TAGS: Upcoming Workshops

Fall 2016

Exploring Your Intercultural Conflict Style

Tuesday, September 27 / 9:30 to 11 AM / KU 331

Sangita Gosalia, Associate Director, Campus Engagement, Center for International Programs

In this workshop format, participants will complete the intercultural conflict style inventory and take part in interactive and reflective activities that will help explore preferred ways of communication when working across differences in challenging situations. This workshop is offered through UD’s Human Resources Learning and Development Program.  Register here.


Engaging Diverse Students in the Classroom (Brown Bag)

Thursday, September 29 / 12:30 to 1:45 PM / KU 310

Zelda Smith, Office of Learning Resources, Learning Teaching Center

Ya You, Office of Learning Resources, Learning Teaching Center

In this workshop, participants will be led through a discussion on engaging diverse student learners in the classroom.  The discussion will center on fostering an active, safe, supportive, learner-centered experience.  Specific tips and strategies will be explored.  This workshop is offered through UD’s Learning Teaching Center Campus Conversations Program.  Register here


Classroom collaboration across disciplines: Strengthening connections between domestic and international students (Brown Bag)

Thursday, October 13 / 12:00 to 1:00 PM / LTC Meeting Space 028

Dr. Stephanie Litka, Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work

Jeri Taylor, Intensive English Program, Center for International Programs

In this workshop, participants will discuss collaboration strategies that can be utilized across disciplines to enhance connections between U.S. and international students.  This workshop is offered through UD’s Learning Teaching Center Campus Conversations Program.  Register here


Chinese Language & Culture I (Brown Bag)

Tuesday, October 18 / 12 to 1:15 PM / KU 222

Tim Kao, Associate Director, International Student & Scholar Services, Center for International Programs

This session will provide a basic introduction to the Chinese language.  Participants will learn how the language evolved, how to pronounce words (particularly students’ names) more authentically, and how Chinese language and culture intersect.  Students from China will be invited to facilitate small group discussions and pronunciation exercises.  This workshop is offered through UD’s Human Resources Learning and Development Program.  Register here.


Chinese Language & Culture II (Brown Bag)

Tuesday, October 25 / 12 to 1:15 PM / KU 222

Tim Kao, Associate Director, International Student & Scholar Services, Center for International Programs

A continuation of Part I, Part II delves deeper into culture and language of China with an introduction to the Chinese writing system and additional small group discussions.  This workshop is offered through UD’s Human Resources Learning and Development Program.  Register here.


Academic Integrity (Brown Bag)

Tuesday, October 25 / 12:30 to 1:45 PM / LTC Forum 044

Ya You, Office Learning Resources, Learning Teaching Center

Nichole Lucas, Intensive English Program, Center for International Programs
Nicholas Taggart, Intensive English Program, Center for International Programs

Transitioning into the academic and cultural setting of post-secondary institutions can be problematic for students particularly in the area of academic integrity.  This is even more so for international students who may come from backgrounds that differ greatly from the academic and cultural norms of the U.S.  The facilitators of this presentation will guide participants through the challenges of students acculturating to the standards of academic integrity, how to address issues of academic misconduct through effective strategies of prevention, and ways to respond to academic misconduct.  Participants will have the opportunity to share their own experiences, successes, and challenges in dealing with this issue as well as brainstorm additional means of addressing it.  This workshop is offered through UD’s Learning Teaching Center Campus Conversations Program.  Register here.


Arabic Language & Culture

Tuesday, November 1 / 12 to 1:15 PM / KU 331

Abdelkareem Khasawneh, Assistant Director Graduate & International Admissions

This session will provide a basic introduction to the Arab language and culture and how to pronounce words (particularly students’ names).  Information on culture and life in the Arabic-speaking countries and how Westerner/American educators can communicate better with Arab students will be discussed.  Students from Arab countries might be invited to facilitate a small group discussion.  This workshop is offered through UD’s Human Resources Learning and Development Program.  Register here.