A World Of Difference: Exploring Intercultural Communication

A World Of Difference: Exploring Intercultural Communication

Description This course will introduce you to general themes, issues and perspectives associated with the study of intercultural communication. In exploring these issues, the presenters provide a brief introduction to the topic, a basic examination of important themes of culture and communication, two frameworks for viewing culture and examples from the presenters' research and life experience. We hope this project serves as a catalyst for thought and discussion regarding the challenges and opportunities associated with living in a diverse world. Who this course is for: This course is intended for people at all levels Basic knowledge You will not need any special supplies to begin the course. Additional readings are suggested as part of the class What will you learn By the end of this course, you should be able to explain the importance of studying intercultural communication By the end of this course, you should be able to Identify the basic building block of culture and note examples of each By the end of this course, you should be able to apply Hofstede's Cultural Taxonomies and Kluckhohn & Strodtbeck's Cultural Patterns in exploring how culture can be viewed and understood
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