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Week 9: Global Communication by Silvia Purpuri  and  Retsam Zhang
Global: <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;pertaining   to   the     </li></ul><ul><li>whole   world;  ...
Communication: <ul><li>&quot; The activity of  conveying  meaningful information.&quot;  </li></ul><ul><li>&quot; [It] req...
On  Global Communication  through  Global Communication http://www.jf-uebersetzungen.com/English/
A Global Melting Pot <ul><li>http://greenglobeideas.com/idea/political-spinnery-may-be-just-thing-save-environment-preside...
From  GET THE ANSWERS to  GET MORE QUESTIONS <ul><li>LEARNING -  UN LEARNING -  RE LEARNING </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;The il...
A discovery path through activities:
All spread out through many different channels:
1. Challenges of Global Communication
1. Challenges of Global Communication <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>a) A common lang...
Language   / Culture   <ul><li>Some say that:   </li></ul><ul><li>Language barrier is one of the major concerns and challe...
Gender http://www.answersingenesis.org/media/image/cartoons/after-eden/first-language-barrier
1. Challenges of Global Communication <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>d) CHINESE WHISP...
<ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;  ... and in the naked light...
1. Challenges of Global Communication <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>e)  Technology </li></ul>Internet ac...
2. If  language barrier  and  the digital divide  seem to be the major challenges to global communication, how do we bridg...
Find Common points and objectives: http://www.google.it/imgres?q=language+barrier&hl=en&client=firefox-a&sa=X&rls=org.mozi...
<ul><li>  </li></ul>FOOD !! http://www.celsias.com/article/usda-announces-new-efforts-fight-ecoli-protect-foo/
3. Are we communicating globally or are we just imaginary cosmopolitans?  <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>http://l...
<ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>No, we are being  </li></ul><ul><li>superficial  </li></ul><ul><li>pretending to care </li></u...
Can we really bridge the gap? http://academic.emporia.edu/aberjame/struc_geo/rocky/rocky.htm
4. &quot;The quality of your life is the quality of your communication&quot; - Anthony Robbins   http://www.firsttimequali...
  self-reflection as form of communication silence without communication   when one is simply being BEYOND COMMUNICATION  +
http://mairedubhtx.wordpress.com/2011/06/07/silence/
Thank you & C U @ the “take away”!!   Silvia Purpuri http://sunflower-efl.blogspot.com/
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Global communication

  1. 1. Week 9: Global Communication by Silvia Purpuri  and  Retsam Zhang
  2. 2. Global: <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;pertaining to the   </li></ul><ul><li>whole world;   </li></ul><ul><li>worldwide; universal&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>  www.dictionary.com </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;of, relating to, or involving  </li></ul><ul><li>the entire earth; worldwide&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.thefreedictionary.com </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;of, relating to, or involving the entire world&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>  http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>http://international.phillipmartin.info/intl_global_community.htm
  3. 3. Communication: <ul><li>&quot; The activity of conveying meaningful information.&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>&quot; [It] requires a sender , a message , and an intended recipient&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>&quot; [It] can occur across vast distances in time and space . &quot; </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;[It] requires that the communicating parties share an area of communicative commonality . &quot; </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;The communication process is complete once the receiver has understood the message of the sender.&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Communication </li></ul>http://www.desmogblog.com/good-communication-good-scientific-practice
  4. 4. On  Global Communication  through  Global Communication http://www.jf-uebersetzungen.com/English/
  5. 5. A Global Melting Pot <ul><li>http://greenglobeideas.com/idea/political-spinnery-may-be-just-thing-save-environment-president-bushs-environmental-record </li></ul>
  6. 6. From  GET THE ANSWERS to  GET MORE QUESTIONS <ul><li>LEARNING - UN LEARNING - RE LEARNING </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;The illiterate of the 21st Century will not be those who cannot read or write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn and relearn.&quot;  Alvin Toffler, &quot;Future Shock&quot;, 1970 </li></ul>
  7. 7. A discovery path through activities:
  8. 8. All spread out through many different channels:
  9. 9. 1. Challenges of Global Communication
  10. 10. 1. Challenges of Global Communication <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>a) A common language - English </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>b) Illiteracy </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>c) Prejudices of some towards different cultures, traditions & cultural styles </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  11. 11. Language / Culture <ul><li>Some say that:   </li></ul><ul><li>Language barrier is one of the major concerns and challenges in digital/online conversation, especially with people of different cultures/ethnic background.  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  12. 12. Gender http://www.answersingenesis.org/media/image/cartoons/after-eden/first-language-barrier
  13. 13. 1. Challenges of Global Communication <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>d) CHINESE WHISPERS - State of mind (intention to communicate) </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>http://xlerant.web7.hubspot.com/blog/bid/49376/Manager-Speak-vs-Accounting-Speak
  14. 14. <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;  ... and in the naked light I saw </li></ul><ul><li>Ten thousand people, maybe more </li></ul><ul><li>People talking without speaking </li></ul><ul><li>People hearing without listening ...&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Sound of Silence&quot;, Simon&Garfunkel </li></ul>
  15. 15. 1. Challenges of Global Communication <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>e) Technology </li></ul>Internet access Computer Communication Devices not available to many on the planet BUT
  16. 16. 2. If language barrier and the digital divide seem to be the major challenges to global communication, how do we bridge the gap?
  17. 17. Find Common points and objectives: http://www.google.it/imgres?q=language+barrier&hl=en&client=firefox-a&sa=X&rls=org.mozilla:it:official&biw=1366&bih=575&tbm=isch&tbnid=LXm57v1AKxBDxM:&imgrefurl=http://archive.feedblitz.com/352381/~4049949&docid=e57bWcbtwkylZM&w=640&h=480&ei=L-lYTsXrDaSQ4gTStoWtBQ&zoom=1&iact=rc&dur=685&page=6&tbnh=125&tbnw=167&start=111&ndsp=21&ved=1t:429,r:10,s:111&tx=87&ty=62 http://www.mobilephonereviews.org/mobile-phone-news/google-bridges-language-barrier-across-the-world-with-language-translator-for-mobile-phones/
  18. 18. <ul><li>  </li></ul>FOOD !! http://www.celsias.com/article/usda-announces-new-efforts-fight-ecoli-protect-foo/
  19. 19. 3. Are we communicating globally or are we just imaginary cosmopolitans? <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>http://languageandliteracytheoryandpractice. wikispaces.com/ Prejudice+and+Stereotypes+in+Popular+Culture
  20. 20. <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>No, we are being  </li></ul><ul><li>superficial  </li></ul><ul><li>pretending to care </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>   </li></ul><ul><li>                           </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>                                 Global  </li></ul><ul><li>                                    =  </li></ul><ul><li>                               everyone </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>Technology has helped us  connect  but   not immerse http://23thingsatmicanopy.blogspot.com/ https://www.facebook.com/pages/Saying-I-dont-care-when-you-really-do/215450966118 http://sivers.org/include-everyone
  21. 21. Can we really bridge the gap? http://academic.emporia.edu/aberjame/struc_geo/rocky/rocky.htm
  22. 22. 4. &quot;The quality of your life is the quality of your communication&quot; - Anthony Robbins   http://www.firsttimequality.com/Blog/
  23. 23.   self-reflection as form of communication silence without communication   when one is simply being BEYOND COMMUNICATION +
  24. 24. http://mairedubhtx.wordpress.com/2011/06/07/silence/
  25. 25. Thank you & C U @ the “take away”!!   Silvia Purpuri http://sunflower-efl.blogspot.com/

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