Psychology 257      Intercultural Communication      Winter 2019
Course Syllabus
 
 

            Course Overview

  Week 1   Jan 7

 Topics

The what & The Why of Communication & Culture

 Week 2    Jan 14

Intro & Background

 Chapters 1 & 3

            Sciences of Culture & 
    Communication

 Week 3   Jan 21

Methods & History

Chapter 2

Histories of self and identity

 Week 4    Jan 28

History, Power & Identity 

 Chapter 4

 

 Self & Cultural Worldviews

 Week 5    Feb 4

Cultural Selves & Identity (Journal review-optional)

 Chapter   5

     Language -
Structure & Style

 Week 6    Feb 11

paper outline due

  Chapter 6

Reading Break

 Week 7 Feb 18   

Catch up

 

  Actions & Behaviou rs 

 Week 8    Feb 25

Non-verbal  (Report 1 due @ end of week)

 Chapter 7

 Applications:  Culture &
Contact:  Acculturation

 Week 9   Mar 4

Cultural adjustment

 Chapter 8

 ...continued

 Week  10  Mar 11

Catch Up

C - Ch 5

  Applications:
       Health Care  

 Week 11   Mar 19

Health & Relationships

 B - Chapter 11

      Commerce  & Prejudice

 Week 12   Mar 25

Business (Paper due @ end of week)

 Chapter 10

 Politics, Power      

 Week 13  Apr 1

Sources & Solutions Conflict

 Chapter 11
& Paranjpe(1986)

 Culture & Expression 
Art & Music & Getting there

 Week 14   Apr 8

Pop & musical culture (Journal due)

Chapter 9 & 12

          (exam week)

 Apr 15

Report 2 due )

Readings

Martin, J. & Nakayama, T.K. (2018) Intercultural communication in contexts(7th edition). NewYork: Mcgraw-Hill

BLustig, M.W. & Koester, J. (2013). Intercultural Competence: Interpersonal communication across cultures (7th Edition). Toronto: Pearson

C) Ting-Toomey, S.,& Chung, L.C. (2012). Understanding Intercultural Communication (2nd edition). New York: Oxford university Press