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CAC: Assessment Apr 1, 2024 CAC More info on the Reflection Papers below ↓ CAC Syllabus on manaba ↗️ As noted in the syllabus there are two parts to the final grade for this CAC 1 Mar 31, 2024 CAC Who am I? Who are you? What is this course about? What is it not about? Nothing to prepare for the first week. Before the class ends, here will be a CAC 2 Mar 30, 2024 CAC This session looks at the birth of studies of ‘Cross/Intercultural Communication’. E.T. Hall and the Foreign Service Institute. “The Silent CAC 3 Mar 29, 2024 CAC Changing conceptions of the notion of ‘culture’. How did we get to where we are now? Culture as ‘growth’, culture as a ‘standard’, the emergence of CAC 4 Mar 28, 2024 CAC Postwar thinking on ‘culture’, the culture onion. Norms, values and beliefs. Cultural relativism and complexity. Download slides - PDF Dahl, S. CAC 5 Mar 27, 2024 CAC Quantitative approaches, survey methodology. The influence of Hofstede and Trompenaars. Read the McSweeney paper below Look through the slides CAC 6 Mar 26, 2024 CAC This week we take a look at how academics, and others, have tried to find ways to identify and discuss some sort of ‘proxy’ for ‘cultural’ Essay Writing Top Tips Mar 25, 2024 CAC & Writing Introduction (TOPIC - explain what you are going to do) (BODY - do what you said you were going to do) First body para Second body para Third body CAC 7 Mar 25, 2024 CAC The Sapir-Whorf hypothesis, languages and perception, national languages. Leave a comment on the manaba forum telling us about useful words and CAC 8 Mar 24, 2024 CAC This session introduces some basic approaches and findings from the field of ‘Sociolinguistics’: how societies and social groups use language to CAC 9 Mar 23, 2024 CAC Facial expressions, proxemics, gesture and ‘paralanguage’ as bearers of social meaning. As usual, check out the materials. Leave a comment in the CAC 10 Mar 22, 2024 CAC Feedback and discussion of essay topics CAC 11 Mar 21, 2024 CAC What is ‘time’? What do human beings around the world think about time? Do we all agree on how time works? Also a brief look at ‘Chronemics’ and CAC 12 Mar 20, 2024 CAC Proxemics. The culture and conceptions of position and direction. Language and space. Read the reading, Brown and Levinson 1993 look through the CAC 13 Mar 19, 2024 CAC read the reading look through the slides Download slides - PDF ‘Transition Shock’ in Bennett, M. J. (1998). Basic concepts of intercultural CAC 14 Mar 18, 2024 CAC Read the reading Check out the slides. Prepare to hand in “Reflection Paper 4” Get ready to hand in that final essay - feel free to get in touch by CAC 15 Mar 17, 2024 CAC Awareness of multiplicity of ‘identity’ Freedoms and constraints in identity choice Distinguish personal and social identity Introduction to