This course deals with the importance of intercultural factors for international students or recently arrived immigrants studying or working in Canada. While Canada is a country that prides itself on cultural diversity, many newcomers find that learning styles and workplace culture in Canada are significantly different than what they are used to in their home country. This course aims to help learners be aware of these differences and teach strategies for adapting to them. *Note: Thank you for your interest in a BCIT – Free Online Learning course. You are about to register for the course. If you are new to BCIT, you will first need to create a BCIT ID. Then, log in with your ID and password to register. Once registered, log in to learn.bcit.ca with your BCIT email address and password to access your online course. If you are new to BCIT, it may take up to 24 hours for your course access to become active. Because these are not credited courses, and you are not paying a fee, there may be student resources you come across that you are not entitled to access. This would include Student Aid and other financial assistance. Enjoy your learning and we’re happy to support your lifelong learning journey.
- No prerequisites are required for this course.
Below is one offering of MOOC 0201 for the Winter 2023 term.
Start any time
- 52 weeks
- CRN 89381
Continuous Entry, Distance or Online
This is an online learning course. Start any time. You have 52 weeks from the date you register to complete this course.
Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.
- Internet delivery format.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Describe the importance of intercultural awareness in Canadian study/work environments.
- List key intercultural differences as they affect Canadian study/work environments.
- Develop personal intercultural adaptation strategies.
Effective as of Spring/Summer 2021
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