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21F.019 / 21F.021 Communicating Across Cultures, Spring 2005

Student conversation.

Student conversation. (Image courtesy of the MIT African Internet Technology Initiative.)

課程重點

This course features documents supporting in-class activities, which are located in the assignments section.

課程描述

It has become commonplace knowledge that globalization is one of the major forces shaping our world. If we look at the spread of information, ideas, capital, media, cultural artifacts - or for that matter, people - we can see the boundaries and borders that have historically separated one country or one group from another are becoming more and more permeable. For proof of this close to home, you need only to look at the composition of the MIT student body: 8 percent of the undergraduates and 37 percent of the graduate students are from 109 different countries.

"Communicating Across Cultures" is designed to help you meet the challenges of living in a world in which, increasingly, you will be asked to interact with people who may not be like you in fundamental ways. Its primary goals are to help you become more sensitive to intercultural communication differences, and to provide you with the knowledge and skills that will help you interact successfully with people from cultures other than your own. We hope the course will accomplish those goals by exposing you to some of the best writers and scholars on the subject of intercultural communication, and by giving you a variety of opportunities to practice intercultural communication yourself. As you read the syllabus for this course, we hope you get a sense of our commitment to making this course a rewarding experience for you.

師資

講師:
Prof. Lori Breslow
Prof. Bernd Widdig

上課時數

教師授課:
每週2節
每節1.5小時

程度

大學部 / 研究所

其他資源

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葡萄牙語
西班牙語

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