9759. Faculty, Staff, and African International Student Interactions: Communication Across Cultures

DateMay 1, 2014Time2:00 - 3:00 pm
LocationPoage Library 201B
DescriptionAudience: Faculty/Staff, Graduate Students

With a growing population of international students coming to Baylor from African countries, there is increasing interest of how best to meet their needs. What do faculty and staff need to know to welcome African students as participating members of our academic community, both in the classroom and in residential life? How do our cultural expectations as well as theirs, impact interactions? In this course, you will have the opportunity to voice your questions as well as learn from those experienced in this area as we address cultural assumptions that can influence faculty, staff, and African international student interactions. Objectives: Address faculty and staff questions concerning interactions with African international students. Discuss cultural and academic assumptions that may impact interactions. Discuss intercultural communication concepts that may influence interactions.Read More »
PublisherTraining & Development
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