BYU Independent Study - Online Courses

Intercultural Communication



$ 579.00

Instructor: Richard H Buonforte MA, MPhil
Credits: 3.00

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Communication processes as affected by proxemic, kinesic, linguistic, social, institutional, worldview, value differences, and other aspects of culture. Seminar/workshop: theory, research methods, applications.

Course Content:

  1. Culture Blends
  2. The Circle and the Field
  3. Similarities and Differences
  4. Situations
  5. Culture
  6. Speech Acts
  7. Speech Act Lumber and Paint
  8. Coherence
  9. Variations on a Frame
  10. Sailors and Immigrants
  11. Western Apache Parodies of "The Whiteman"
  12. Apache vs. Anglo-American Ways of Communicating
  13. An Apache Analogy of Social Solidarity

Online Courses:

Course materials are accessed online, and all assignments must be submitted online. Optional course readings may be available but do not include the self-check assignments or graded assignments.