Activity By Skills: Cross-Cultural Communications

  Health Lesson 4 Cultural Compass Activity

Pass out “Cultural Compass” to the students. “Your readings describe the enormous influence that culture can have on health and the ways which people interact with health resources. This exercise will help students think about their own culture(s) and the cultural messages that you go about health.

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  Health Lesson 3 Class Demonstration and Discussion on Life Expectancy Around the Globe

Give students sheets of paper with a list of countries. Ask students to arrange themselves in a line in the front of the class in order of longest life expectancy. Follow this with a debrief.

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  Health Lesson 3 Discussion on Health Disparities

Play A Slum Insight clip (2 min 30s sec-9 min 36 sec.) either before all questions or before questions on video. Then discuss the human right to health.

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  Gender Poster Presentation

Individual or Group Role (2-3 Students) : Each student or group is a UNIFEM United Nations appointed ambassador hired to mount a campus awareness campaign of a global gender-based problem or a perceived problem extending out of gender systems/ideologies contained …

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  Gender Lesson 6 Exercise on Headscarf Affair

The activity includes a role play activity for students to pretend they are a Frenchman and Algerian Woman discussing veiling in France.

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  Gender Lesson 4 Contemporary Sex-industry Migration

The instructor introduces the case study: contemporary sex-industry migration and the students participate in think-pair-share scenarios about a sex-worker in Sosúa and as a sex tourist.

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  Culture and HR Lesson 6 Activity on Indigenous Rights

Ask students to search the Internet for different perspectives on human rights and have them compare and contrast three student perspectives on human rights? What role does culture play in their response to the question “What do human rights mean to you?”. How would your response differ from theirs, and why? What human rights problems are cited in their answers? What role does government play in the expression of human rights?

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  Culture and HR Lesson 6 Discussion on UNDRIP

Students should read the UNDRIP before class. In class, discuss the major tenets of the agreement and reasons why states opposed this agreement.

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  Culture and HR Lesson 5 Child Trafficking

Have the students read the UN Global Compact report on trafficking and discuss the issue with them.

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  Culture and HR Lesson 5 FGC Readings and Activities

First review FGC and then ask the students to agree/disagree with a series of statements.

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