LET-CIWB301E-IBC
Cross-cultural language use English
Course infoSchedule
Course moduleLET-CIWB301E-IBC
Credits (ECTS)5
Category-
Language of instructionEnglish
Offered byRadboud University; Faculty of Arts; Communication and Information Studies;
Lecturer(s)
Coordinator
dr. B.C. Hendriks
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Examiner
dr. B.C. Hendriks
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Contactperson for the course
dr. B.C. Hendriks
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Lecturer
dr. B.C. Hendriks
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Lecturer
dr. W. Nejjari
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Academic year2023
Period
PER 1-PER 2  (04/09/2023 to 28/01/2024)
Starting block
PER 1/  PER 3
Course mode
full-time
Remarks-
Registration using OSIRISYes
Course open to students from other facultiesNo
Pre-registrationNo
Waiting listNo
Placement procedure-
Aims
At the end of the course the student is able to critically assess scientific literature in the field of non-nativeness in English in international business communication, he/she can apply his / her knowledge of non-nativeness in designing and executing an experimental study into the effect of an aspect of non-nativeness in English on the recipient of a message, and he/she can analyse the results of this study and report in English on B2 / C1 level.
 
Content
Although the role of English as a lingua franca in business contexts is undisputed, IBC research has shown that the use of English can cause problems for professionals who do not speak English as their mother tongue. When non-native speakers (non-native speakers) communicate in English, their English will differ from native speakers. The question is to what extent this deviant language use may cause communication problems.
In this course, you will study the theory and methodology of research in the field of non-nativeness in international business communication on the basis of English articles. You will analyse the articles and ask critical questions about them. You will carry out SPSS assignments in which you analyse sample data. You will report on a small-scale experimental study into the effect of an aspect of non-nativeness. During the course you will (individually) work on analysing data and writing the different sections of an English research paper about the experimental study, resulting in a full-fledged English research paper at the end of the course.
 
Level

Presumed foreknowledge
Only accessible to students of the BA CIW/IBC; premaster students CIW/IBC; minor students Faculty of Arts
A basic knowledge of statistics and SPSS is required
 
Test information

Specifics

Required materials
Blackboard
Title:Artikelen worden via Brightspace bekend gemaakt.

Instructional modes
Seminar
Attendance MandatoryYes

Working group
Attendance MandatoryYes

Tests
Portfolio
Test weight0
Test typeProject
OpportunitiesBlock PER 2, Block PER 3

Minimum grade
V

Project paper
Test weight100
Test typeProject
OpportunitiesBlock PER 2, Block PER 3

Minimum grade
5,5