Steven J. Sacco (Ph.D., The Ohio State University) is Assistant Professor of Humanities at Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI.
The Intercultural Communication Course: A Response to the Carter Commission's Call for Increased Citizen Education in International Affairs
Article first published online: 31 DEC 2008
© 1987 American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages
Foreign Language Annals
Volume 20, Issue 3, pages 239–243, May 1987
How to Cite
Sacco, S. J. (1987), The Intercultural Communication Course: A Response to the Carter Commission's Call for Increased Citizen Education in International Affairs. Foreign Language Annals, 20: 239–243. doi: 10.1111/j.1944-9720.1987.tb02951.x
- Issue published online: 31 DEC 2008
- Article first published online: 31 DEC 2008
ABSTRACT This article describes a course designed to increase the intercultural communication skills of American postsecondary students. Activities include readings and movies illustrating cross-cultural conflicts; application of the Gudykunst and Kim model to a crosscultural case study; panel discussions; and a cultural simulation. Suggestions are provided for adopting the course or parts of it in the foreign language or general education curriculum.