SEDA Workshop - Working with Cultural Diversity in Higher Education

28 May 2012

Location: University of Edinburgh

9.45                Tea / coffee

10.00              Introductions, overview of the day

Part 1

10.15              Monika Foster: Cultural diversity and inclusive learning and teaching
                        Activity 1 – setting out what we want to achieve today
11.00              Students discussing their experience of studying on aculturally diverse course, Q&A
11.30              Cultural diversity in our lives – participants’ case studies                       
                        Activity 2 

12.30 -13.30  Lunch

Part 2

13.30              Who adapts? Considering our own context and available strategies
                        Activity 3 and discussion
14.15              Practices which help embrace cultural diversity                        
                        Activity 4 and discussion
15.00              Tea
15.15              Summary of activities – what we’d like to take away and try out in our practice
                        Activity 5
15.45              Conclusions
16.00              Close of workshop  
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