Success with Cross-Cultural Presentations (II)

When:

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

Where:

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

Speaker:

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

Registration:

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.

Contents:

  • 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.)

Notes:

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

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