As the first installment of the NAFSA e-Learning Express Series, Developing Proficiency in Intercultural Communication, this 45-minute course provides participants with the foundational framework for the intercultural communications professionals in the field will most often encounter.
Participants will examine the fundamental components of intercultural communication and the influential effects of culture on behavior.
After completing this NAFSA e-Learning Express Course, participants will be able to:
- Explain the components, characteristics, and functions of culture;
- Define principles of intercultural communication;
- Reframe intercultural encounters into educational opportunities.
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Build Your Competencies
NAFSA International Education Professional Competencies 2.0 outline the abilities, skills, and foundational knowledge necessary for successful international educators. Learn more about NAFSA Competencies 2.0.
This learning content targets the competency categories of Communications and Inclusion and Equity.