Introduction to Intercultural Communication
Session
Four Week - Second
Class Number
2892
Career
Undergraduate
Units
3 units
Grading
Description
This interdisciplinary course introduces students to the basic issues of intercultural communication and acquaints them with the fundamentals of intercultural training. Drawing on linguistic theory, anthropological definitions of culture and ethnicity, and extensive case studies, the course begins with a discussion of the nature and function of verbal and nonverbal communication in multicultural settings. The second part of the course examines the ways in which conflicts may arise between cultures and explores the development of intercultural competence and the resolution of cultural conflicts via intercultural training. Recommended Preparation: Junior standing or prior study in anthropology, linguistics or a related discipline
Class Attributes
Culture (GEP)
Culture (GFR)
Notes
This is a fully online course, taught asynchronously. Asynchronous work is completed on the students' own time, with specific due dates. The course requires reliable internet access and computer literacy; and the ability to self-manage independent learning assignments according to deadlines. In place of classroom activities, online work may include independent mastery assignments, discussion boards, videos with quizzes, writing assignments, and other active learning experiences. Students are responsible for completing these online learning experiences by the specified deadlines and in accordance with instructor requirements.
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Class Details
Instructor(s)
Katherine Kohler
Meets
TBA
Dates
07/12/2021 - 08/06/2021
Room
WEB
Instruction Mode
Online
Campus
Main Campus
Location
Univ of MD, Baltimore County
Components
Lecture Required
Class Availability
Status
Wait List
Seats Taken
20
Seats Open
0
Class Capacity
20
Wait List Total
0
Wait List Capacity
20