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20-Minute Mentors

Why is Intercultural Competence Important and How Can it Improve my Teaching?

In this 20-minute session, participants learn to reflect on their own assumptions that they bring to the classroom, as well as strategies to overcome assumptions and foster a more culturally responsive approach to teaching.

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With the purchase of the optional Campus Access License, registrants are granted a license to download the program contents to a password-protected network, server, or website for additional staff use. You will receive information on downloading the contents of the program within 3-5 business days.

Why is Intercultural Competence Important and How Can it Improve my Teaching?

This program is designed to teach learners what intercultural competence is, why it’s important, and how to build it in both faculty and students. Explore some of the cultural differences instructors are likely to face in the classroom along with myths surrounding intercultural competence.

Purchase the Why is Intercultural Competence Important and How Can it Improve my Teaching? 20-Minute Mentor program, presented by Kate Sweeney. In this 20-minute session, participants learn to reflect on their own assumptions that they bring to the classroom, as well as strategies to overcome assumptions and foster a more culturally responsive approach to teaching.

Learning Goals

Upon completion of this program, you’ll be able to:

  • Understand some of the myths of intercultural competence
  • Learn three key skills to obtaining intercultural competence
  • Recognize the cognitive, behavioral, and affective behaviors that build intercultural competence

Topics Covered

  • Defining intercultural competence
  • Broadwells Hierarchy of Competence
  • Nitza Hildalgo’s Culture as Iceberg Concept

Audience

This program will benefit:

  • Professors
  • Associate Professors
  • Assistant Professors
  • Adjunct Professors
  • Instructors
  • Teaching Professors
  • Transfer Professors
  • Department Chairs
  • Deans
  • Associate Deans

Product Code: PM18VA

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