University of New Mexico, USA Abstract The growing multicultural nature of education and training environments makes it critical that instructors and instructional designers, especially those working in online learning environments, develop skills to deliver culturally sensitive and culturally adaptive instruction.
SystemsLady Ugh, sometimes I run into this in my office too. I had to spend the last few months at my old job pretending to balance a book on my head every time I walked to the bathroom or the printer because in my review my manager said that I tilt my head when I walk, which apparently is a Very Bad Thing.
Cristina in England Yeah, the thing that is of the most concern to me is the combative colleagues who will pounce on someone for a facial expression!!
This is not something I have ever dealt with, and I too have no poker face. SystemsLady March 20, at Jodi Dunfield March 7, at 4: So my co-worker called a meeting with her manager and mine because of a supposed slight to her self-importance she had mistakenly perceived, and during her tirade repeating it to the managers she looked at me and said why do you have THAT look on your face?
And later she asked did you just roll your eyes? To which she dropped jaw and her manager asked me well why not? Added poker face, hands on the table calmly folded. LizNYC That is the most ridiculous feedback!
Are you a fashion model? Worst of all, she refused to believe me when I told her it was not a conscious thing and that I had no idea what she was talking about. See my story below. So it comes out in other ways that are ridiculous. I often wonder if those people know how ridiculous they sound?
LMW March 19, at How you perceive my facials expressions has much to do with your own baggage and the rose colored glasses you interpret such with. Dani March 19, at Go into any meetings with these people assuming that they will have negative feedback for you. Sadsack March 19, at Knowing that I am going to have a conversation that may be difficult has helped me remain calm and not respond emotionally to whatever is being said.
This is easier for me to do when the conversation is planned, such as a scheduled meeting. Coffee, Please Great advice. Also, in anticipating objections and combative questions, you can prepare counter-arguments and mitigation strategies.
YourCdnFriend March 19, at Fran March 19, at 2: Not So NewReader March 19, at 3: If you use keep using them, people will perceive it as part of your personality, your way of responding to stress or difficulty. It seems to be part of their way or their makeup.
Now what were you saying about Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars? Awkially Socward March 20, at Ask your partner to mirror your experssion back to you.
Other things that help: If you roll your eyes or want to turn and exchange glances with your friend, focus your eyes immediately on an object on the wall in the moment.10 Signs You Know What Matters.
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