This Workshop consists of two half-day (3-hour) modules offered roughly a month apart and will require some at home reading and writing of reflection exercises. Please note: a minimum of 10 students must sign up for workshops to run.
You are now able to register for modules by logging onto Career Central. You have to go select the date in the Western International Events Calendar page and then register to the module that best fits your schedule.
Module I of the 2-module program deals with cultural self-awareness and encountering difference.
Dates, Times and Locations for Fall 2015 Module I:October 6, 2015 from 5:00 - 8:00pm at the Chu Centre, IGAB
Pre-Module assignment: "My Culture" Reflection
Because cultural self-awareness is the foundation of intercultural understanding, students are required to write a 1-page (250 words) reflection. Students can use the following questions to guide them:
With an understanding of culture and difference established, this session will help students develop intercultural communication skills and identify the obstacles to intercultural relations. There will be pre-module work to complete that will be announced in Module I.
Dates, Times and Locations for Fall 2015 Module II:
October 21, 2015 from 3:00 - 6:00pm at the Chu Centre, IGAB
October 27, 2015 from 6:00 - 9:00pm at the Chu Centre, IGAB
Pre-Module Assignment: To be announced in Module I (less than one page written and 5 pages of reading).