Cross-Cultural Psychology
Course schedule
Timetable 1 module
Timetable 2 module
Forms of knowledge assessment and grading procedures
Get acquainted in the airport
Get acquainted in the airport
Get acquainted in the airport
Get acquainted in the airport
For meters and visitors
For observers
The final discussion
1.00M
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Cross-Cultural Psychology

1. Cross-Cultural Psychology

Teachers:
Lectures: Nadezhda M. Lebedeva (Ph.D., Prof.),
e-mail: [email protected]
Seminars Ekaterina V. Bushina (Ph.D.),
e-mail: [email protected]
Practical classes: Victoria N. Galyapina (Ph.D),
e-mail: [email protected]
Teaching assistant: Maria Bultseva,
e-mail: [email protected]

2. Course schedule


1
2
3
4
5
6
Topic
Introduction to crosscultural psychology
Measuring and
mapping cultures
Culture and cognition
Personality across
cultures
Culture and
communication
Psychology of
acculturation and
intercultural relations
Total
Total
number of
hours
26
Class hours
Individual
work
2
2
practical
classes
2
36
4
4
4
24
22
26
2
4
2
2
2
4
16
16
24
4
-
-
20
58
6
2
12
38
190
22
12
22
134
lectures seminars
20

3. Timetable 1 module

Date
Time
26.09 18.10-18.40
18.40-19.40
19.50-21.00
03.10 16.40-18.00
18.10 -19.30
19.40- 21.00
Theme
The form Last Name, First Name
Introduction to Measures Bultseva M.
Lectures Lebedeva N.
CCP
Practice Bultseva M.,Bushina E. ,Galyapina V.
Introduction to Seminar Bultseva M., Bushina E., Galyapina V.
CCP
Measuring and Lectures Lebedeva N.
mapping
Practice Bultseva M., Bushina E., Galyapina V.
cultures
10.10 16.40-18.00
The class is postponed to
December 14
18.10 -19.30
Measuring and Lectures Lebedeva N.
mapping
19.40- 21.00
Practice Bultseva M., Bushina E., Galyapina V.
cultures
17.10 16.40-18.00
The class is postponed to
December 14
18.10 -21.00
Measuring and Seminar Bultseva M., Bushina E., Galyapina V.
mapping
cultures

4. Timetable 2 module

31.10
18.10 -19.30
Culture and cognition
19.40- 21.00
Lectures
Lebedeva N.
Practice
Bultseva M.,Bushina E. ,Galyapina V.
07.11
18.10 -19.30
19.40- 21.00
Personality and culture
Lectures
Practice
Lebedeva N.
Bultseva M.,Bushina E. ,Galyapina V.
14.11
18.10 -19.30
19.40- 21.00
Personality and culture
Lectures
Practice
Lebedeva N.
Bultseva M.,Bushina E. ,Galyapina V.
21.11
16.40-18.00
The class is postponed to
November 28
18.10 -21.00
Culture and cognition
Personality and culture
Seminars
Bultseva M.,Bushina E. ,Galyapina V.
16.40-18.00
18.10 -19.30
19.40- 21.00
16.40 -21.00
Intergroup relations
Lectures
Practice
Lebedeva N.
Bultseva M.,Bushina E. ,Galyapina V.
Intergroup relations
Practice
Bultseva M.,Bushina E. ,Galyapina V.
Lecture
Seminar
Practice
Lecture
.
Saba Safdar
Saba Safdar
Saba Safdar
Saba Safdar
28.11
05.12
12.12
14.12
19.12
26.12
18.10 -21.00
18.10 -19.30
19.30-21.00
18.10 -21.00
Acculturation
Acculturation
Cross-cultural
communication
Final test
Culture Day
Lebedeva N. Bultseva M.,Bushina E.
,Galyapina V.

5. Forms of knowledge assessment and grading procedures

• Knowledge should be assessed in 10-point scale.
Grades on the following forms of knowledge
assessment constitute the final grade:
• Gclass – the grade for participating in the classes and
being active during the discussions
• Gwritten assignment – the grade for the written assignment
• Gexam – the grade for the final examination
• Gfinal = 0,3* Gclass +0,4* Gwritten assignment + 0,3*Gexam

6. Get acquainted in the airport

7. Get acquainted in the airport

8. Get acquainted in the airport

9. Get acquainted in the airport

10. For meters and visitors

• What was the most problematic in the exercise?
• To which greeting elements did you pay attention and how
successful was it?
• Who among guest was the most and the least difficult aims for
recognizing and why?
• How many visitors cold you keep in sight?
• What feelings did you have demonstrating and answering the
greeting?
• What barriers did you face during mutual ritual execution?
How did you overcome them?

11. For observers

• What was the most problematic in the exercise?
• What search strategies did meters use and how
successful were they?
• Who among participants was the most impressive?
• Who did you want to help and why?
• What barriers did you notice during mutual ritual
execution?
• What greeting rituals were the most interesting and
why?

12. The final discussion

• What new info did you get during this
exercise?
• What emic and ethic aspect of culture were
presented in the greetings?
• What features of cultures (for example, degree
of openness, expansivity, level of distance,
gender and age hierarchy) can be seen in the
greetings?

13.

HOMEWORK (10.10.2017)
prepare a presentation on one of the questions (no more than 3 people can be
registered for each questions)
1. Kashima, Y. (2016). Cultural dynamics. Current Opinion in Psychology, 8, 93-97
•What does each of these four main processes – production, grounding, interpretation and memory – include, and
how each of them encompass both intra-personal and inter-personal mechanisms of cultural dynamics? Using this
framework provide analysis of some fact or event from history/ethnographic research/fictional literature or movie
that concerns the process of human cultural dynamics.
•What does the idea of extended mind encompass in cultural dynamics? Please, explain the role of such
constitutes of extended mind as rituals and cultural artefacts in cultural dynamics? and exemplify that role by
prominent cases from history/ethnographic research/fictional literature or movie that concerns the process of
human cultural dynamics.
2. Rogof, B. (2016) Culture and participation: a paradigm shift. Current Opinion in Psychology, 8, 182-189.
•What are the differences between mainstream and participation approaches to culture? Exemplify limitations of
mainstream approach that were overcame in participation approach on particular cases from other research/your
own experience/fictional literature or movie.
•Using characteristics of LOPI facets provide analysis of system of learning that is used in your culture and
suggest how it can be improved on principles of participation paradigm.
3. Moya, C., Henrich, J. (2016). Culture-gene coevolutionary psychology: cultural learning, language, and ethnic
psychology. Current Opinion in Psychology, 8, 112-118.
•Please explain, how cultures can shape genetic evolution and provide examples (with analysis based on processes
used in culture-gene co-evolutionary approach) of it from other research/your own experience/fictional literature
or movie.
•Please explain, how genetic evolution can influence culture change and provide examples (with analysis based
on processes used in culture-gene co-evolutionary approach) of it from other research/your own
experience/fictional literature or movie.

14.

HOMEWORK (10.10.2017)
prepare a presentation on one of the questions (no more than 3 people can be
registered for each questions)
4. Whiten, A., Caldwell, C.A., Mesoudi, A. Cultural diffusion in humans and
other animals. Current Opinion in Psychology, 8, 15-21.
• What are the mechanisms of cultural diffusion within and between animal
groups? Please, compare them with mechanisms of cultural diffusion
among people.
• In comparison with animal cultural diffusion experiments what additional
questions do human cultural diffusion experiments answer? Give examples
of research for each of the questions.
• 5. Marsella, A. (2012). Psychology and Globalization: Understanding a
Complex Relationship. The Journal of Social Issues, 68(3), 454–472.
• Positive and negative effects of globalization
• 6. Wenshan J. (2017). Now, Globalization With Chinese Characteristics
YaleGlobal Online.
• Chi-globalization: characteristics and differences from American
Globalization
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