Activity By Skills: Cross-Cultural Communications

  Culture and HR Poster Presentation

The instructor should give the following instructions: You are member of the Committee Against Torture. Create a poster campaign to convince the people of Pakistan (or choose another country that has not ratified the agreement) to convince them to join the CAT.

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  Culture and HR Lesson 4 Convention Against Torture

Time: 30 minutes Skills: Holistic Thinking and Cross-Cultural Communications Objectives 1, 2, 3 and 4 Related Resources: -  An-Na’im Article Summary – An-Na’im, A. A. (1992) “Toward a Cross-Cultural Approach to Defining International Standards of Human Rights: The Meaning of …

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  Culture and HR Lesson 1 Assignment on Culture and Leisure

This activity is geared to class in leisure studies, although it can be modified for other disciplines. This activity is a take-home assignment; class time can be dedicated to clarifying instructions.

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  Culture and HR Lesson 1 Interdisciplinary Activity on Human Rights

The instructor should help students compare and contrast how the mental health field and anthropology field’s approach human rights.

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  Culture and HR Lesson 1 Small Group Activity

The instructor should ask the students to divide into groups of no more than five students. Based on reading of the UDHR in combination with life experience, each small group should observe and identify a human rights issue that has local and global significance.

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  Culture and HR Lesson 1 UDHR

The instructor uses a series of questions and concepts to help frame the discussion on culture, the origins of human rights, and the United Declaration of Human Rights.

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  Kohl’s Cross-Cultural Assumptions

Introduce the basics of Kohl’s Cross-cultural Assumptions. Help students understand each element, ask the student to reflect how their own experience with an item on the list informs their world view.

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  Nationalism and State Sovereignty Lesson 4 Discussion on Africa, Turkey, and Mexico in the 1920s and 1930s

The instructor uses primary resources for a classroom discussion illustrating incipient nationalism in Africa (Buganda specifically), Turkey, and Mexico in the 1920s and 1930s.

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  Nationalism and State Sovereignty Lesson 3 Discussion on Nationalism in Persia

The instructor uses primary resources for a classroom discussion of documents 59 & 60, illustrating incipient nationalism in Persia (modern-day Iran) and among Arabic-speaking peoples in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

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  Demographics Lesson 2 Demography Project

This project is a group assessment project. Groups can put their answers in a Wikispace site developed for the class. Alternatively, this assignment could be handed in in regular print format.

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