Introduction to Intercultural Communication GSSC 1172 Distance Learning Online OntarioLearn Email to a Friend OntarioLearn description: Students taking this course will learn the definition of culture and will be introduced to inter-cultural communication theories such as differences in gestures, personal spaces, and customs. By identifying intercultural issues in North American society, student will learn how they can apply intercultural communication theories to their daily lives and how they can respect and understand persons from other cultures. The main objective of this course is to create an environment in which students will feel comfortable communicating with people from different cultures and backgrounds. As part of the course, students will communicate with people from other cultures electronically and in person. This course will be of interest to workers in health services, education, human resources, and business as well as those people who want to enhance their communication skills particularly as they apply to communicating with people from other cultures. Note(s) Course Delivery Method: This is an online course delivered via OntarioLearn. Teacher support will be available via email, and technical support will be available via phone. Technical/Computer Requirements: Refer to the basic technology requirements for OntarioLearn online courses, but note that you will also be required to have Microsoft Word and Adobe PDF Reader. Prerequisite(s) You must have completed grade 12 English. Contact Information 416-415-5000, ext. 6543 firstname.lastname@example.org Course Section(s) Available CRN: S83919 Date(s) 12 May 2020 – 18 Aug 2020 Hours: 42 Fee: $399 Note: Registration deadline: May 16 CRN is Closed Some courses require you to purchase a textbook. The cost of the textbook is not included in the course fee unless otherwise indicated. If there is a textbook assigned for this course, it will be listed on the bookstore website.