International and Intercultural Study August 23, 2007 Day 1
Plan for the day <ul><li>Introduce course and goals of semester (11-11:15) </li></ul><ul><li>Why are you here? (11:15-11:3...
Goals of course <ul><li>Understand the role of communication in culture </li></ul><ul><li>Develop a higher sensitivity to ...
Goals of course <ul><li>Learn about barriers to intercultural communication </li></ul><ul><li>Increase sensitivity to your...
What is culture? <ul><li>Brainstorm ideas alone and then with a partner </li></ul>
What is culture?
What is intercultural communication? <ul><li>Brainstorm ideas alone and then with a partner </li></ul>
What is intercultural communication?
Why are you here? <ul><li>Discuss two reasons you decided to take this course with a partner? What do you hope to gain fro...
What’s in a Name? <ul><li>Go to the board, write down your full name, and tell a story that explains an aspect of your nam...
Syllabus <ul><li>Blog (1x/week) </li></ul><ul><li>Projects </li></ul><ul><li>Exchange partner meetings </li></ul>
Homework <ul><li>Fill out “Culture-Learning Strategies Inventory” on pp. 29-34 in  Maximizing Study Abroad (SA) . </li></u...
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    1. 1. International and Intercultural Study August 23, 2007 Day 1
    2. 2. Plan for the day <ul><li>Introduce course and goals of semester (11-11:15) </li></ul><ul><li>Why are you here? (11:15-11:30) </li></ul><ul><li>What’s in a Name? (11:30-12:00) </li></ul><ul><li>Review Syllabus (12:00-12:15) </li></ul>
    3. 3. Goals of course <ul><li>Understand the role of communication in culture </li></ul><ul><li>Develop a higher sensitivity to cultural differences and variables </li></ul><ul><li>Become more aware of your own culture and communication styles </li></ul><ul><li>Analyze cases of intercultural contact to understand what happens and why </li></ul>
    4. 4. Goals of course <ul><li>Learn about barriers to intercultural communication </li></ul><ul><li>Increase sensitivity to your own cultural background and its impact on how you communicate </li></ul><ul><li>Prepare for a successful study or work abroad experience </li></ul>
    5. 5. What is culture? <ul><li>Brainstorm ideas alone and then with a partner </li></ul>
    6. 6. What is culture?
    7. 7. What is intercultural communication? <ul><li>Brainstorm ideas alone and then with a partner </li></ul>
    8. 8. What is intercultural communication?
    9. 9. Why are you here? <ul><li>Discuss two reasons you decided to take this course with a partner? What do you hope to gain from taking this course? How will it benefit you in your studies and future career? </li></ul>
    10. 10. What’s in a Name? <ul><li>Go to the board, write down your full name, and tell a story that explains an aspect of your name. </li></ul>
    11. 11. Syllabus <ul><li>Blog (1x/week) </li></ul><ul><li>Projects </li></ul><ul><li>Exchange partner meetings </li></ul>
    12. 12. Homework <ul><li>Fill out “Culture-Learning Strategies Inventory” on pp. 29-34 in Maximizing Study Abroad (SA) . </li></ul><ul><li>Meet in Ted Mimms FL Learning Center (HuCl 102) on Tuesday for intro to blogging </li></ul>

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