This is an approach by which I hope to bring into perspective all the stereotyped ideas of a national or ethnic affiliation. Many students have a complex biography. Intercultural learning has a lot to do with learning about ourselves as well as others. Understanding foreign cultures requires awareness of one’s own cultural roots and the role of culture in one’s own life. In order to find out more about yourselves and your backgrounds fill in your own personal data. Before filling out the form below with your personal data, review the examples below to help you define the categories.
For ease of presentation, I’d like you to list your attributes under the following headings taken from the circular chart below proceeding clockwise [See Writing Assignment for Week One for the sample charts.]: A. Religion / Religious influences: B. Cultural Heritages C. Nationalities D. Language Communities: E. Era or Age of your Contemporaries: (i.e. “senior citizen” – 62 or over, “post-adolescent – 18- 21, etc.