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2011 OISS Workshops

November 1, 2011

OISS cordially invites you to attend the following workshops scheduled throughout the year.

Instructions for signing-up in Pipeline:

  1. Login to Pipeline at http://pipeline.wayne.edu
  2. Click on this link: https://www.eaa.wayne.edu/event_new/session_registration.cfm?eid=825
Instructions for signing-up on the OISS Website:
  1. Click on the date/time/location of the event you want to attend. This should open the event on the OISS calendar in another window.
  2. Click on the “RSVP Now” button on the right of the screen.
  3. Fill in your name and email information
  4. Click the RSVP button at the bottom of the page.  If you do not see the “RSVP Now” button the event may be full. Please contact OISS to check availability.
For more information about these events, please contact Chamu Gowrishankar at 313-577-3422 or oissscholars@wayne.edu
 

Date/Time/Location
Topic
Details
November 9, 2011
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Hilberry C, Student Center
How to Collaborate with Multi-Cultural Groups/Teams This is an extremely rich simulation in which participants complete tasks in multicultural groups. Participants will experience the dynamics, processes, advantages and disadvantages of collaborating across such differences as nationality, culture, gender, age, function and organization.
November 11, 2011
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Undergraduate Library, Community Room
OISS Brown Bag Series: Academic Advisors Forum Open to Academic Advisors and departments who have questions or need information about OISS processes and paperwork
November 14, 2011
2:00pm – 3:00pm
Hilberry A, Student Center

 
Introduction to Diversity and Cultural Awareness This workshop will provide a framework of understanding cultural differences and the importance of embracing diversity.
November 16, 2011
11:00pm – 12:30pm
Hilberry A, Student Center
How to Communicate Across Cultures This is a short, fun simulation designed to increase empathy for and enhance the productivity of people from different linguistic backgrounds. This fun simulation will give you an opportunity to experience how communicating in a second language affects our thought patterns, communication styles and self-perceptions.
November 18, 2011
10:30pm – 12:30pm
Hilberry C, Student Center
How to Collaborate with Multi-Cultural Groups/Teams This is an extremely rich simulation in which participants complete tasks in multicultural groups. Participants will experience the dynamics, processes, advantages and disadvantages of collaborating across such differences as nationality, culture, gender, age, function and organization.
ABCs and 123s of Employment Options
Workshop on employment options for hiring departments.