ED 560 - Intercultural Communications and Learning
As our classrooms and workplaces become more diverse, the need to understand differences and the many variables of intercultural communication is essential. Major concepts covered in this course include the definition of culture, communication styles, ethnicity and identity, and intercultural sensitivity. The course provides an appreciation of the diverse ways of communicating in different cultures. Students will gain competence in handling intercultural situations in a variety of professional venues.
Assignments: 4 Units
Final Assessment: Final Paper
Course Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this course, you should be able to do the following:
Become familiar with the major theories and models of cross-cultural interaction.
Enhance your appreciation of the diverse ways of communicating in different cultures.
Become aware of the influence of culture in your own thinking and behavior and the thinking and behavior of others.
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