Cross-Cultural Contacts (CCC) and Project-Based Learning

  Most Intercultural Communication researchers agree: intercultural learning begins with a reflection of one’s own culture – one’s own expectations, assumptions and propensities. Only when we have reached a level of cultural sensitivity are we able to become keen observers of other cultures.   A bit of CCC history: The CCC exchange project* was established on the ILIAS Learning platform of the Berlin School of Economics in 2005 when students in St. Petersburg (FINEC) joined us in Berlin for a semester of experimenting with this virtual communication tool. We had created a number of IC activities designed to be used...