Content

This unit introduces students to the theological premises, theories and practices associated with cultural intelligence (CQ). More especially students will explore the complex of abilities, characteristics, dimensions of awareness, attitudes, skills and knowledge that are associated with cultural intelligence, and which are necessary for appropriate and effective ministry in culturally diverse contexts, both within Australia and internationally.

Unit Code: DM9060W

Points: 24.0

Unit Level: Postgraduate Elective

Unit Discipline: Missiology

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: Whitley College

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Outline the main dimensions of cultural intelligence;

2.

Identify one’s own cultural values and the ways these can impact interaction with the other;

3.

Describe the concept of culture and outline the theological premises for the need for cultural intelligence for christian life and ministry;

4.

Describe the role of second language capacity and cultural understanding in cultural intelligence;

5.

Employ practices that enhance reflection and mindfulness when engaging people interculturally;

6.

Analyse attitudes that can impact upon interaction with the other in intercultural contexts; and

7.

Describe cultural values of a socio-cultural and religious community different to their own.

Pedagogy

Face-face lectures and tutorials

Assessments

Description Weight (%)

1,000 tutorial presentation

25.0

2,000 word description of your cultural values and how this can impact intercultural interaction

35.0

3,000 word essay

40.0
Approvals

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 19 Oct, 2017

Unit Record last updated: 2019-06-07 08:57:58 +1000