WRIT 673

Technical Communication in International Contexts

4 Graduate credits
Effective June 16, 2000 – May 3, 2021

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 Books Course details