Interculturalism in Practice

Dublin City University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Interculturalism in Practice

  • Host University

    Dublin City University

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Intercultural Development, Multicultural Studies

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

    5
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    2
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    3
  • Overview

    Description
    The aim of this module is to encourage students to use intercultural theory as a tool for analysing the cross cultural experience of individuals or groups. To survey theoretical approaches from different disciplines in the field.

    Learning Outcomes
    1. choose relevant aspects of adaptation theory in order to analyse the experience of individuals or groups
    2. apply theories of identity, prejudice, discrimination or stereotyping, in order to analyse the experiences of individuals or groups
    3. analyse intercultural misunderstandings between individuals or groups by applying concepts of non-verbal communication, cultural values and other concepts related to intercultural communication

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.