TEDex video segment: Cross cultural communication | Pellegrino Riccardi | TEDxBergen.

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COURSE MATERIALS:
watch this TEDex video segment: Cross cultural communication | Pellegrino Riccardi | TEDxBergen.
write one solid paragraph (5-10 sentences) in response to each question below. Flesh out each paragraph with detailed reasoning and evidence from the video to support your answer.
How does Riccardi define culture? How does his definition correspond to the definition you came up with in Discussion A? Do you agree or disagree with his definition, and why?
What is Riccardi’s strategy for navigating cultural difference, and why? Name at least 3 specific techniques he recommends in your answer.
Do you find Riccardi’s speech compelling? Why or why not?
Read What Is Culture?Take detailed notes as you read.
Reflect: Make a detailed list of all the elements that make up culture. Provide an example of each one.

Define Your Own Culture

Consider the many-layered cultures you participate in every day. Think about the culture of your family, your neighborhood, your city, your nation, the institutions where you work and go to school, and any groups to which you belong. Choose one of these cultures and write a well-structured and –supported 2-3 page essay describing that culture in detail. What are some of the defining attributes of the culture? What sets this culture apart from others? What is accepted and familiar within this culture? What shared values, history or experience shapes this cultu
Read What Is Culture?

Take detailed notes as you read.

Reflect: Make a detailed list of all the elements that make up culture. Provide an example of each one.

Define Your Own Culture

Consider the many-layered cultures you participate in every day. Think about the culture of your family, your neighborhood, your city, your nation, the institutions where you work and go to school, and any groups to which you belong. Choose one of these cultures and write a well-structured and –supported 2-3 page essay describing that culture in detail. What are some of the defining attributes of the culture? What sets this culture apart from others? What is accepted and familiar within this culture? What shared values, history or experience shapes this culture? How has being a part of this culture impacted your life?

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