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Daily Nourishing Reflection #12: Paying Attention to Non-Verbal Communication Online!

Welcome to day #12 of the Intentionally Equitable Hospitality (IEH) series for May 2024! Looking forward to tomorrow’s session as much as we are?

Daily Facilitation Tip: Paying Attention to Non-Verbal Communication & Chat

Today’s video is by Bryan Dewsbury, where he starts with an invitation to recognize that since the pandemic, people have been spending a lot of time in virtual spaces and how, in many cases, this has now led to participants having a hard time engaging in this medium. So he shares his tips for engaging folks online such as paying close attention to non-verbal cues and leaning into the chat!

Daily Optional Additional Material

RIOS Institute

Teaching in Higher Ed podcast episode with Bryan about Teaching as an Act of Social Justice and Equity

Daily Activity: Upvote others’ challenges on the Challenges Padlet, if you haven’t already 🙂

If you haven’t already done so, please go to the Challenges Activity Padlet and upvote/like the ones you have also faced or ones you are also curious about. This will help us prioritize (hopefully we’ll go through all of them) the ones to discuss during the session tomorrow, where we will talk about how we intentionally adapt when a challenge comes up. Also, if you haven’t posted your challenges, please do so.

See you all tomorrow!

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This post is part of the Intentionally Equitable Hospitality Series in May 2024, which includes daily emails (of the same content here) and three live sessions. To register, please click below.

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