INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION AND CROSSCULTURAL TRAINING IN AMERICAN EDUCATIONAL SPACEJournal: THE SCIENTIFIC ISSUES OF TERNOPIL VOLODYMYR HNATIUK NATIONAL PEDAGOGICAL UNIVERSITY. SERIES: PEDAGOGY (Vol.2016, No. 4)
Publication Date: 2016-12-28
Authors : Angelika Solodka;
Page : 176-183
Keywords : international education; cross-cultural training; cross-cultural education; crosscultural availability;
Today international community is united by the idea of world citizen education. Intensively developing American educational space is aimed at global human education, regardless of people's place of residence. Understanding the fact, that modern education has to become international, leads to improving young people's ability to evaluate the effects of other human positions, different cultures. The article deals with the one of the most perspective trends of pedagogical researches – international education. This issue is understood as applied scientific and socio-educational activity. Its main task is the education of people who can interact cross-culturally. International education is deliberate and systematic effort to create the conditions for cross-cultural training. The aim and result of cross-cultural training is the developed ability of sensitive and competent interaction in different cultural contexts. The availability to interact across cultures is determined by the following components: productive interaction, positive interaction, ability to cultural transformation, multi subjective interaction. The article stresses, that in the process of cross-cultural interaction its participants need to achieve compliance (compatibility) to a new cultural environment. Ability to cultural transformation, adaptation (compatibility with the environment of another culture) serves the following criteria availability for crosscultural interaction. This aim can be reached in the process of education before the contacts with another culture.
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