WRIT 673

Technical Communication in International Contexts

4 Graduate credits
Effective June 16, 2000 – Present

Graduation requirements this course fulfills

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.

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 2020

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