Culture

October 8, 2020
Alelo CEO Lewis Johnson Lectures at Penn State on Using AI to Teach Culture

 This informative recorded lecture for Penn State discusses the intersection of technology, culture, and learning. In it, you’ll: Learn why the U.S. government provides mandatory cultural training to U.S....

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July 26, 2016
US Air Force Recognizes Alelo VCAT Courses As An SBIR Success Story

The U.S. Air Force recently recognized Alelo’s Virtual Cultural Awareness Trainers (VCATs) as a success story funded by its Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) program, and produced a video showcasing...

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July 18, 2016
Applied Anthropology

When I was in graduate school, plenty of people asked me the dreaded question every anthropology student hears: “What are you going to do with that?” The question is a...

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May 19, 2016
What is Anthropology?

When I tell people I meet that I’m an anthropologist, I sometimes get a blank stare in return. Occasionally someone will ask if I’ve dug up any cool artifacts lately...

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March 23, 2016
What is Culture Shock?

The first time I lived abroad, in Argentina, I wrote an excited letter to an old friend. "I am living in a place that is very similar to the States...

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February 24, 2016
Low- and High-Context Communication

One morning during my fieldwork in Mexico, the dog dragged my freshly washed dress off the line and into the mud. I swore at him under my breath, and a...

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