Success with Cross-Cultural Presentations (II)


March 29, 2008, Saturday, 12:30pm - 3:20pm


Room 226, Humanities Building
Macalester College
1600 Grand Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105
(Minghua Chinese School) Google Map


Colleen Meyers, Center for Teaching & Learning at the University of Minnesota.


This event is free, and open to public. Registration is highly encouraged.

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We will invite Ms. Colleen Meyers, who teaches in the Center for Teaching & Learning at the University of Minnesota, to give MN-CITA members a second talk on presentation and communication skills. Colleen is the co-author of Communicate: Strategies for International Teaching Assistants and The Pronunciation for Success teacher-training materials and self-study course. She has over twenty years' experience working with ITAs from China. Colleen recently completed a Fulbright Grant in Ankara, Turkey.


  • Hour 1: Asking Questions to Know & Involve your Audience --types of questions & question intonation
  • Hour 2: Handling Questions from your Audience--how to answer clearly, directly, and concisely
  • Hour 3: Discussion and/or Role play of Day-to-Day Challenges at work (with supervisors, subordinates, peers, etc.)


To show respect to the lecturer and audience, please come on time if you plan to be at the event.


To help the organizer better prepare this free event, you are strongly encouraged to register for the event:

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