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Fall 2018
May 21, 2024
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COM 30301 - Mentored Intercultural Communication Experience
Credit Hours: 1.00. This class is intended as a companion to a study abroad or international internship experience. Through a series of guided assignments that integrate experiential activities embedded in the host community with reflective writing that solicits feedback from both peers and an intercultural mentor, students will be challenged to develop intercultural competencies while living in a different culture. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.
1.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Undergraduate, Graduate, Professional
Schedule Types: Distance Learning

Offered By: College of Liberal Arts
Department: Brian Lamb School of Comm

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Repeatable for Additional Credit: Yes - May be repeated up to 2 times

Learning Outcomes: 1. Demonstrate awareness of their own cultural rules and biases by explicitly articulating in reflections and discussions how their experiences have shaped their attitudes and behaviors. 2. Exhibit understanding of cultural differences in verbal and nonverbal communication by successfully completing tasks with team members from other cultural and linguistic backgrounds. 3. Interpret experiences from more than one perspective by seeking out answers to questions about another culture, suspending judgement about another system of values and norms for behavior, and expressing empathy for another point of view. 4. Present effective arguments about their development of intercultural competencies during their study abroad by setting and assessing the achievement of intercultural learning goals and constructing a narrative that illustrates their new skills to prospective employers.

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