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Free Webinar Feb. 16: Integrating International Students into U.S Communities

On Tuesday, Global Ties Akron and the University of Akron Student Fulbright Association are featured on a national webinar hosted by the American Council on Education and Global Ties US. 224 more words

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The Christian Virtue of Patience and Long Suffering

I came across a section in a book I´m reading on worldviews for my Bachelor´s Degree in Intercultural Understanding, and wanted to share it with you since I believe it beautifully expresses some insight into the Christian virtue of patience that easily gets lost in our day and time. 423 more words

Christian Vitrue

Book Connection: Basic Concepts of Intercultural Communication - Milton Bennett

I’m involved in an initiative within the UO Division of Student Life we call MCOD, or Multicultural Organization Development. We use Bailey Jackson and Rita Hardiman’s framing of this work, which tends to be a structural approach to reducing organizational bias. 487 more words

Book Review

Heterotopia

The term hétérotopie seems to have been invented by Michel Foucault, though he himself made limited use of it. In one sense, he used the word to designate the “other places” he studied in his books, all of which were places to send deviants or people in crisis: the prison, the lunatic asylum, or the hospital. 269 more words

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Week 2: International vs. Intercultural

This course is about International Communication. Most often the term is used to describe the study of different media systems and media cultures around the word. 602 more words

Assignment

Conflict resolution ideas

Using a search engine (such as Google, Yahoo, or Bing), seek out an image that explains a process to attain conflict resolution. Select one that readily appeals to you and add it to the comments section of this post. 49 more words

Because you're better...

In an unusual turn of events, I had a chance not long ago to actually discuss intercultural communication with some ESL students. If you’re the kind of person who thinks that certificates and education mean more than experience, I should be better qualified to teach that than I am English. 440 more words

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