21F.021 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.021 will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by J. Dunphy.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This is a graduate-level class.

In the Spring 2014 Subject Evaluations, 21F.021 was rated 6.6 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the DSpace@MIT: 21F.019 / 21F.021 Communicating Across Cultures, Spring 2003 site.

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