SIL Academic Training
Academic training in SIL focuses on preparing people to do quality linguistic fieldwork, literacy, and translation.
Training for Roles in Language Work
Intercultural Community Worker
The exact set of courses for this track is determined in consultation with the International Anthropology Department. An advisor will take into account the student's background, training, the type of Intercultural Community Work the student desires to pursue, and the future place of service. SIL courses in the area of the student's interest or specialty may be taken in addition to the courses listed.
Internship: This track includes assisting in the teaching of one of the following courses: Intercultural Communications and Training or Training Across Cultures. This provides practice in facilitation skills.
- Language and Society
- Cultural Anthropology
- Language Acquisition
- Training Across Cultures or
Culture, Contact, and Change
- Language Program Planning
- Principles of Literacy (optional)
Additional information on the Intercultural Community Worker track
International Anthropology Coordinator
7500 W. Camp Wisdom Road
Dallas, TX 75236-5629