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Intercultural Communication 跨文化交流 (通识核心-创新)

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Weekly Schedule

Week 1: Introduction to Intercultural communication (Ch 2; Ch11) 

1.1 Course Intro

1.2 Intro to Culture, Communication an Intercultural communication

1.3 Introduction to Intercultural Competence

1.4 The Challenges of Intercultural Communication

 

Week 2: Deep Structure of Culture I: Family (Ch3) 

2.1 Types and Functions of family

2.2 Cultural Variants in Family Interaction

2.3 Intercultural Communication Strategies in Family

 

Week 3: Deep Structure of Culture I: Country/Region/History (Ch 5)

3.1 History of Key countries (the US., Russian, the UK, Japan, India, Mexican, Islamic Civilization)

3.2 Key International organization (the UN, the EU)

Week 4: Cultural Values I (Ch 6)

4.1 Perception, Beliefs and Values 

4.2 Kohls’ List of Values Americans Live by

4.3 The Kluckhohn and Strodtbeck Classification of Value Orientations

4.4 Hall’s Categorization of High-context and Low-context Orientations

 

Week 5: Cultural Values II (Ch 6)

5.1 Hofstede’s Set of Value Dimensions 

5.2 Minkov’s Cultural Dimensions

5.3 Gelfand’s Research on Tight and Loose Cultures

5.4 Ting-Toomey’s Explanation and Application of Face and Facework

 

Week 6Cultural Identity I  (Ch 7)

6.1 Composition and Categorization of Cultural Identity

6.2 Acquisition and Development of Cultural Identity

 

Week 7Cultural Identity II  (Ch 7)

7.1 Conflicts of Cultural Identities

7.2 Negotiation of Cultural Identities

 

Week 8: Verbal Communication in Intercultural Contexts I  (Ch 8)

8.1 Language Variants

8.2 Difference among Languages

8.3 Interpreting and Culture

8.4 Developing Language Competence in Intercultural Communication

 

Week 9: Verbal Communication in Intercultural Contexts II  (Wood, 2009, Ch 5)   

9.1 Gendered Verbal Communication

9.2 Gendered Nonverbal Communication

 

Week 10: Non-Verbal Communication in Intercultural Contexts I  (Ch 9)

10.1 Facial Language

10.2 Body Language

 

Week 11: Non-Verbal Communication in Intercultural Contexts II  (Ch 9)

11.1 Paralanguage

11.2 Setting Language

11.3 Silence

 

Week 12: Term Project (Mock UN Conference)

Week 13: Intercultural Communication in the Educational Context

(Ch 10+supplentary materials)  

13.1 Difference among Educational Systems

13.2 Difference among Teaching and Learning Styles

13.3 Multicultural Classroom Communication Strategies 

 

Week 14: Intercultural Communication in the Healthcare Context (Ch 10)

14.1 Business Protocol

14.2 Leadership, Management and Decision Making

14.3 Conflict Management

14.4 Negotiations

 

Week 15: Intercultural Communication in the Healthcare Context (Ch 10)

15.1 Healthcare Belief Systems Across Cultures

15.2 Illness Prevention Across Cultures

15.3 Language Diversity in Healthcare

15.4 Intercultural Communication in Healthcare

 

Week 16:  Final Exam (Based on Previous Quizzes)

Week 17: Tutorial on Writing Assignment

(Choose one assignment from the options: short paper / project proposal / book review / case analysis / synopsis of thinktank report)

Week 18: Review

February 12, 2021: Writing assignment due at 11: 59 PM  

February 21, 2021: Grades Due at 3 p.m.