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CO 48501

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COURSE SCHEDULE

Week One Electronic Journal Assignment (EJA 1)–Jet Lag/Getting Settled

Readings: Lonely Planet Travel Survival Kit–"Facts About the Country"


Week Two (EJA 2)–A Trip to the Market/Finding a Power Adapter

Readings: "Adjusting to Cultural Differences"

Week Three (EJA 3)–Living Arrangements/Money Exchange

Readings: Lonely Planet Travel Survival Kit–"Facts for the Visitor"

 

Week Four (EJA 4)–Culture Shock/The Concept of "Face"

Readings: "Culture Shock"; "Beyond Intractability: Cross-Cultural Communication"

Assignment: Life Story Project (DUE ON WEEK 13)

 

Week Five (EJA 5)–Comparing Classrooms/Courses

Readings: "US Network for Education Homepage"; "Structure of Education System in Russia"

 

Week Six (EJA 6)–Mailing a Package/Beliefs, Attitudes and Values

Readings: "What is Culture?"; "Hofstede Analysis"

Assignment: National Reflections--Headline News (DUE ON WEEK 8)

 

Week Seven (EJA 7)–"After Hours" (Social Life and Culture)/Stereotypes

Readings: "Beyond Intractability: Stereotypes/Characterization Frames";"Cultural Citizenship and the Creation of European Identity"

 

Week Eight--NATIONAL REFLECTIONS ASSIGNMENT DUE

Assignment: National Digest (DUE ON WEEK 10)

 

Week Nine (EJA 8)–Race and Ethnicity

Readings: "EU Race Directive"

 

Week Ten--NATIONAL DIGEST DUE

 

Week Eleven (EJA 9)–Nonverbal Communication

Readings: Lonely Planet Travel Survival Kit–"Getting There and Away" and "Getting Around;" "Verbal and Nonverbal Communication"

 

Week Twelve--WORK ON LIFE STORY PROJECT

 

Week Thirteen--LIFE STORY PROJECT DUE

Readings: "Re-Entry Shock"

 

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