TFAC055 Intercultural Foundations for Education (IFE)


Course Description

Intercultural Foundations for Education (IFE) course is focused on developing intercultural teaching and learning competencies. You will have opportunities to review the intercultural learning research and apply key concepts to your teaching/facilitation practice. You will also have access to interdisciplinary collegial dialogue, instructional resources, and learning activities on culturally responsive teaching methods that can enhance your current practice. This course is designed for equity, diversity, and inclusion practitioners in academic, school, workplace, and community education contexts who are interested in developing knowledge and skills in facilitating intercultural learning.


Learner Outcomes

  • Review the foundational intercultural learning research

  • Examine best practices in intercultural teaching and learning

  • Apply intercultural teaching competencies to common challenges in diverse learning contexts

  • Design a lesson plan/learning activity to support intercultural learning in your facilitation context



Participants should expect to spend 5-6 hours per week on course activities during each of the four weeks. Continuous, active participation is necessary to make this course a successful learning experience for everyone.

For RRU Faculty: This course is available at no cost for RRU faculty. If you are RRU core faculty or associate faculty, please contact for a discount code.

Waitlist: If the course is full, please contact to be placed on a waitlist.


Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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