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ERIC Number: EJ875956
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 24
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 49
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0047-2816
Teaching Intercultural Communication in a Basic Technical Writing Course: A Survey of Our Current Practices and Methods
Matveeva, Natalia
Journal of Technical Writing and Communication, v38 n4 p387-410 2008
This research article reports the results of an online survey distributed among technical writing instructors in 2006. The survey aimed to examine how we teach intercultural communication in basic technical writing courses: our current practices and methods. The article discusses three major challenges that instructors may face when teaching about intercultural communication. These challenges concern teacher preparation, time and proposed goals and objectives, and teaching materials and methods. This article provides some suggestions for addressing the challenges and enriching a technical writing curriculum.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
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