Intercultural Learning meets Digital Tools

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Welcome to our Intercultural Learning meets Digital Tools course! This course is designed for youth workers, volunteers, and NGOs participating in the Erasmus Plus programme, offering comprehensive insights into the intersection of intercultural learning and digital tools. Through five engaging modules, participants will explore the importance of intercultural competence in today’s globalised world, discover practical examples of intercultural projects funded by Erasmus Plus, and delve into strategies for fostering intrinsic motivation and promoting positive learning environments. From understanding the scale of motivation to practical techniques for assessing participants’ engagement, this course equips learners with the knowledge and skills to facilitate meaningful intercultural exchanges using digital tools effectively. Join us on this journey of cultural exploration and collaboration!

Overall Objectives: 

  • Understand the Concept of Intercultural Learning: Gain a comprehensive understanding of what intercultural learning includes, its significance in creating and promoting global citizenship, and its relevance within the context of Erasmus Plus projects.
  • Develop Intercultural Competence: Acquire essential skills and competencies necessary for effective intercultural communication, empathy, and collaboration in diverse environments.
  • Explore Digital Tools for Intercultural Learning: Familiarise yourself with a range of digital tools and platforms available for facilitating intercultural learning experiences and discover how to integrate them effectively into project activities.
  • Design Culturally Inclusive Learning Activities: Learn how to design and implement culturally sensitive and inclusive learning activities that promote cross-cultural understanding, respect, and appreciation.
  • Enhance Motivation and Learning Outcomes: Understand the factors influencing motivation in intercultural contexts and discover strategies for fostering intrinsic motivation and positive learning outcomes among participants.
  • Evaluate Impact and Continuous Improvement: Develop skills in assessing the impact of intercultural projects, collecting feedback, and utilising reflection to continuously improve future initiatives and promote sustainable intercultural learning outcomes.
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Course Content

Introduction to Intercultural Learning
- Overview of intercultural learning: What it is and why it's important in today's globalised world. - Understanding cultural diversity and its impact on individuals and communities. - Exploring the relevance of intercultural learning in the context of Erasmus Plus projects. - Definition and conceptual framework of intercultural learning. - Importance of intercultural competence in today's globalised world. - Overview of key concepts such as cultural diversity, cultural sensitivity, and cultural competence.

  • What is Intercultural Learning?
  • Significance of Intercultural Learning in Erasmus Plus

Intercultural Competence Development
- Identifying the key components of intercultural competence. - Challenges for intercultural learning - Case studies and examples of successful intercultural projects within the Erasmus Plus programme. - Strategies for developing empathy, openness, and flexibility in intercultural interactions. - Importance of self-reflection and self-awareness in building intercultural competence.

Digital Tools for Intercultural Learning
- Introduction to digital tools and platforms for facilitating intercultural learning. - Practical tips for selecting and using appropriate digital tools. - Considerations for selecting appropriate digital tools based on project objectives and target audience.

Designing Intercultural Learning Activities
-Steps for designing culturally inclusive learning activities, including needs assessment, goal setting, and activity planning. -Strategies for adapting activities to accommodate diverse cultural backgrounds and learning styles. -Considerations for promoting participant engagement and interaction in virtual and hybrid environments.

Motivation and Learning in Intercultural Contexts
- Overview of different types of motivation (e.g., intrinsic, extrinsic) and their influence on learning outcomes. - Factors affecting motivation in intercultural contexts, such as cultural relevance, perceived competence, and autonomy. - Strategies for fostering intrinsic motivation and promoting a positive learning environment.

Evaluation and Impact Assessment
- Techniques for assessing the impact of intercultural projects on participants, communities, and organisations. - Strategies for collecting feedback and utilising reflection to identify areas for improvement.

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