21G.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. Enrollment limited.

This class has no prerequisites.

21G.019 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by J. Dunphy.

Lecture occurs 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 14E-310.

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

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