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Intercultural Dynamics in International Education XIEP 4040

Intl Education Practitioner Course

Course details

​An examination of the significance of cultural awareness for practice in culturally diverse settings. Intercultural competence frameworks and models from both western and non-western perspectives will be explored through discussion, reflective journaling and assignments. This course will develop professional competence in the implementation of strategies that promote inclusion and foster the academic and socio-cultural goals of internationalization. ​


  • No prerequisites are required for this course.





Course offerings

Winter 2023

Below is one offering of XIEP 4040 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 90842


Tue Mar 14 - Tue Apr 11 (5 weeks)

  • 5 weeks
  • CRN 90842
  • $85.00
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Mar 14 - Apr 11 Tue 18:00 - 21:00 Online


Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.




Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Describe culture and its influence on individual identities and worldviews.
  • Analyze the relationship between cultural perspectives and the values of individuals in the workplace.
  • Describe key components of intercultural competence.
  • Create personal learning goals for the ongoing development of intercultural competence.
  • Use an intercultural competence framework to develop strategies for navigating cultural difference.
  • Identify the influence of racism in our society and in our interpersonal interactions.

Effective as of Winter 2023

Related Programs

Intercultural Dynamics in International Education (XIEP 4040) is offered as a part of the following programs:

BCIT International

  1. International Education Practitioner - Foundation
    Microcredential Part-time


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