Watch these video tied to the chapters in which experts in the field discuss key ideas, trends, themes and debates covered in the text.
Chapter 1: Challenges of Living in a Global Community
This video features an interview with Professor Cees Hamelink, who discusses the impact of global communication on our society. It will help you to achieve the learning objective of recognizing intercultural communication as an integral part of life in a global community. Watch the video to see how Professor Hamelink describes intercultural communication and misconceptions of communication.
Please watch the video from 12:20-16:40 for misconceptions in global communication.
Chapter 2: Culture and People
In this video, Dr Nick Bentley speaks about characteristics of subcultures. This video will help you to achieve the learning objective of analyzing different types of subcultures. Watch it to learn how Dr Bentley defines and describes subcultures.
Chapter 3: Communication and Culture
This video on cross-cultural communications reflects upon different perspectives between different cultures. Learn about the difference between time, power, stereotypes, and more. Analyze different situations and how other cultures perceive these subjects.
Chapter 4: Perception and Categorization
Two versions of a conversation between Liz and Ben demonstrate the importance of perceptual checking in interpersonal communication.
Chapter 5: Value Orientations and Behaviour
In this video, Professor Patrice Buzzanell describes critical empathy as a way of approaching cultural differences in communication and design. This video will help you to achieve the learning objective of appreciating the importance of ethical principles in intercultural communication. Watch it to see how critical empathy is applied in practice.
Chapter 6: Identities and Subgroups
In this video, Professor Michael Bamberg challenges the idea that identity is static. The video will help you to achieve the learning objective of understanding identity negotiation. Watch it to see how Professor Bamberg explains how identity can be managed and mediated depending on the context.
Please watch the video from 06:10-12:50 for domains of identity.
Chapter 7: Verbal Communication and Culture
In this documentary, learn how opposite genders communicate differently. Deborah Borisoff explains nonverbal and verbal communication and the reason why gender communication styles are so distinct. Borisoff gives examples of conversations between the same sex and the interactions between male and female.
Chapter 8: Nonverbal Communication and Culture
Introducing nonverbal communication, this video explores vocalic communication.
Please watch the video from 01:35-03:00 for how to differentiate between interracial and intercultural communication.
Chapter 9: Immigration and Acculturation
In this video Professor Tina Harris talks about her work in interracial communication. The video will help you to achieve the learning objective of identifying communication strategies to facilitate cultural adjustment. Watch it to see how Professor Harris distinguishes interracial communication from intercultural communication.
Please watch the video from 07:55-10:40 for how to differentiate between interracial and intercultural communication.
Chapter 10: Intercultural and Intergroup Relation
In this video, Professor Howard Giles discusses the history and the many facets of the field of intergroup communication. The video will help you to achieve the learning objective of applying theories of intergroup and intercultural relationships in practical contexts. Watch it to learn more about intergroup communication and Communication Accommodation Theory.
Please watch the video from 16:40-20:45 for communication accommodation theory.
Chapter 11: Intercultural and International Conflicts
This video features Professor Linda Putnam, who discusses the evolution of conflict management studies, highlights some trends within the field, and explains the centrality of communication. It will help you to achieve the learning objective of understanding the influence of culture on conflict management. Watch the video to learn more about the application of different conflict management strategies.
Please watch the video until 01:35 for an introduction to conflict and negotiation.
Chapter 12: Mass Media and Cultural Change
In this video, digital media scholar Alfred Hermida discusses how we interact with the media, and how social media affect journalism and news. The video will help you to achieve the learning objective of understanding how social media change the way we communicate. Watch it to learn what it means to be a digital native, and much more about digital communication.
Please watch the video from 07:10-12:15 for how social media impacts journalism today.
Chapter 13: Effective Intercultural Communication in a Global Society
In this video Professor Toby Miller examines how film and television exports from the U.S. and former colonial powers influence culture around the world. The video will help you to achieve the learning objective of understanding cultural diffusion, convergence, hegemony, and colonization. Watch it to learn more about global popular culture.
Please watch the video from 01:15-04:55 for colonialism and Hollywood.