Communicating Across Cultures

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Open to all UCF faculty, staff, and students

Course Number: DIV044


Wednesday, October 3 from 4:00pm-6:00pm

Facilitator: Barbara Thompson

Location: UCF Valencia West, Building 11, Room 107


Thursday, November 15 from 1:00pm-4:00pm

Facilitator: Barbara Thompson

Location: UCF Valencia Osceola, Building 4, Room 335


The ability to prevent misunderstandings through effective cross-cultural communication is an important skill in today’s world. This session introduces the three basic components of any communication. Further, it dramatically illustrates 12 common causes of verbal miscommunication across cultures including conventions for courtesy, degree of assertiveness, accents, and hot buttons. Finally, the crucial role of body language in communication is discussed.
NOTE: This session combines material from Open Heart Dialogue and More Than Mere Words. If these sessions have been attended, this workshop will be redundant.

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October 3, 2018, 4 p.m. UCF Valencia West Center: Building 11, Room 107
November 15, 2018, 1 p.m. UCF Valencia Osceola Center: Building 4, Room 4-335


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