Ch 3: The Influence of Culture on Communication

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Study cultural communication influences with this series of engaging lessons and quizzes. The chapter can benefit anyone who needs to review these topics for upcoming exams, homework assignments, class projects and more.

The Influence of Culture on Communication - Chapter Summary

This chapter discusses the ways that interpersonal, family and intercultural communication can be influenced by cultural factors. Our expert instructors use a simplified and engaging teaching style to show you the foundations of Kaplan's thought patterns, as well as communication topics related to culture, gender and technology. When you're finished with a lesson, try the accompanying self-assessment quiz to make sure you fully understand the material. The chapter is accessible on any Internet-connected device, and our instructors are happy to answer any questions you may have about the material. When you're finished, you should be able to:

  • Explain how interpersonal communication is shaped by culture
  • Assess the cultural, gender and technological influences on family communication
  • Describe Kaplan's thought patterns and their impact on intercultural communication

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