Details for Culturally Diverse Communication

Quick Info

  • Currently offered by Alphacrucis: Yes
  • Course code: EXP205
  • Credit points: 10
  • Subject coordinator: Kevin Hovey


The following courses are prerequisites:

Awards offering Culturally Diverse Communication

This unit is offered as a part of the following awards:

Unit Content


  1. Analyse diverse forms of communication through self-directed research;
  2. Explain basic principles of culturally diverse communication and discuss the significance of these as diverse and effective ways of making meaning within and betweeen cultures;
  3. Praactice these skills via 40+ hours of work-integrated learning in a negotiated relevant workplace

Subject Content

  • Communication types and styles
  • Cultural diversity
  • Contextualisation
  • Indigenisation
  • Syncretism
  • Applying theories

Assessment Methods

  • Minor Essay (25%)
  • Minor Essay (25%)
  • Work Integrated Learning Log and Reflection (50%)

Prescribed Text

  • Sadri, H & Flammia, M. 2011. Intercultural Communication: A New Approach to International Relations and Global Challenges, Continuum Books.