The third culture

The third culture

The third culture When developing my research on the expectations and outcomes of US students on study abroad programs, I came across a very interesting reflection from one of the professionals I interviewed. He was reflecting on how most programs “create” a concept...
Ethnocentrism

Ethnocentrism

Picture by Mathieu Stern The term ethnocentrism was first coined by William G. Sumner in 1906 in his work Folkways. Sumner defined it as “the technical name for the view of things in which one’s own group is the center of everything, and all others are...
Cultural Translator online course

Cultural Translator online course

Outline According to a research developed from 2015 to 2018 in Spain, most of USA students on study abroad programs declare not to have received enough specific information about what to expect from their experience in Spain. For some students, not having clear...
Cultural Ambassador Program

Cultural Ambassador Program

Picture by Roman Mager Description The North American Language and Culture Assistants Program is an initiative of the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport of Spain to provide North American students who are native speakers of English or French with the opportunity...
Cultural Ambassador program in Spain

Cultural Ambassador program in Spain

The North American Language and Culture Assistants Program is an initiative of the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport of Spain to provide North American students who are native speakers of English or French with the opportunity to assist teachers in the English...
Resilience

Resilience

Picture by Johannes Plenio According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary,  resilience is: 1: the capability of a strained body to recover its size and shape after deformation caused especially by compressive stress 2: an ability to recover from or adjust easily...