Cultural Sensibility

 

Workshop on Thursday 13 June at 9:15-12:00 (3 hours)

Presentation on Conference Day on Wednesday 12 June

Submitted by

Helena Anttila, MA (Education), Lecturer

Description

The purpose of the workshop is to facilitate the development of the participants’ cultural sensibility. Flexible attitudes with improbable expectations are needed when facing diversity in an open-minded way avoiding stereotypes. The workshop will enhance these abilities in a collaborative way.

Biography

Helena Anttila works as a lecturer in JAMK University of Applied Sciences at the Teacher Education College. Her PhD research at Jyväskylä University focuses on International Degree Students’ Descriptions of the Meanings of Their Studies Abroad. The study also tries to find out implications for counselling international students in a more diverse way.

 

Wordcloud made by participants on Conference Day