104年第2學期-5097 語言與跨文化溝通 課程資訊
|Attendance & participation||20|
|Interactive role-play project||30|
本課程名額為 10人，已有5 人選讀，尚餘名額5人。
By the end of this course, students are expected to achieve the following objectives:
1.To gain a good understanding of the history of the multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary filed of language and intercultural communication;
2.To develop a deep understanding of core issues related to language and the intercultural communication process that are linked to real-life examples from around the world;
3.To learn more about themselves including their values, beliefs, communication styles, attitudes toward different accents;
4.To challenge their own assumptions and preconceived notions about other worldviews and ways of being;
5.To develop an awareness of the cognitive, affective and behavioral dimensions of intercultural communicative competence and the qualities associated with global citizenship.
The purpose of this course is to raise awareness of imperative of studying language and intercultural communication in today’s globalized, interconnected world. The concept of culture and the process of language and cultural socialization will be examined. Factors that can influence the communication process (e.g. culture, context, power) and the vital roles of nonverbal communication in intercultural encounters (face-to-face or online) will be explored. Identity in relation to language and intercultural communication and identity biases (e.g. ethnocentricism, stereotypes, discrimination, prejudice, racism), their potential harmful impact and intercultural conflict and resolution to conflict will also be discussed. Students will engage , explore and dialogue with others as they develop a deeper understanding of what it means to be intercultural.