Activity By Skills: Cross-Cultural Communications

  Global Services Lesson 6 Student Presentations of Haiti Leisure Programs

Students develop a preparation plan that demonstrates that they are adequately prepared for a cross-cultural experience and that the recreational services and supplies will be well-received by the Haitian people.

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  Global Services Lesson 5 Case Studies on the Challenges of the Service for Seniors

The instructor divides the class into groups. Each group will examine the challenges facing one European country.

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  Global Services Lesson 5 Introductory Discussion on Service Providers

The instructor asks the class the following questions:
o What challenges faces service providers, profit/not-for-profit/government providers?
o How does globalization impact these challenges?

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  Global Services Lesson 4 Education Activity

Based on the Pauline reading, the instructor guides the students in discussion comparing and contrasting the delivery of education services by NGOs and by governments.

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  Global Services Lesson 3 IBM and Lenovo Presentation

Through classrom presentations, students examine IBM and Lenovo to determine which company is more innovative.

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  Global Services Lesson 2 Outsourcing and Offshoring Activity

The instructor divides the class into groups of three to carry-out a role-play on outsourcing.

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  Technology Lesson 6 Student Research

Students (individually or in small groups) conduct online research for class presentation and/or short paper on different global case studies of the politics, geopolitics, or environmental implications of oil production and distribution (e.g. domestic politics of oil production or conservation in Alaska; Venezuelan oil and Latin American geopolitics; oil and the strategic impulse behind war in Iraq; oil and the wars in Sudan; oil and issues of global warming; etc.).

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  Technology Lesson 5 Case Study Agribusiness in Brazil

Students examine agriculture/agri-business from different perspectives

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  Technology Lesson 1 Cross-Cultural Communications Activity

Students research another culture. They interview someone from that culture to learn about how they use information communications technology. Students give a brief presentation in class on what they have learned.

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  Health Lesson 5 Global Patents Role-Play

This activity is a role-play about global controversy on the ways in which medicine is provided to developing nations, and how we pay for the technology and research used to create medical breakthroughs.

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