COMMUNICATION, LANGUAGE AND CULTURE

LIN1CLC

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students reflect on how culture shapes language use and communication between individuals. Drawing on a range of ideas from the field of intercultural communication, students develop tools, knowledge and awareness to assist them in understanding and positively engaging with the linguistic and cultural diversity around them.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorStephen Morey

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites none

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects LIN1LCS

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Core subject at first-year for linguistics in the Bachelor of Arts

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsIntroducing language and intercultural communicationPrescribedJane Jackson (2014)Routledge

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Apply tools and concepts from intercultural communication to novel situations

Activities:
Take-home examination, weekly online exercises, workshop participation
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

02. Critically reflect on your own and others' cultures and how they influence interactions

Activities:
Assignment 1, workshop participation
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills

03. Research and examine an intercultural communication issue in depth and present your findings in writing

Activities:
Assignment 2
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills

04. Demonstrate an understanding of a range of ideas presented within the subject

Activities:
Take-home examination, weekly online exercises, workshop participation
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorStephen Morey

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Weekly online exercises (equivalent to 1200w)30 02, 04
Assignment 1 (800 words)20 02
Assignment 2 (1200 words)30 03
Take-home examination (1000 words)20 01