Cross Cultural Understanding
(CCU)

COURSE OUTLINE

SUBJECT : Cross Cultural Understanding

SUBJECT CODE / SCU : FSE 320 / 2

DESCRIPTION : The subject of CCU relates to the understanding of Intercultural Communication among nations to avoid cultural conflict..

GENERAL INSTRUCTIONAL PURPOSE : In order that the students have knowledge related to culture of other nations (values, attitudes, behaviors)

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Specific Instructional Purposes

Topic Discussion

Sub Topic Discussion

Time Estimation

References

1

In order that the students are able to understand about culture and intercultural communication

Orientation

What is Culture,

What is Intercultural Communication

2 x 50 minutes

- Levine, R, Deena. dan Adelman, B, Mara. 1982. Beyond Language.Prentice-Hall, Inc. New York .

- Adler, P.S. 1982. Beyond Cultural Identity: Reflection on Cultural and Multicultural Man. Dalam L. Samovar & R. Porter. (Ed.). Intercultural Communication: A Reader. Ed. Ke-3, Belmont : Wadsworth .

2

In order that the students are able to understand and use varieties of introductions, use of title in introductions, eye contact and handshaking in introductions, cultural variation in introductions

Introductions

Varieties of Introductions,

Use of Titles in Introductions,

Eye Contact and Handshaking in Introductions,

Cultural Variation in Introductions

2 x 50 minutes

- Levine, R, Deena. dan Adelman, B, Mara. 1982. Beyond Language. Prentice-Hall, Inc. New York .

- Mulyana, Deddy. dan Rakhmat, Jalaluddin.(Ed.). 1990. Komunikasi AntarBudaya.PT. Remaja Rosdakarya. Bandung .

3

In order that the students are able to understand and use rules and style of speaking, speaking and refraining from speaking, directness in American English, different ways of expressing common needs

Verbal Patterns

Rules and Styles of Speaking,

Speaking and Refraining from Speaking,

Directness in American English,

Different Ways of Expressing Common Needs

2 x 50 minutes

- Levine, R, Deena. dan Adelman, B, Mara. 1982. Beyond Language. Prentice-Hall, Inc. New York .

4

In order that the students are able to understand cult. diff. in nonverbal comm., gestures, facial expressions, eye contact and use them

Nonverbal Communication

Cultural Differences in Nonverbal Comm., Gestures, Facial Expressions, Eye Contact

2 x 50 minutes

- Levine, R, Deena. dan Adelman, B, Mara. 1982. Beyond Language. Prentice-Hall, Inc. New York .

5

In order that the students are able to understand circle of friends, mobility and friendship, instant friendships, male-female relationships, intercultural friendships

Personal Relationships

Circle of Friends,

Mobility and Friendship, Instant Friendships, Male-Female Relationships, Intercultural Friendships

2 x 50 minutes

- Levine, R, Deena. dan Adelman, B, Mara. 1982. Beyond Language. Prentice-Hall, Inc. New York .

6

In order that the students are able to understand child raising, young adulthood, the elderly, the nuclear and extended family, familial roles

Family Values

Child Raising, Young Adulthood, The Elderly, The Nuclear and Extended Family, Familial Roles

2 x 50 minutes

- Levine, R, Deena. dan Adelman, B, Mara. 1982. Beyond Language .Prentice-Hall, Inc. New York .

7

To evaluate the students’ knowledge on the previous materials (week one to week six)

Mid-Term Test

Test on previous materials (week one to week six)

8

In order that the students are able to understand diversity in education, to be active in class, independent learning, the honor system, competition, the teacher-student relationship

Educational Attitudes

Diversity in Educations,

Active Participation,

Independent Learning,

The Honor System, Competition,

The Teacher-Student Relationship

2 x 50 minutes

- Levine, R, Deena. dan Adelman, B, Mara. 1982. Beyond Language. Prentice-Hall, Inc. New York .

9

In order that the students are able to understand the work ethic, American dream, rewards and job satisfaction, workaholics, leisure and socializing

Work Values

The Work Ethic, The American Dream, Rewards and Job Satisfaction, Workaholics, Leisure and Socializing

2 x 50 minutes

- Levine, R, Deena. dan Adelman, B, Mara. 1982. Beyond Language.Prentice-Hall, Inc. New York .

10

In order that the students are able to understand time promptness, definition of time, future time, architectural differences, use of space

Time and Space Patterns

Time Promptness, Definition of Time, Future Time, Architectural Differences, Use of Space

2 x 50 minutes

- Levine, R, Deena. dan Adelman, B, Mara. 1982. Beyond Language .Prentice-Hall, Inc. New York .

11

In order that the students are able to understand communication and culture, misinterpretations, ethnocentrism, stereotypes and prejudice

Cultural Conflict

Communication and Culture, Misinterpretations, Ethnocentrism, Stereotypes and Prejudice

2 x 50 minutes

- Levine, R, Deena. dan Adelman, B, Mara. 1982. Beyond Language. Prentice-Hall, Inc. New York .

12

In order that the students are able to understand culture shock, the adjustment process, individual reactions

Cultural Adjustment

Culture Shock, The Adjustment Process, Individual Reactions

2 x 50 minutes

- Levine, R, Deena. dan Adelman, B, Mara. 1982. Beyond Language. Prentice-Hall, Inc. New York .

13

In order that the students are able to understand the role of Multicultural Being, multicultural conflict, misunderstanding, multicultural Being education

Multicultural Being

Role of Multicultural Being, Multicultural Conflict, Misunderstanding, Multicultural Being Education

2 x 50 minutes

- Levine, R, Deena. dan Adelman, B, Mara. 1982. Beyond Language .Prentice-Hall, Inc. New York .

- Mulyana, Deddy. dan Rakhmat, Jalaluddin.(Ed.). 1990. Komunikasi AntarBudaya.PT. Remaja Rosdakarya. Bandung .

14

To evaluate the students’ knowledge on the previous materials (week eight to week thirteen)

Final Test

Test on previous materials (week eight to week thirteen)

References :

Levine, R, Deena. dan Adelman, B, Mara. 1982. Beyond Language .Prentice-Hall, Inc. New York .

Mulyana, Deddy. dan Rakhmat, Jalaluddin.(Ed.). 1990. Komunikasi AntarBudaya.PT. Remaja Rosdakarya. Bandung .

Adler, P.S. 1982. Beyond Cultural Identity: Reflection on Cultural and Multicultural Man. Dalam L. Samovar & R. Porter. (Ed.). Intercultural Communication: A Reader. Ed. Ke-3, Belmont : Wadsworth .