What is culture? August 30, 2007 Day 3
Plan for Today <ul><li>What is culture? (11-11:10) </li></ul><ul><li>Your cultural diversity (11:10-11:30) </li></ul><ul><...
Our definitions of culture <ul><li>Add slide from day one of their description of culture </li></ul>
Culture <ul><li>Values, beliefs, attitudes, preferences, customs, learning styles, communication styles, history/historica...
What is your cultural diversity? You
Discuss with a partner . . .  <ul><li>Which is the most defining circle? Why? </li></ul><ul><li>Was 8 circles too many? To...
Adding Values <ul><li>Add values that you attribute to the circles. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ex. - student > independence, re...
Culture Collage <ul><li>Using these 8 descriptions and values you just discovered and more if you’d like, make a collage t...
Iceberg <ul><li>Add picture of iceberg </li></ul>
Lessons from the Iceberg <ul><li>There is almost always a deeper meaning to what we observe </li></ul><ul><li>What we thin...
Identifying aspects of culture <ul><li>Clothing </li></ul><ul><li>Views on equality </li></ul><ul><li>Religious beliefs </...
Identifying aspects of culture <ul><li>Insert iceberg to label together. </li></ul>
Dialog <ul><li>Add iceberg to label after listening to dialog </li></ul>
Homework <ul><li>Read pp. 52-56 in SA book </li></ul>
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    1. 1. What is culture? August 30, 2007 Day 3
    2. 2. Plan for Today <ul><li>What is culture? (11-11:10) </li></ul><ul><li>Your cultural diversity (11:10-11:30) </li></ul><ul><li>Iceberg (11:30-12:15) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Define iceberg </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Aspects of culture </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lessons from iceberg </li></ul></ul>
    3. 3. Our definitions of culture <ul><li>Add slide from day one of their description of culture </li></ul>
    4. 4. Culture <ul><li>Values, beliefs, attitudes, preferences, customs, learning styles, communication styles, history/historical interpretations, achievements/accomplishments, technology, the arts, literature, etc. - the sum total of what a particular group of people has created together, share and transmit. (Paige, 2006) </li></ul>
    5. 5. What is your cultural diversity? You
    6. 6. Discuss with a partner . . . <ul><li>Which is the most defining circle? Why? </li></ul><ul><li>Was 8 circles too many? Too few? </li></ul><ul><li>Is there an identity others don’t recognize in you? Is this ok? </li></ul>
    7. 7. Adding Values <ul><li>Add values that you attribute to the circles. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ex. - student > independence, respect for knowledge, question authority </li></ul></ul>
    8. 8. Culture Collage <ul><li>Using these 8 descriptions and values you just discovered and more if you’d like, make a collage that describes yourself and your culture. </li></ul><ul><li>In addition to the collage, write a short description of why you identify yourself in this way. </li></ul>
    9. 9. Iceberg <ul><li>Add picture of iceberg </li></ul>
    10. 10. Lessons from the Iceberg <ul><li>There is almost always a deeper meaning to what we observe </li></ul><ul><li>What we think we see isn’t necessarily what’s happening </li></ul><ul><li>We interpret what we see in the host culture as we would in our own </li></ul>
    11. 11. Identifying aspects of culture <ul><li>Clothing </li></ul><ul><li>Views on equality </li></ul><ul><li>Religious beliefs </li></ul><ul><li>Personal distance </li></ul><ul><li>Works of art </li></ul><ul><li>Methods of worship </li></ul><ul><li>Time management </li></ul><ul><li>Tipping customs </li></ul><ul><li>Gestures </li></ul><ul><li>Concept of beauty </li></ul><ul><li>Rules of politeness </li></ul><ul><li>Relationship with nature </li></ul><ul><li>Attitudes towards sexuality </li></ul><ul><li>Eye contact </li></ul><ul><li>Food </li></ul>
    12. 12. Identifying aspects of culture <ul><li>Insert iceberg to label together. </li></ul>
    13. 13. Dialog <ul><li>Add iceberg to label after listening to dialog </li></ul>
    14. 14. Homework <ul><li>Read pp. 52-56 in SA book </li></ul>

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