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CULTURAL ANALYSIS TOOLKIT

The Cultural Analysis Toolkit, developed by Dr. Deirdre Mendez, consists of a set of materials students can use while abroad to perform a self-guided cultural assessment of a new environment.

  • Cultural Analysis Toolkit
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    Cultural Analysis Toolkit

    Materials students can use to perform a self-guided cultural assessment of a new environmnet.

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  • The Toolkit Explained
    The Toolkit Explained

    Dr. Mendez explains the reasoning behind, and the purpose of, the Cultural Analysis Toolkit.

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  • Cultural Dimensions Video
    Cultural Dimensions Video

    Dr. Mendez discusses the the Eight Cultural Dimensions at the heart of the Toolkit.

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  • Cultural Dimensions Slides
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    Cultural Dimensions Slides

    This PowerPoint reviews the Eight Cultural Dimensions at the heart of the Toolkit.

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  • Recognizing Cultural Features
    Recognizing Cultural Features

    This video exercise provides practice recognizing the cultural features in business interactions.

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  • Pre-Departure Exercise
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    Pre-Departure Exercise

    This exercise can prepares students to conduct cultural analysis while abroad.

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  • Sample Assignment
    Sample Assignment

    This sample assignment is for use in connection with the Cultural Analysis Toolkit.

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  • Sample Submission
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    Sample Submission

    This sample submission is an example of the analysis a student can generate with the Toolkit.

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