INCA is an acronym for Intercultural Competency Assessment. The purpose of the INCA survey is for you to examine your intercultural awareness and assess your cultural sensitivity. This activity is designed to help you become aware of your own attitude towards cultural diversity. The dimensions of cultural competence measured by the INCA survey are:1) Tolerance of ambiguity, 2) Behavioral flexibility, 3) Communicative awareness, 4) Knowledge discovery, 5) Respect for Otherness, and 6) Empathy.

Note: This project and the instrument created was funded by the Council of Europe and the Leonardo da Vinci II Program. You can read more about this project, if you are interested, here: http://ec.europa.eu/ewsi/en/resources/detail.cfm?ID_ITEMS=9372

Directions: Complete all of the INCA Survey questions. When you are done, use the INCA survey student manual to help you analyze your results. Read about the different dimensions of intercultural competency and what they mean. All supporting docs can be found in the CONTENT area under the ASSIGNMENT RESOURCES link.