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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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Online Manners: Are You Minding Your Modern ‘P’s & Q’s’?

Comments (0) Netiquette, Online Manners

The origin of the old expression "Mind your 'P's and Q's'" cannot be traced precisely, but it's generally agreed upon that the phrase originated from advice to mind your manners, including using "please" and "thank-you" in interactions. Take a moment...

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