Monthly Archives: March 2011

Cross Cultural Training

Definition The main goal of intercultural learning is seen as the development of intercultural competence, which is the ability to act and relate appropriately and effectively in various cultural contexts. Intercultural competence is generally thought to require three components on the learner’s side: a certain skillset, culturally sensitive knowledge, and a motivated mindset. In greater…

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Long Flights with Small kids…My kids are older now but this is really helpful….

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Reflective Learning and Debriefing

One very effective way to be intentional about learning in cross cultural spaces is to debrief unusual or new events, interactions, observations, or language learning encounters. You can debrief successes as well as failures, asking yourself a few important questions in an attempt to make the experience more valuable as a learning tool.  In the…

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