Where Do We Go From Here: The Intersection of Culture, Communication, and Technology
SIT has long been involved with the nexus between culture and communications. Historically, this has caused us to ask how we can “properly” and “effectively” navigate in cultures that are foreign to us. More recently, however, communication platforms are changing and therefore, we see a rising need for rethinking some of the cross cultural models in use. This session will thus explore the changing nexus between cultures, communication, and technology.
Our context will consider questions such as how students’ experiences are different because of increased use of technology, how social media affects cross cultural experiences, and the degree to which authentic cultural emersion can take place. Perspectives considered will include those of our students and ourselves, as well as the tools used by to navigate learning and promote positive group dynamics.
Mokhtar Bouba MA, MEd, Instructional Technologist and Sora Friedman PhD, Associate Professor and Degree Chair. "Where Do We Go From Here: The Intersection of Culture, Communication, and Technology" Fostering Multicultural Competence and Global Justice: an SIT Symposium.. Aug. 2010.
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/sora_friedman/1