Sample topics to be covered:
• The composition of Rensselaer’s international population, and related cultural differences in educational expectations.• Common communication challenges for the individual (listening, speaking, reading, writing)• Teamwork hot spots• Incorporating best practices of interactive learning for “universal benefits” for all students• Creating, supporting, and problem-shooting teams• Building on cultural strengths• Small tweaks that can yield big results• Resources for more information
This workshop will be held on Monday, November 6th from 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm in the Beta Classroom - First Floor of Folsom Library. Note: Food or drinks are not allowed in the Beta Classroom.
Brea Barthel, Director of Language & Cultural Support will be presenting this workshop.
Registration is required. Please register by November 1st. Space is limited.