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WRIT 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.
4 Graduate credits

Effective June 16, 2000 to May 3, 2021

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