「跨文化溝通」線上課程 Introduction to Cross-cultural Communication

About this course:
Introduction to Cross-cultural Communication aims to enhance your understanding of interactions between people of different cultures. In the first three units of the course, you will learn about a well-known cross-cultural theory and how it is relevant to cross-cultural communication. You will also explore two key topics in cross-cultural communication: stereotypes and education in cross-cultural contexts. Each unit consists of a video lecture, checkpoint quizzes, discussion activities, and learning resources. After completing the course, you will be able to:
1. explain the theory and issues in both speaking and written forms;
2. understand and analyze cultural differences;
3. identify potential misunderstandings or conflicts in cross-cultural situations;
4. develop strategies to cope with cross-cultural misunderstandings or conflicts;
5. gain a better understanding of your own culture.


Course level:
Freshman
Commitment: 3 weeks of study, 4-6 hours/week
Language: English
How to pass: Pass all required tasks assigned by your instructor

Syllabus:
Course Introduction
1. Welcome Video
2. About this course
Unit 1 Hofstede’s Cultural Dimensions
1. Video Lecture
2. Checkpoint Quiz
3. Discussion
4. Resources
Unit 2 Stereotypes
1. Video Lecture
2. Checkpoint Quiz 1
3. Checkpoint Quiz 2
4. Discussion
5. Resources
Unit 3 Education
1. Video Lecture
2. Checkpoint Quiz
3. Discussion
4. Resources