Learning Outcomes for this Course

Please carefully read and reflect on the desired learning outcomes for this course.

As a result of investment in participating in the learning activities of this course, an actively engaged learner can expect to...

  • Know the components common to all cultures as outlined in the Kwast model
  • Be able to effectively learn about culture through participant observation
  • Believe that it is valuable to withhold judgement or not draw conclusions with regards to characteristics of an observed culture until adequate observation data has been collected and assessed
  • Believe that carefully choosing cultural informants is vitally important for collecting valuable cultural information
  • Be able to document your observations and save them

We look forward to your investment in attaining these outcomes, and we'll do all we can to help you succeed in growing as a culture learner.