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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.



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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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