|Navigating Cross-Cultural Academic and Professional Interactions
||Dive into the complex realm of academic and professional cross-cultural interactions. As students preparing to venture into a globalized world, mastering the art of building relationships and making meaningful impressions in diverse settings is imperative. This workshop underscores the significance of intercultural communication, tailored specifically for students aiming to excel in international academic or career avenues. Join us to explore how to cultivate understanding, respect, and effective communication in our ever-interconnected world. Presented by Lin Zhou, PhD.
|Designing Academic Presentations
||This workshop will guide you through the principles of crafting compelling academic presentations, focusing on effective design principles, and content structuring. Presented by Veronika Maliborska, PhD and Natasha Watson, PhD.
|Confident Nonverbal Communication for Presentations
||Do you know what you want to communicate in your presentation but struggle when it comes to speaking in front of an audience? In this workshop, you will practice nonverbal communication techniques to more effectively and confidently communicate your message. Presented by Lucy Bunning, PhD.
|Digital Literacy: Harnessing Tools for Strategic Learning, Communication, and Innovation
||In today’s rapidly evolving digital landscape, the mastery of technological tools has never been more crucial. This workshop delves into the strategic utilization of digital resources, highlighting their foundational uses and pushing the boundaries to leverage them for transformative learning, effective communication, and cutting-edge innovation. Join us to evolve from a passive consumer to an active driver in the digital realm, optimizing your continuous learning and innovative endeavors. Presented by Lin Zhou, PhD.
|New English Words in 2023
||The English language is constantly changing, including gaining new vocabulary. How are words formed? How does a word become “official”? In this workshop, attendees will discuss processes of word formation – including compounding, blending, acronyms, and more – and practice using words that have been recently added to dictionaries. Presented by Crissy McMartin-Miller, PhD.