Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction

    • Welcome

    • Vocabulary Overview

    • Intro to CultureCourse

  • 2

    Section 1 - Relationship

    • Relationships in the Trinity

    • Vertical and Horizontal Relationships in the Bible

    • Vertical and Horizontal Relationships in the Bible - Questions

    • Roles and Relationships

    • Healthy and Unhealthy

    • Worksheet: Barriers to healthy relationships

    • Relational Learning Process

  • 3

    Section II - Attitude

    • Attitude Tool #1 - Develop Intercultural Sensitivity

    • Attitude Tool #2 - Cultural Balance and Empathy

    • Attitude Tool #3 - A Fixed Mindset and a Growth Mindset

    • Attitude Tool #4 - Motivation

    • Worksheet: Analyzing your Attitude

  • 4

    Section III- Knowledge

    • Patterns of a People

    • Worksheet: Finding Patterns

    • American Cultural Patterns

    • The Languages of Culture

    • Using the Languages of Culture

    • Good Listening

    • Asking Good Questions

    • Jottings and Notes

    • The Culture Tree- A Culture-Learning Model

    • Worksheet: Your Personal Culture Tree

    • Worksheet: Knowing Yourself as a Culture-Learner

    • God's CultureTree

    • Core and Flex

    • Core, Flex, and the Culture Tree

    • Culture Stress – The Basics

    • Worksheet: Culture Stress

    • Culture Stress – RAFT

    • Worksheet: Culture Stress (Personal Application)

    • Watch, Think, Guess, & Act

  • 5

    Section IV - Skills and Communication

    • Skills in Communicating: Principle #1 – the Why, How, and Who of Intercultural Communication

    • Principle #2 – Vertical Communication Insights and Strategies

    • Worksheet 12: Communication

    • Principle #3 – Horizontal Communication Insights and Actions

    • Principle #4 - Other Created Beings – insights and actions

    • Worksheet 13: Unhealthy Communication

    • Communication is Involvement

    • Communication is a Process

    • Organizing What You Learn

    • Two Cultures

    • What Is Heard/What Was Said

  • 6

    Section 5 - Conclusion

    • Perseverance

    • Integration and Application

    • Conclusion