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Senior Seminar Learning Powerpoint


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Senior Seminar Learning Powerpoint

  1. 1. Global Citizenship Week: China<br />By Sornvara Kho-Udom<br />
  2. 2. About Me<br />Name: Sornvara Kho-Udom<br />Age: 17 years old<br />Nationality: Thai<br />Time at ISB: 11th year<br />Future Plans: Marketing/Business Administration at Boston University<br />
  3. 3. Four Ways of Knowing<br />Reason<br />Perception*<br />Emotion*<br />Language*<br />
  4. 4. Overview<br />Who: Group of around 20 students and two teachers<br />What: Community-service based trip at Bifengxia Panda Base<br />Where: Cheng Du and Ya’an, China<br />When: February 2011<br />
  5. 5. Why I Chose This Experience<br />New culture<br />Enjoyable<br />Touring and Sight-Seeing<br />Shopping<br />Community Service at Bifengxia Panda Base<br />Learn so much, and in a variety of areas, in such a short time<br />
  6. 6. Language<br /> Different language <br />Language barrier<br /> Communication problems<br />Becomes an adversity<br />Finding alternative ways<br />Using gestures and movements<br />Art forms <br />Mixture of languages: English and Mandarin <br />
  7. 7. Perception<br />What is clear to us might not be clear to others<br />Ebert and Morris<br /><ul><li>Our view (Ebert): clear picture
  8. 8. Hotel staff’s view (Morris): each unsure, </li></ul>Perceptual narrowing<br />
  9. 9. Emotion<br />Can both help or hinder learning<br />Community service (Cleaning Panda Cage and Habitats): Requires teamwork<br />Attitudes toward activities<br />More likely to cause conflicts<br />