This program outlines a concise three-step process for understanding and retaining information. The steps include exposure, review, and practice. Class attendance is stressed for maximum exposure to material. Valuable advice is provided on how to distill weekly lecture notes into a meaningful study guide. Methods for retrieving information learned include recitation and group study. View Video.
This program looks at attitudes and beliefs and cultural patterns that affect cross-cultural communication. It discusses the work of E. T. Hall and the idea of high-context and low-context cultures; considers differing cultural perceptions of time; and examines such barriers to cross-cultural communication as prejudice, ethnocentricity, and stereotyping. View Video.
A panel of scholars discusses issues of environmental sustainability and economic health. A panelist asserts that individuals change environmentally harmful behaviors when their activities have personal financial costs. View Video.
Global Exchange, an international human rights organization, promotes environmental, political, and social justice through world-wide partnerships. Global Exchange's Green Festivals serve as both a conference and a green economy trade show. View Video.
Humans are destroying the only home the species knows--Earth. Global decisions are based on shareholder profits instead of planetary and generational sustainability. Most of the problems today are linked to colonial exploitation around the world. View Video.
Suburban design segregating housing from commercial and industrial areas led to U.S. car dependency. Planners are starting to consider environmentally and socially sustainable development options. View Video.
Trying to find happiness is the search of a lifetime, and in this multi-segment ABC News program, a diverse cross-section of experts shares insights into the psychological and physiological constituents of h
Many companies such as Rousseau, Sauve, and Warren practice environmentally responsible strategies in a hydroelectric project in Costa Rica. They approach all business decisions with strategic vision that refle
Body language includes elements such as eye contact, gestures, posture, and spatial distance. In the global marketplace, it is better to have minimal gesturing. Certain seemingly innocent hand gestures might be