KVVS104 Theorizing Intercultural Communication (3 cr)
The aim of this self-study unit is to introduce the students to advanced intercultural communication concepts and frameworks.
Passing the course requires completion of the book exam in line with stated learning outcomes.
Grade-specific assessment criteria are introduced in Korppi.
- present and critically evaluate advanced concepts, theoretical frameworks and applications of intercultural communication
- distinguish and compare intercultural communication theories and applications in academic discussion.
Timing: First spring semester or second year
- Said, E. (1978). On orientalism. New York: Vintage Books/Random House.
- Gudykunst, W. B. (Ed.) (2003). Cross-cultural and intercultural communication. Thousand Oaks: Sage. OR
- Kim, Y. Y. (2001). Becoming intercultural. An integrative theory of communication and cross-cultural adaptation. Thousand Oaks: Sage. OR