Cultural Linguistics and Intercultural Communication
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Week 1: Introduction to Intercultural communication (Ch 2; Ch11)
1.1 Course Intro
1.2 Intro to Culture, Communication an Intercultural communication
1.3 Introduction to Intercultural Competence
1.4 The Challenges of Intercultural Communication
Week 2: Deep Structure of Culture I: Family (Ch3)
2.1 Types and Functions of family
2.2 Cultural Variants in Family Interaction
2.3 Intercultural Communication Strategies in Family
Week 3: Deep Structure of Culture I: Country/Region/History (Ch 5)
3.1 History of Key countries (the US., Russian, the UK, Japan, India, Mexican, Islamic Civilization)
3.2 Key International organization (the UN, the EU)
Week 4: Cultural Values I (Ch 6)
4.1 Perception, Beliefs and Values
4.2 Kohls’ List of Values Americans Live by
4.3 The Kluckhohn and Strodtbeck Classification of Value Orientations
4.4 Hall’s Categorization of High-context and Low-context Orientations
Week 5: Cultural Values II (Ch 6)
5.1 Hofstede’s Set of Value Dimensions
5.2 Minkov’s Cultural Dimensions
5.3 Gelfand’s Research on Tight and Loose Cultures
5.4 Ting-Toomey’s Explanation and Application of Face and Facework
Week 6：Cultural Identity I (Ch 7)
6.1 Composition and Categorization of Cultural Identity
6.2 Acquisition and Development of Cultural Identity
Week 7：Cultural Identity II (Ch 7)
7.1 Conflicts of Cultural Identities
7.2 Negotiation of Cultural Identities
Week 8: Verbal Communication in Intercultural Contexts I (Ch 8)
8.1 Language Variants
8.2 Difference among Languages
8.3 Interpreting and Culture
8.4 Developing Language Competence in Intercultural Communication
Week 9: Verbal Communication in Intercultural Contexts II (Wood, 2009, Ch 5)
9.1 Gendered Verbal Communication
9.2 Gendered Nonverbal Communication
Week 10: Non-Verbal Communication in Intercultural Contexts I (Ch 9)
10.1 Facial Language
10.2 Body Language
Week 11: Non-Verbal Communication in Intercultural Contexts II (Ch 9)
11.2 Setting Language
Week 12: Term Project (Mock UN Conference)
Week 13: Intercultural Communication in the Educational Context
(Ch 10+supplentary materials)
13.1 Difference among Educational Systems
13.2 Difference among Teaching and Learning Styles
13.3 Multicultural Classroom Communication Strategies
Week 14: Intercultural Communication in the Healthcare Context (Ch 10)
14.1 Business Protocol
14.2 Leadership, Management and Decision Making
14.3 Conflict Management
Week 15: Intercultural Communication in the Healthcare Context (Ch 10)
15.1 Healthcare Belief Systems Across Cultures
15.2 Illness Prevention Across Cultures
15.3 Language Diversity in Healthcare
15.4 Intercultural Communication in Healthcare
Week 16: Final Exam (Based on Previous Quizzes)
Week 17: Tutorial on Writing Assignment
(Choose one assignment from the options: short paper / project proposal / book review / case analysis / synopsis of thinktank report)
Week 18: Review
February 12, 2021: Writing assignment due at 11: 59 PM
February 21, 2021: Grades Due at 3 p.m.
国际跨文化交流学协会（The International Association for Intercultural Communication Studies, IAICS）http://www.uri.edu/iaics/index.php
国际跨文化研究研究院 (International Academy for Intercultural Research)
跨文化教育、培训和研究学会（The society for Intercultural Education, Training and Research，SIETAR)
http://www2.pacific.edu/sis/culture/ 互动式网络课程 B L Brack, ed.(2003).
University of the Pacific, fundedby FIPSE, U.S. Depart. of Education.
2. http://culturosity.com/online_learning_resources_full.htm 相关知识和技巧网站荟萃
1. In-class Quizzes (60 points)
l 3 points each quiz, 13 quizzes altogether for continuous assessment;
l Final exam will be based on previous quizzes, 15 points;
l The quizzes may include multiple-choice, true/false, short answer questions, and case studies.
l Attendance extra credit (6 points)
l Attendance extra credit (6 points)
2. Term Project (20 points)
l Students will be assigned to different groups to do
l Teacher evaluation + Peer evaluation
l Student will be graded upon the quality of the presented information, organization of the PowerPoint, non-verbal delivery quality, performance of the teamwork, and peer evaluation.
l Specific rubrics will be provided in class.
3. Writing Assignment (20 points)
l Choose one assignment from the options: short paper / project proposal / book review / case analysis / synopsis of thinktank report.
l A good piece of writing assignment should be well organized, logically structured, and constructed. Proper words and phrases are required. No evident grammatical errors should be found in the essay. Specific rubrics will be provided in class.
l Format：The essay should be 2000 words in English (3000 words in Chinese) at a minimum without reference page (reference pages are not required unless you use outside sources; at least 12 references for short papers), single-spaced, 12 points Times New Roman font, 1-inch margins, and APA format.
l The essay should be submitted before 11: 59 PM on 12/02/2021.