Interested in human interactions between different cultures? Learn about the intercultural communication at play in learning, working, writing, and digital media. Consider how linguistic diversity is becoming more complex.
Your upfront cost: $0
- 21 Sep 2020
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By the end of this 10-week course, you’ll be able to:
- Demonstrate an understanding of themselves in relation to their own and others' cultures.
- Identify cultural and linguistic factors which influence social and professional communication in intercultural contexts.
- Evaluate how people construct and negotiate meaning in intercultural communication.
- Demonstrate an ability to manage their communication effectively in intercultural communication.
- You and intercultural communication
- How do we make sense of ourselves/others?
- How is the world linguistically and culturally diverse
- How do we categorise/stereotype each other?
- How do we interact between and across borders
- Intercultural communication in learning
- Intercultural communication in working
- Intercultural communication in writing
- Intercultural communication in the digital world
- Intercultural communication in a common languages
No eligibility requirements
No special requirements
Explore contemporary theories on language and culture and consider how our diverse human characteristics influence and shape our own experiences, and those of others.
At the heart of intercultural communication is the study of language, a tool which is essential for enabling communication and understanding between individuals. Linguistic and cultural diversity are becoming increasingly complex and important for making sense of human interactions. This course examines the ramifications of these changes for language, culture and society.
Learn to observe and critique the relationship of intercultural communication as it relates to learning, working, writing, and digital media. Reflect on intercultural communication in your personal lives and look at how these skills are practised and applied in professional and online contexts.
UniSA Online’s 10-week short courses give you the flexibility to upskill in a certain area, stay current with developments in your field, diversify your knowledge, or even explore a new direction in your career – without having to commit to the time and cost of a full university degree.
Delivered 100% online, you’ll be able to study where and when it suits you. Access online academic and student support seven days a week, fit study around work and life commitments, view learning resources 24/7, and log in to the interactive online environment anywhere, any time and on any device.
This is a first-year course from UniSA Online’s Bachelor of Communication degree.
- Continuous Assement (60%)
- Project (40%)
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