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Bringin the learning home: Cultural relativism & analysis

Downey, G., Gothard, J. and Gray, T. (2012) Bringin the learning home: Cultural relativism & analysis. Enculture Press, Sydney, NSW.

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•Teach students the concept of cultural relativism and how it differs from moral relativism.

•Provide examples of cultural analysis to assist students to better interpret new experiences overseas.

•Teach students the D.I.V.E (Describe–Interpret–Verify–Explain) model for cultural discovery and analysis.

•Build upon themes and objectives in the Exploration and Reflection Modules, such as encouraging greater curiosity about other ways of life, discouraging students from being excessively judgmental, and modeling reflection and investigation of experience, using the specific example of encounters with new cultural practices.

Publication Type: Book
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Arts
Publisher: Enculture Press
Copyright: 2012 Office for Learning and Teaching
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