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TCID 673 Technical Communication in International Contexts

This course is designed to explore how technical communication functions in international contexts. The course explores the following areas of study and praxis: cultural theory, acculturation, organizational culture, international rhetorical theories, translation, kinesics, and international design and usability.

Special information

Note: Formerly known as WRIT 673. Prerequisite: Graduate status.
4 Graduate credits

Effective May 4, 2021 to present

Meets graduation requirements for

Learning outcomes


  • Demonstrate understanding of the fundamentals of cross-cultural communication
  • Design effectively for multiple audiences
  • Analyze the needs of multinational audiences
  • Interpret and react to user needs in an international context
  • Apply the concepts of localization and globalization

Fall 2022

Section Title Instructor
50 Technical Communication in International Contexts Menagarishvili, Olga Books Course details