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ENG 280 - ESL Intercultural Communication

Credits: 3
3 Lecture Hours

This course explores major trends, issues and research in intercultural communication. Students are introduced to conceptual frameworks for understanding intercultural communication in and outside of the classroom.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Analyze specific issues in intercultural communication.
  2. Categorize concepts regarding approaches to intercultural communication.
  3. Create a research project using intercultural communication that impacts community or schooling.
  4. Investigate intercultural literacy practices and their pedagogical applications.
  5. Interrogate ideologies of discrimination towards cultural literacy and language difference in the U.S. and abroad.
Listed Topics
  1. Cross-cultural and intercultural communication differences
  2. World Englishes
  3. Communication issues related to globalization
  4. Cultural values and identities embedded in communication practice
  5. Translation
Reference Materials
OERs and supplemental peer reviewed journal articles related to subject matter or appropriate textbook if necessary.
Students who successfully complete this course acquire general knowledge, skills and abilities that align with CCAC’s definition of an educated person. Specifically, this course fulfills these General Education Goals:
  • Communication
  • Culture Society & Citizenship
Approved By: Dr. Quintin B. Bullock Date Approved: 11/12/2021

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