Confronting Underlying Issues of Racism for Effective Intercultural Communication

Abstract

This workshop session provides an overview of pertinent research and major theories related to both racism and communicating with people of different cultural backgrounds, as well as fun and useful techniques and strategies to use in international classrooms, school offices, and businesses, including a new approach to a widely-used tool in intercultural communication training—the D.I.E. exercise. Workshop Description: - Objectives and expected outputs Participants will be able to: 1. gain knowledge of pertinent research related to racism and intercultural communication; 2. understand the importance of major theories related to intercultural communication; and 3. incorporate activities and strategies to enhance communication and productivity in multinational and multicultural educational institutions, small businesses, corporations and organizations. - Focal areas and issues 1. Research 2. Theories 3. Practice/Implementation



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Daniel Velasco, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, USA

Paper Information
Conference: ACE2014
Stream: Disciplines and interdisciplinary approaches

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