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Try Something New: The Importance of Cross-Cultural Learning

Comments (0) Cross-Cultural Training, Cultural Sensitivity Training, Diversity, Diversity Training, Education, Global Citizen, Third Culture Adult, Third Culture Kid

“Culture shock” is a common term that’s been thrown around over the years, peppered throughout casual conversations about traveling, study abroad programs, and other forms of cross-cultural exchange. It’s a term that, for the most part, comes with negative connotations; it...

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Cyberculture & Netiquette: Does Internet “Culture” Exist?

Comments (0) Cross Cultural Business, Cross-Cultural Training, Cultural Sensitivity Training, Cyberculture, Education, Global Citizen, Netiquette, Online Manners, Uncategorized

In 1973, cultural studies scholar Stuart Hall created the encoding/decoding model of communication to explain the way we produce and consume the media. He theorized that audience members relied on their social contexts—race, gender, and sexuality, for instance—to “decode” messages...

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Mean Girls Have Taught Me About Being Culturally Sensitive

Comments (0) Cultural Sensitivity Training, Diversity, Global Citizen, Online Manners, Women

Mean girls. No, I’m not talking about the Lindsay Lohan movie, but I am talking about the type of girls portrayed in that film. You see, I wasn’t the most popular li’l girl growing up. At times, I was bullied. Other...

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