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Communicating Across Cultures

This program will focus on improving competency in intercultural communication. Learning objectives and outcomes will include: -Improved understanding of cultural differences -Development of strategies to manage cultural differences -Identification of cultural values -Application of cultural values to understanding actions and behaviors -Exploration of the concept of intercultural competence -Application of intercultural competence to concrete circumstances Methods of delivery will include discussion along with scenarios, role-plays, and audio-visual content. As the facilitators are part of mixed culture partnership, authentic examples of the day-to-day challenges of cultural difference will be extensive and discussion will be lively. The scenarios and role plays used for the seminar have been developed and incorporated in various trainings and courses delivered to broad constituencies throughout the world. Videos and supplemental materials will add to an energetic, active, and applied program created to assist participants in better managing the internationalization of our campus.

Date: Thursday, March 6, 2014
Time: 11:00am - 11:50am
Location: Reed Library Classroom
Building: 1st floor, Reed Library
Presenter: Bond Benton and Daniela Peterka-Benton
Categories: PDC Associates Series
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