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ERIC Number: ED457397
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Pages: 38
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Course in Introduction to Cross-Cultural Communication. Adult Education in the Community.
Corvell, Wendy; Gavin, Dorothy; Knight, Melinda; Lorey, Barb
Materials are provided for Introduction to Cross-Cultural Communication, a 75-hour course developed by teachers experienced in working with students in adult literacy and basic education and English as a second language classes. The course is designed to provide adults with the skills and understanding to enable them to communicate cross-culturally in an effective manner and recognize the value of the shared and diverse aspects of different cultures. It is intended to help participants develop the confidence and concepts to assist in communication between cultures using verbal and nonverbal techniques. Part A contains contact information for submission for course accreditation. Part B contains this course information: evidence of need; purpose; structure and requirements; learning outcomes of the four modules that comprise the course; and educational practices (delivery modes, assessment, resources). Part C consists of these four modules: perception; culture; rights, responsibilities, and values; and interpersonal communication. Components of each module are module name and code; discipline code; nominal duration; module purpose; prerequisite modules; content summary; learning outcome details (assessment criteria, examples of assessment tasks for each of 3-6 stated learning outcomes); and educational practices for learning outcomes (assessment methods, conditions of assessment, delivery of the module, delivery strategy, resource requirements, occupational health and safety requirements). (YLB)
ARIS, Language Australia, Level 2, AMES Building, 255 William St., Melbourne, Victoria 3001, Australia. Tel: 61 3 9926 4794; Fax: 61 3 9926 4780; e-mail:, Web site:
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Adult, Community, and Further Education Board, Melbourne (Australia).
Identifiers - Location: Australia