REALLY ARE (1=strongly disagree; 7=strongly agree). Note. National Culture refers to culture of a country. Strongly Agree 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 Agree Agree VAPTP Pre-Assessment 3 Somewhat Disagree Neither Agree nor Disagree Somewhat Agree Strongly Disagree Disagree 7. I know the marriage systems of other cultures. 8. I know the arts and crafts of other cultures. 9. languages. I know the structural rules (e.g., grammar) of other I know the rules for expressing non-verbal behaviours in 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 10 other cultures. 11 I enjoy interacting with people from different cultures. 12 I enjoy living in national cultures that are unfamiliar to me. 13 culture that is unfamiliar to me. I am confident that I can socialize with locals in a national I am confident that I can get accustomed to the shopping I am sure I can deal with the stresses of adjusting to a culture I change my verbal behavior (e.g., accent, tone) when a I change my non-verbal behaviour when a cross-cultural I use pause and silence differently to suit different crossI vary the rate of my speaking when a cross-cultural situation I alter my facial expressions when a cross-cultural interaction I get nervous when interacting with people of a different I feel anxious about engaging in this virtually abroad 14 conditions in a different culture. 15 that is new to me. 16 cross-cultural interaction requires it. 17 situation requires it. 18 cultural situations. 19 requires it. 20 requires it. 21 national culture than mine. 22 program team project. Thank You!!! Strongly Agree Agree 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 ...
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