Introduction to Intercultural Studies: Defining the Concept of Culture

Type

Course

Institution

University of Leeds

Platform

Future Learn

Cost

Free (certificate fee: USD$ 69, optional)

Available in

English

Description*

This course describes intercultural communication through concepts of culture and interculturality. t is offered by the University of Leeds through Future Learn, an online education platform.

Through the course, participants will be exposed to the effects of the interaction between cultures, notion of interculturality and the problems associated with the social interaction between people from different backgrounds. Through videos and articles, it discusses theories underpinning intercultural interactions.

Some of the course contents are:

  • Complex nature of 'national cultures'
  • Process of ‘othering’
  • Intercultural competence
  • Cultural environments. artefacts and practices