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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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Kindness: The Universal Language

Comments (0) Diversity, Global Citizen

As a global citizen, I’m often asked to speak on cross cultural training or the importance of diversity in the workplace. These presentations always include ways to pick up on body language and tone, even if you aren’t certain of...

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