Welcome to Teaching Culture! Week 1

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This week’s questions:

  • Who are we?
  • What makes us different?
  • What is the same about us?


Task 1. 1 Introduce yourself

Aim: To introduce yourself to and find out about the other participants on the course

Time: 20 minutes
Task 1.2 Welcome to my classroom

Aim: To share your classroom – and to learn to use a discussion forum

Time: 10-20 minutes


Task 1.3 Making email contact

Aim: To create your course email list and to contact tutor and course colleagues

Time: 5-10 minutes


Task 1.4 Working guidelines

Aim: To negotiate a set of guidelines for effective online communication

Time: 45-60 minutes


Task 1.5 Learning Culture

Aim: To consider teacher and student expectations in a multi-cultural classroom

Time: 60 minutes


Task 1.6 My identity

Aim: To build a deeper understanding of your own identity

Time:  30-45 minutes


Task 1.7 Dimensions

Aim: To discover the implications of one specific cultural dimension

Time: 30-45 minutes


Task 1.8 Chat

Aim: To attend an online chat and to meet tutor and course colleagues in real time

Time: 60 minutes