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340Lecture01 - Lecture 1 Overview of Intercultural...

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COM 340 Lecture 1 Overview of Overview of Intercultural Communication Intercultural Communication
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COM 340 2 What is Communication? In its simplest form, the passing of a meaningful message from one person to another person. Not necessarily verbal… can also be non- verbal. Can be conscious or unconscious.
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COM 340 3 What is Communication? The way we communicate and the way we understand another person’s communication is a result of our knowledge and past experiences . When receiving a message or seeing a behavior, we reach into our mind and attempt to understand and give meaning to it. Easy to do in our own culture. Can be challenging outside our own culture. Chances for mis-interpretation great.
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COM 340 4 An Activity - Introductions Form groups of three people Introduce yourself to the other two people in your group. Listeners will want to take notes. Later you will introduce one of the people in your group. You may also ask questions if there is some additional information you want.
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COM 340 5 What is Culture? In this course, when we think about culture,
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