9760. Faculty, Staff, and Asian International Student Interactions: Communication Across Cultures

DateApril 28, 2014Time3:00 - 4:00 pm
LocationPoage Library 201B
DescriptionAudience: Faculty/Staff, Graduate Students

Over half of the international students who come to the United States come from Asian countries. Because of language and cultural differences, some Asian international students may feel marginalized in Western higher education settings. What do Baylor faculty and staff need to know to welcome Asian students as participating members of our academic community, both in the classroom and in residential life? How might 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 Asian international student interactions. Objectives: Address faculty and staff questions concerning interactions with Asian 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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