Learning Objectives

2.1 Recognize and clarify the interpretation and complexity of culture.
2.2 Understand the importance of cultural diversity in the United States and beyond.
2.3 Identify reasons for studying intercultural communication.
2.4 Describe the dimensions of cultural variability.
2.5 Explain the obstacles to achieving intercultural effectiveness.
2.6 Differentiate among various social media platforms and their emphasis onintercultural communication.
2.7 Name and exemplify three skills related to improving your intercultural communication.