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Online Course

Introduction to Intercultural Studies: Defining the Concept of Culture

University of Leeds via FutureLearn

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  • Provider FutureLearn
  • Cost Free Online Course (Audit)
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  • Language English
  • Certificate $74 Certificate Available
  • Effort 5 hours a week
  • Duration 2 weeks long
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Overview

Expand your understanding of the concepts of ‘culture’ and ‘interculturality’

On this course, you’ll explore some of the meanings associated with the term ‘culture’ and examine their problematic nature. You’ll understand the effects of the interaction between cultures, explore the notion of interculturality and problematise the way in which social interaction between people from different backgrounds has been considered.

Through videos and articles, you’ll also examine the theories that underpin intercultural interactions and broaden your understanding of culture and intercultural communication.

The course is for anyone with an interest in the concepts of culture and interculturality, you don’t need any previous experience.

This course is also ideal if you are preparing to move to a different country for work or study or you work with groups of people from different cultures to yours. By completing all aspects of the course you will have achieved 14 hours of CPD time.

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Haynes Collins

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The course "Introduction to Intercultural Studies: Defining the Concept of Culture" is a well-designed course in that theories are discussed, useful links are provided, exercises and interactions are engaging, the tests are challenging. The links give us further information to have more comprehensive understanding of culture, interculturality, and related concepts.

The course organization is such that the participants are prepared well with theoretical understanding of the concepts before application tasks are given. For deeper learning and application, research is made a componen…
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