Essays about: "Intercultural competence"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 36 essays containing the words Intercultural competence.

  1. 1. EFL Textbooks - Cultural Gateways?: The Depictions of Outer and Expanding Circle Cultures in Two Swedish EFL Textbooks Aimed at Upper Secondary School and the Correlation of the Depictions With the Steering Documents

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Engelska

    Author : Sarah Liljeblad; [2022]
    Keywords : Culture; EFL; Textbooks; Sweden; Upper Secondary School; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : This study examined how outer and expanding circle cultures were depicted in two English as a foreign language (EFL) textbooks aimed at English 5 in Swedish upper secondary school. Moreover, it was investigated to what extent these depictions aligned with the steering documents by helping students fulfil the aims related to intercultural competence (ICC). READ MORE

  2. 2. beEmpathy DESIGNING WITH AND FOR EMPATHY

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/HDK-Valand - Högskolan för konst och design

    Author : Judith Sievers; [2021-06-04]
    Keywords : Empathy; Emotional literacy; Intercultural competence; ; Children; Education; Emphatic Design; Inclusive Design;

    Abstract : In my Master thesis, I explore how design can mediate empathy among school children in order to foster creativity, intercultural competence, and complex identities. I focus on the psychology of empathy and on design-informed ways of establishing it. READ MORE

  3. 3. Instrumental and Friendship Networking Between Swedes and Expats

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för marknadsföring och strategi

    Author : Caroline Dalén; Trang Nguyen Hoang Thu; [2021]
    Keywords : Instrumental networking; Forming friendships; Networking intention; Networking attitude; Expat;

    Abstract : This research paper concerns factors influencing interpersonal intercultural networking. More specifically, it covers the intercultural formation of instrumental relationships and friendships between Swedes and expats residing in Sweden. READ MORE

  4. 4. Once upon a time : An exploratory study about leaders’ use of storytelling to increase ethical competence in multicultural organizations. 

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för organisation och entreprenörskap (OE); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för organisation och entreprenörskap (OE)

    Author : Emma Jansson; Rebecca Wikström; [2021]
    Keywords : Storytelling; Ethical competence; Multicultural organizations; Leadership; Narratives; Organizational change;

    Abstract : Purpose The purpose of our study is to contribute to an understanding of the role of storytelling when increasing ethical competence. The research is related to a multicultural context and from the perspective of leaders with experience of organizational change. READ MORE

  5. 5. An Investigation of the Cultural Content in English Instructional Materials Used in Sweden’s Secondary Education

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för lärande och samhälle (LS)

    Author : William Wickersham; [2020]
    Keywords : Cultural Content Analysis; power relations; socialization; international communicative competence; surface culture; deep culture; nationalism;

    Abstract : This thesis is a two-pronged analysis of the cultural content in two instructional materials series presently meant for use in the English language instruction in Swedish secondary education, and it integrates an examination of surface and deep cultural content with an ideology analysis focused on the representation of nations and the international world. The driving impetus of this thesis is an interest in the representation of culture meeting the students in their instruction. READ MORE