What does it mean to be culturally literate?

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion December 14, 2007 Print Friendly and PDF
The term culturally literacy is giving way to the term cultural intelligence or CQ. Brooks Peterson in his book Cultural Intelligence: A Guide to Working with People from Other Cultures, proposed this tripod which many of us in the field of intercultural competence agree as a basic foundation – Knowledge about Cultures (facts and cultural traits) + Awareness (of yourself and others) + Specific Skills (Behaviors) = Cultural Intelligence

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