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Intercultural Communication

Course Number: EDUC X331.12

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2 units

Provides you with an analysis of the connection between language and culture, and explores the ways in which people differ in their attitudes toward various cultural values. Topics include:

  • the nature of culture
  • the impact of culture, diversity, and identities on language skills and daily activities
  • cultural stereotypes
  • prejudices      

You will be encouraged to compare and contrast values, attitudes, and cultural patterns of the United States with those of other countries of the world.  You will also discuss approaches and reactions to cross-cultural contact, and solutions for resolving cross-cultural conflicts. By the end of the course, you will create and deliver presentations that analyze issues, values, and beliefs across cultures. 

Available Sections

Starting May 19

174IEL301

Starting May 19
174IEL301

Course Fees

$350 Early Bird Discount ends on May 13
$400 after May 13

Instructor

Elena Romine [ bio ]

close [x] Elena Romine, Ph.D., Author, is a Russian educator and the author of the book "The Intimate Diary of a Russian Woman." Dr. Romine is now researching cross-cultural issues. UCR Osher instructor since 2004.

Schedule:

Sat 9:00 am-5:00 pm
May 19, 2018

Sat 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Jun 2 - Jun 9, 2018

3 Meetings

Location:

UCR Extension Center

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Section Notes:

None.

Textbook:

Mandatory
"Foundations of Intercultural Communication"

ISBN: 978-0-76-183229-4

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