|Course Name||Intercultural Communication (Course No:52076)|
|Year Taken||First or Second Year|
|Offered Major/ Type of Course||All Major / Elective|
|Number of Credits||2|
|Number of Classes||16|
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
|Course Description||Learn an overview of intercultural communication by referring to both sides, widely researched theories, and issues likely to be faced in the real world. Discuss the process from encountering a foreign culture to re-discovering one's own culture. Introduce conventional theories as well as the evolution of modern intercultural communication.|
|Course Policy||Attendance : Enter the course with password.
Netiquette : Refer to the Netiquette Policy in the Student Handbook.
Student with special needs : Refer to the Students with Disabilities and Accommodation Policy in the Student Handbook.
Academic Honesty : Refer to the Student integrity and Academic Honesty Policy in the Student Handbook.
Honor Code : Refer to the Honor Code Policy in the Student Handbook.
|Course Objective (Goal)||Understand the importance of intercultural communication. Gain knowledge of theories and practices of intercultural communication. Learn to think about practical issues from an intercultural perspective.|
|Learning Outcome||Provide clients with higher quality translation by having a deeper understanding of multiple cultural perspectives, and by acquiring knowledge of and becoming familiar with theories and practices of intercultural communication.|
|Course Progression||1. Read the relevant pages in core textbook
2. Listen to audio lecture and gain a better understanding of the core material and lecture notes
3. Submit assignment and check degree of acquisition
4. Use the Q&A for any queries
|Course Text||"Intercultural Communication A to Z" (2007) by Takashi Kosaka,
Online lecture notes
*Authored by Professor
* Revised in November 2012
|Course Outline||There will be 16 lectures as below. Follow the instructions in the course guide to progress through the course. The below are the details.
1. Read the assigned pages in the textbook before listening to the lecture, and understand the outline on the topic
|Grade Evaluation and Course Requirement||Number of Assignments: 16 (All 16 assignments are required)
There will be no final exam for this course.
Grades will be evaluated on the scores of the assignments from grades A to F.
Submission papers will be returned with the evaluation sheet, which states evaluation marking and comments as well as corrections with rubrics.
*Minimum Course Requirement: B or above