Course: Multicultural skills

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Course title Multicultural skills
Course code KPG/E002
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course unspecified
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 5
Language of instruction English
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
  • Říčan Jaroslav, doc. Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Zilcher Ladislav, doc. PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
Why multiculturality in education? What is multiculturality? Human as a bio-psycho-social person Culture diversion in its benefits Social exclusion Social integration Social inclusion The intercultural competences of teachers

Learning activities and teaching methods
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Learning outcomes
Students are trained to assess cultural aspects. By means of cultural dimensions, the student is trained to describe other cultures in order to understand them better. Students learn to apply the theory in their own work situations. Student will be able to define main topics as interculturality, multiculturality and their dimension.
Students obtain transcultural skills in the work with clients and colleagues from different cultural backgrounds. They develop as well to a cross cultural attitude.

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Recommended literature
  • BLASKO, M., ZOELNER, M. Teaching Cultural Skills. Adding Culture in Higher Education. Nyt fra Samfundsvidenskaberne, 2009. ISBN 978-87-768-3018-2.
  • GRADY, S. Drama and Diversity.. Porthmouth: Heinemann, 2000.
  • HAMMER, R. M., BANNETT, J. M. and WISEMAN, R. Measuring intercultural sensitivity: The intercultural development inventory.. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 27, 2003.
  • HOGAN, M. The Four Skills of Cultural Diversity Competence. Belmont, 2013. ISBN 978-0-8400-2862-4.

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