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This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

cultural competence

The Cultural Values of the Vietnamese

By |September 17th, 2014|

The article I am linking to discusses the cultural values of Vietnam. While I don’t generally post articles about specific cultures, I found this one interesting since it explains a number of concepts and the historical influences that have participated in shaping the culture. […]

Cross-Cultural Education – Biomedicine grad students deepen compassion

By |September 15th, 2014|

This article offers us an example of the important influence of cross-cultural education on professionals, in this case those who are still involved in their medical studies. Such experiences and learning broaden our perspectives and ultimately contribute to better science and health care.
Biomedicine grad […]

What Body Language Means

By |September 11th, 2014|

What does your body language mean? While we all have individual variations, we do make broad cultural assumptions based on body language.

This site has a series of photos with possible interpretations of what specific body postures and gestures may mean.There is also a recap […]

Thinking & Appearance

By |August 31st, 2014|

Who would have ever thought that your predominant way of  thinking and your appearance – in particular your face – could be so related. I find this interesting since facial expressions are influenced to a large degree by cultural conditioning. For example, in Canada we […]

Direct vs Indirect Communication – Developing Cultural Competence

By |August 29th, 2014|

This article discusses the very important topic of direct vs indirect communication and how direct you should be in a given situation. In Canada we expect a clear message delivered in a respectful manner.  But levels of directness vary around the world and what […]