ERIC Number: ED519428
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Jan
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 8
Intercultural Communication from an Interdisciplinary Perspective
Flammia, Madelyn; Sadri, Houman A.
Online Submission, US-China Education Review v8 n1 p103-109 Jan 2011
The need for effective communication among the people of the world has never been more pressing than it is at the start of the 21st century in this post-911 world. Recent breakthroughs in the fields of transportation, computing and telecommunications have combined to increase the ease and frequency of communication among members of different cultures. At the same time, developments in world politics have made the need for meaningful communication among different people a necessity for the survival of everyone on the planet. This paper describes a course that prepares students for global citizenship. The course helps students develop an informed understanding of global challenges and the skills to address those challenges. The paper offers specific teaching strategies and assignments that can be adapted to many disciplines.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Authoring Institution: N/A