Maybe your idea of cultural awareness is knowing a lot about other countries? traditions and languages, or maybe it's being able to distinguish a Monet from a Manet. If you're feeling culturally ignorant, the following sites may raise your awareness.
Did you know that you should allow plenty of personal space when conducting business with a Dutch client? Or that in Venezuela, you should point with your whole hand instead of your index finger? Designed for the American businessperson, this site provides information on cultural subtleties from more than 30 countries.
Near and dear to any writer's heart, this site provides helpful tips on usage and style for business (and other) writing. Once you become a proficient grammarian, check out the section on marketing your new skills.
This site is an example of e-learning that serves the community. Interactive Knowledge has developed online learning programs that teach history, science and adult literacy.
At this site, you'll find a list of museums that have interactive Web sites. As you can imagine, it's easy to get lost in these vast waters. To help you navigate, the "top sites" search will bring up the most user-friendly of the lot.www.glyphs.com/moba
You may not be able to define what art is, but this site sure shows it's possible to recognize bad art. The online Museum of Bad Art (MOBA) has examples of cultural ignorance from around the globe.
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