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Learning the "American Way"

Learners from several different countries (Philippines, Rwanda, Kazakhstan, United Kingdom, Jordan, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Peru, and Poland) describe the first time they participated in an America course. Their comments reflect unique cultural differences in learners' expectations - of which most Americans are unaware:

 

The same learners suggest ways in which instructors and instructional designers could modify courses to help non-American participants learn more effectively:


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Expanding Abroad? Avoid Cultural Gaffes
This Wall Street Journal article describes how AlertDriving's failure to culturally adapt its elearning course cost the company $1 million - and 18 months - to fix.


 
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