21F.019 Communicating Across Cultures

Class Info

Examines a range of communication styles and techniques resulting from different cultural norms and traditions. Begins with a general theoretical framework and then moves into case studies. Topics include understanding the relationship between communication and culture, differences in verbal and non-verbal communication styles, barriers to intercultural communication, modes of specific cross-cultural communication activities (argumentation, negotiation, conflict resolution) and intercultural adjustment. Case studies explore specific ways of communicating in Asian and European cultures. Graduate students are expected to complete additional assignments. Taught in English.

This class has no prerequisites.

21F.019 will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by J. Dunphy.

Lecture occurs 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 16-644.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS H. This class counts as a CI-H.

You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Communicating Across Cultures site or on the 21F.019 Stellar site.

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