Intercultural sensitivity means a person responds well to cultural difference. Six stages show how it develops and guide custom activities for growth. Teaching intercultural sensitivity can often feel challenging. You approach it with knowledge and compassion. Yet, some learners seem much further … [Read more...] about Building Intercultural Sensitivity, Stage by Stage
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Intuitive decision making is the way people make decisions naturally, without the use of formal tools and procedures. Some talk about intuition as happening without any thought at all. Like “trusting your gut” or “using the force” in a sixth sense kind of manner. Our quickest intuitive … [Read more...] about How to Develop Your Intuitive Decision Making
As a manager or employee, when you travel to another country for your job, adapting to a new culture can be quite intimidating. The same can be said when you need to collaborate with diverse team members in your own country. The global business environment is quickly blurring the lines between … [Read more...] about What is Cultural Sensitivity and How Does it Develop?
Bridging differences sounds great. But, is cross-cultural training ever really effective? What does it take to help people adapt? Most of us are familiar with the story of Alice in Wonderland. Alice follows a white rabbit down a hole and finds herself in a world unlike anything she’s ever … [Read more...] about Cross-Cultural Training for Enhanced Adaptability
Cognitive Task Analysis helps you unpack the thought processes of experts, so you can teach them to others. Have you ever needed to train novices to perform well on a real-world task or job that’s complex and poorly understood? Some of your experienced people do it well. But you don’t have a … [Read more...] about What is Cognitive Task Analysis?
A good classroom teacher looks like a well-oiled student feedback machine. Student responses are analyzed, feedback is given, and the loop repeats. Whether this is done verbally in an all class discussion, or in marginalia scrawled on a stack of quizzes, good teachers know that giving students … [Read more...] about Giving Effective Feedback to Foster Understanding