|Why Study Intercultural Communication?|
- Identify six imperatives motivating increased interest in intercultural communication.
- Describe how advances in technology and increases in mobility have influenced intercultural communication.
- List ways in which immigration patterns affect relationships between nations and cultures.
- Explain how the history of immigration influences cultural relations within the United States.
- Describe how the study of intercultural communication is important to the economy of the United States.
- Identify ways in which studying intercultural communication may contribute to promoting world peace.
- Explain how understanding other cultures improves our awareness of our own cultures.
- Describe some of the ethical issues that arise in the study of intercultural communication.
- Explain what it means to be an ethical intercultural communicator.