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Cultural Competence in Natural Science - OLET1607

Year - 2018

Cultural competence is a congruent set of values and principles that are reflected in behaviours, attitudes, policies, structures, and practices in a system, organisation, professional or researcher and facilitate work and effective interactions with clients and environments in cross-cultural situations (modified from Kiefer et al 2013). The unit will introduce undergraduate students to general principles in cultural competence awareness and provide a learning space to reflect on some overall values, behaviours, attitudes and practices that will enable them to work and interact effectively with their clients, co-workers, communities and environments crossculturally during their research, placements and professional practice. Part of this OLE will also be tailored to the student's interests by providing an opportunity for reflection on the impact of some cultural competence aspects on the research, professional placements and extramural rotations/practice of their disciplines when applied to cross cultural settings.

Classes
Face to face: a single block consisting of lectures - two hours; tutorials two hours; and group work hour hours, total 8; online work -10 hours

Assessment
Assignment, quiz

Prohibitions

AVBS4003

Details

Faculty: Science

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Life and Environmental Sciences Academic Operations
Study Mode: Block mode
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Junior
Credit points: 2.0
EFTSL: 0.042
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
Faculty: Science

Intensive September

27 Aug 2018

Department/School: Life and Environmental Sciences Academic Operations
Study Mode: Block mode
Census Date: 28 Sep 2018
Unit of study level: Junior
Credit points: 2.0
EFTSL: 0.042
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: A/Prof Jaime Gongora
HECS Band: 2
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