csc475 | undergraduate
Contemporary Communication In A Diverse Society
This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Communication, Culture, and Context
- Describe how the ambiguity of language affects communication between cultures.
- Discuss the interrelationship between culture and context.
- Illustrate how face systems can lead to miscommunication.
The Importance of Social Interactions
- Determine effective techniques to decode the non-verbal communication of different cultures.
- Examine the importance of face-to-face communication.
- Define discourse systems and identify its levels.
The Motives of Reasoning in Contemporary Communication
- Examine inductive and deductive reasoning strategies that relate to communication practices.
- Define ideology as it relates to intercultural communication.
Decoding the Functions of Language
- Analyze the various functions of language and how it is used in a communication context.
- Define socialization as it relates to individual and cultural discourse systems.
- Understand the importance of face systems and strategies when in a professional context.
Exploring the Future of Communication
- Examine how new media technologies influence meditated communication.
- Discuss the complexities in gender and sexuality discourse systems.
- Review the challenges and opportunities with meditated communication and interpersonal communication.
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