Cultural Perspectives: China, India, and Saudi Arabia
Date(s) - 10/15/2018
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Computer Commons (CPCOM) 120
CULTURAL PERSPECTIVES: CHINA, INDIA, AND SAUDI ARABIA
Monday, October 15, 2018 | 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. | CPCOM 120
Facilitators: Dr. Souad Ali, Faculty Head of Middle Eastern and Classics and Associate Professor, Arabic, School of International Letters and Cultures (SILC); Holly Singh, Senior Director, International Students and Scholars Center (ISSC); Dr. Jinjing Zhao, Instructional Designer Associate, EdPlus and SILC
Description: Participants will receive an overview of cultural and academic variations of ASU’s three most represented cultures and learn about day-to-day life of students from these backgrounds. There will be a brief overview of greetings and strategies for pronouncing names accurately.
Participants of this session will be able to:
- Understand better students’ academic and cultural backgrounds
- Familiarize themselves with greetings and cultural etiquette
- Practice accurate pronunciation of names
This meeting will be available via Zoom video conference for those attending remotely. Select “Participate Remotely” when registering. Before the event, you will receive a link to download and install the Zoom desktop application link and directions for entering this course.
ABOUT THE GLOBAL ADVOCACY CERTIFICATE PROGRAM :: BECOME A GLOBAL ADVOCATE
The Global Advocacy certificate program is for ASU faculty and staff who wish to cultivate a globally-minded campus for international students and scholars. By attending a series of workshops, participants will broaden their awareness of cross-cultural topics and learn specific strategies for supporting international students and scholars in the classroom and workplace.
To earn a Global Advocacy certificate, participants must register for and attend the Foundations of Global Advocacy core course plus at least three elective courses during an academic year. All courses are free of charge* and fill on a first-come, first-served basis.
Participants in Global Advocacy Workshops will learn:
- skills to assess cultural intelligence and how cultural lenses influence people’s interactions
- strategies for interacting and communicating with international students and colleagues
- techniques for assisting international students for academic and cultural success
- awareness of international campus resources for students, staff, and faculty
- F-1 and J-1 immigration regulations followed by international students and scholars To reserve tickets, click the following link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cultural-perspectives-china-india-and-saudi-arabia-tickets-46734647589?aff=es2