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April 12 - 30, 2010 | SCoPE Discussion


During this seminar we will be sharing and discussing a video series developed at Thompson Rivers University. These filmed scenarios aim to address the needs of educators and students to enhance intercultural competencies by providing a spring board for dialogue and reflection on best practices for intercultural learning environments.

Video Series

Web Conference Recordings and transcripts


Facilitator: Emma Bourassa and Kyra Garson

Moderator: Sylvia Currie

Forum Participants:

Webinar Participants: 
1st Webinar: 
  • Alexandra
  • Dawn Louise
  • Emma
  • emma b 
  • Gary Hunt
  • GinaB
  • Ining Hao
  • John Morrison
  • Kerrie
  • maggieross
  • Melanie Wilke 
  • Pat Pattison
  • Peter Fenrich 
  • Sue Wolf
  • Wony Carr
  • wburton
2nd Webinar: 
  • Clare Colton
  • Jason hughes
  • jguk
  • Julia Hickinbotham
  • lakay
  • lee marshall
  • Linda B Nilson
  • Marie
  • robin.v
  • Sue Wolf 
  • Vivian Neal 



Intercultural Training Resources


Bennett, M. J. (1993). Towards ethnorelativism: A developmental model of intercultural sensitivity. In M.R. Paige (Ed.), Education for the intercultural experience (pp. 21-72).Yarmouth, ME: Intercultural Press.

Brislin, R. W. (1997). Introducing active exercises in the college classroom for intercultural courses. In K. Cushner and R. W. Brislin (Eds.), Improving intercultural interactions: Modules for cross-cultural training programs (Vol. 2, pp. 91-108). Thousand Oaks: Sage.

Brislin, R.W. (1995). Culture general assimilator. In S.M. Fowler & M.G. Mumford (Eds.), Intercultural sourcebook: Cross-cultural training methods (Vol. 1, pp. 169-178). Yarmouth, Maine: Intercultural Press.

S.M. Fowler and M.G. Mumford (1995). (Eds.), Intercultural sourcebook: Cross-cultural training methods. (Vol.1, pp. xi-xviii). Yarmouth, Maine: Intercultural Press.

Gudykunst, W. B., Guzley, R. M., & Hammer, M. R. (1996). Designing intercultural training. In R. S. Bhagat, R. S. & D. Landis (Eds.), Handbook of Intercultural Training (2nd ed., pp. 61-80). Thousand Oaks,CA: Sage.

Kohls, L.R., & Knight, J.M. (1994). Developing intercultural awareness: A cross- cultural training handbook. (2nd ed.). Boston, M.A.: Intercultural Press. Pederson, P.B. (2004). 110 Experiences for multicultural learning. Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association.

H.N. Seelye (1996). (Ed.), Experiential activities for intercultural learning (pp. 7-24). Yarmouth, ME: Intercultural Press.

Storti, C. (1999). Figuring foreigners out: A practical guide. Yarmouth, ME: Intercultural Press.

Ting-Toomey (1999). Communicating Across Cultures. New York, NY: Guilford Press.


The Description, Interpretation, and Evaluation Exercise

Intercultural Communication Institute

Thompson Rivers University Presentations from an Internationalizing the Online Curriculum Workshop