Intercultural Understanding

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Explore the challenges in intercultural understanding like stereotypes, ethnocentrism, and misunderstandings. Learn how empathy, active listening, and dialogue bridge cultural gaps. Understand the importance of cultural competence in a globalized world.


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Intercultural Understanding

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  1. Intercultural Understanding Unit 15

  2. Overview Topics Challenges to intercultural understanding Bridging the gap between cultural insiders and outsiders Unit Learning Objectives Identify the challenges to intercultural understanding, such as stereotypes, ethnocentrism, and cultural misunderstandings. Distinguish the role of empathy, active listening, and dialogue in bridging the gap between cultural insiders and outsiders.

  3. Introduction In this unit (to accompany the SAPIENS podcast S6E8), students will learn how crucial intercultural understanding is to the globalized world. Knowing that culture impacts people's speech, actions, and thoughts, students will evaluate how understanding these differences is the initial step to gaining intercultural competence. The class will explore challenges to intercultural understanding and learn how empathy, active listening, and dialogue play a role in effective intercultural communication.

  4. Challenges to Intercultural Understanding Stereotypes Beliefs held about a group of people based on a particular characteristic Ethnocentrism A belief that one's own country, nationality, or ethnicity is superior to others Cultural misunderstandings When people speak the same language, but the messages being sent and received are understood differently

  5. Bridging the Gap Between Cultural Insiders and Outsiders Empathy Attempting to understand another cultural perspective Active listening A communication skill that helps facilitate mutual understanding that can help to expel fears and negate misunderstandings Dialogue An exchange of views between or among people of different cultural groups characterized by respectfulness and a goal of deeper understanding

  6. Wrap-Up Let's put this all together! Think about the challenges that prevent intercultural understanding. Think about how those challenges can be overcome.

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