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Do You See What I See?: Distinguishing Data From Judgment as a Team

November 13, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Exploring Effective Collaboration and Interpersonal Communication (Verbal & Non Verbal)

(Over)Coming Together: Thriving Teams and Other Renewable Resources An Online Series

Have you ever been told, or told someone else, not to “take things so personally”? In today’s digital world, complicated by Covid, it’s a challenge to interpret interpersonal data—especially on impersonal communication platforms. How do we process verbal and non-verbal cues mediated through virtual spaces like Zoom? This online workshop will raise participants’ self-awareness around ways that we communicate, knowingly and unknowingly, with others.

Requirements: Video and audio capabilities. Due to the interactive nature of the workshop, participants will need to be seen and heard.(Over)Coming Together: Thriving Teams and Other Renewable Resources An Online SeriesSeries Description: Treat yourself and your team to a time of refreshment and professional development in the area of communication, collaboration and creative problem solving! In these hands-on workshops, we’ll draw from the creative arts and learn some mental wellness practices that will enhance your team’s ability to collaborate, especially in virtual spaces and during times of great challenge. You’ll also have loads of fun! All workshops can be attended individually or as teams. Each workshop’s content is intentionally standalone, however, each session also builds on earlier material.

Facilitators: Dr. Hannah Wong holds a doctorate in art history and has been teaching in museums and higher education institutions for over a decade. She is also the founder of Vox Omnibus Consulting, a professional development company that creates engaging, arts-and-wellness-based workshops for more robust team collaboration, communication and creative thinking.

Jennifer Pappenhagen earned her MA in English literature with a field specialty in modern British theatre from the University of Texas at Austin. She taught literature, rhetoric, and writing at UT for six years and has 13 years experience teaching the humanities in various Texas high schools. Before moving to Austin, Jennifer was actively involved in the Houston-based Fort Bend Community Theatre as an actor, director, children’s theatre teacher, and playwright.