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The Resource Teaching and training for global engineering : perspectives on culture and professional communication practice, edited by Kirk St. Amant and Madelyn Flammia

Teaching and training for global engineering : perspectives on culture and professional communication practice, edited by Kirk St. Amant and Madelyn Flammia

Label
Teaching and training for global engineering : perspectives on culture and professional communication practice
Title
Teaching and training for global engineering
Title remainder
perspectives on culture and professional communication practice
Statement of responsibility
edited by Kirk St. Amant and Madelyn Flammia
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Provides a foundation for understanding a range of linguistic, cultural, and technological factors to effectively practice international communication in a variety of professional communication arenas -An in-depth analysis of how cultural factors influence translation, document design, and visual communication -A review of approaches for addressing the issue of international communication in a range of classes and training sessions -A summary of strategies for engaging in effective e-learning in international contexts -A synopsis of how to incorporate emerging media into international teaching and training practices
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
620.0023
Index
index present
LC call number
TA157
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1970-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • St. Amant, Kirk
  • Flammia, Madelyn
Series statement
IEEE PCS professional engineering communication series
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  • Engineering
  • Intercultural communication
  • TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING
  • TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING
  • Engineering
  • Intercultural communication
Label
Teaching and training for global engineering : perspectives on culture and professional communication practice, edited by Kirk St. Amant and Madelyn Flammia
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Teaching and Training for Global Engineering; Contents; A Note from the Series Editor; Foreword; Why Are You Reading This Book?; Why Is It Important to Consider Culture?; How Can Teaching Provide Learning Opportunities?; How Can We Communicate Well in Global Teams and with Global Customers?; How Can We Learn About the Effect of Culture on User Experience?; How Do We Know What We Dont Know?; Acknowledgments; Introduction; The Global Context of the Modern Workplace; The Educational Challenges Created by This Context; The Focus of the Collection within This Educational Context
  • The General Structure (Context) of This CollectionThe Contexts Examined in This Collection; Design Contexts; Societal Contexts; Online Contexts; Educational Contexts; Conclusion; I Design Contexts; 1 The Imperative of Teaching Linguistics to Twenty-First-Century Professional Communicators; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Why Linguistics? The Dangers of Monolingualism; 1.3 Linguistic Knowledge-Where Did It Go?; 1.4 Linguistics for the Professional Engineer and Communicator; 1.4.1 Linguistics for Translation; 1.4.2 Who Is Ready; Who Is Not; 1.4.3 Beyond the Classroom
  • 1.4.4 Sociolinguistics and Pragmatics1.5 Conclusion; References; 2 Cultural Contexts in Document Design; 2.1 The Challenges of International Communication; 2.2 Literature Review; 2.2.1 Cultural Differences in Perception and Thought Patterns; 2.2.2 Cultural Differences in Text Organization; 2.2.3 Creating a Context for Understanding; 2.3 Study Design; 2.4 High- or Low-Context Culture and the Extent of Explicit Description; 2.4.1 High- or Low-Context Culture; 2.4.2 A Study of Chinese and German Automobile Literature; 2.4.3 Findings Observed; 2.5 Thought Pattern and Content Organization
  • 2.5.1 Thought Pattern2.5.2 A Study of Chinese and German Automobile Literature; 2.5.3 Findings Observed; 2.6 Cultural Contexts in Text-Graphic Relationships; 2.6.1 Text-Graphic Relationships; 2.6.2 Cultural Factors and Their Impacts on Text-Graphic Relationships; 2.6.3 A Study of Chinese and German Automobile Literature; 2.6.4 Findings Observed; 2.7 Cultural Backgrounds; 2.7.1 Aspects of Language; 2.7.2 Thought Patterns; 2.7.3 High-Context versus Low-Context Communication; 2.8 Applying Ideas to Training in Technical and Professional Communication; 2.8.1 Applying Ideas
  • 2.8.2 An Overview of the Proposed Exercise2.9 Conclusion; References; 3 Teaching Image Standards in a Post-Globalization Age; 3.1 Image Design and Consumption in a Post-Globalization Age; 3.1.1 The Changing Landscape; 3.1.2 Agents of Change; 3.2 Socially Conscious Communication Design and the Evolution of Image Standards; 3.2.1 Approaches to Images as Tools for Social Action; 3.2.2 Connections to Pedagogy; 3.2.3 Expanding to the Global Context; 3.3 Standards for Communicatively Effective Images; 3.3.1 A Communicatively Effective Image Establishes Credibility
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945632777
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781119084297
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.1002/9781119084297
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
9781119084280
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)945632777
Label
Teaching and training for global engineering : perspectives on culture and professional communication practice, edited by Kirk St. Amant and Madelyn Flammia
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Teaching and Training for Global Engineering; Contents; A Note from the Series Editor; Foreword; Why Are You Reading This Book?; Why Is It Important to Consider Culture?; How Can Teaching Provide Learning Opportunities?; How Can We Communicate Well in Global Teams and with Global Customers?; How Can We Learn About the Effect of Culture on User Experience?; How Do We Know What We Dont Know?; Acknowledgments; Introduction; The Global Context of the Modern Workplace; The Educational Challenges Created by This Context; The Focus of the Collection within This Educational Context
  • The General Structure (Context) of This CollectionThe Contexts Examined in This Collection; Design Contexts; Societal Contexts; Online Contexts; Educational Contexts; Conclusion; I Design Contexts; 1 The Imperative of Teaching Linguistics to Twenty-First-Century Professional Communicators; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Why Linguistics? The Dangers of Monolingualism; 1.3 Linguistic Knowledge-Where Did It Go?; 1.4 Linguistics for the Professional Engineer and Communicator; 1.4.1 Linguistics for Translation; 1.4.2 Who Is Ready; Who Is Not; 1.4.3 Beyond the Classroom
  • 1.4.4 Sociolinguistics and Pragmatics1.5 Conclusion; References; 2 Cultural Contexts in Document Design; 2.1 The Challenges of International Communication; 2.2 Literature Review; 2.2.1 Cultural Differences in Perception and Thought Patterns; 2.2.2 Cultural Differences in Text Organization; 2.2.3 Creating a Context for Understanding; 2.3 Study Design; 2.4 High- or Low-Context Culture and the Extent of Explicit Description; 2.4.1 High- or Low-Context Culture; 2.4.2 A Study of Chinese and German Automobile Literature; 2.4.3 Findings Observed; 2.5 Thought Pattern and Content Organization
  • 2.5.1 Thought Pattern2.5.2 A Study of Chinese and German Automobile Literature; 2.5.3 Findings Observed; 2.6 Cultural Contexts in Text-Graphic Relationships; 2.6.1 Text-Graphic Relationships; 2.6.2 Cultural Factors and Their Impacts on Text-Graphic Relationships; 2.6.3 A Study of Chinese and German Automobile Literature; 2.6.4 Findings Observed; 2.7 Cultural Backgrounds; 2.7.1 Aspects of Language; 2.7.2 Thought Patterns; 2.7.3 High-Context versus Low-Context Communication; 2.8 Applying Ideas to Training in Technical and Professional Communication; 2.8.1 Applying Ideas
  • 2.8.2 An Overview of the Proposed Exercise2.9 Conclusion; References; 3 Teaching Image Standards in a Post-Globalization Age; 3.1 Image Design and Consumption in a Post-Globalization Age; 3.1.1 The Changing Landscape; 3.1.2 Agents of Change; 3.2 Socially Conscious Communication Design and the Evolution of Image Standards; 3.2.1 Approaches to Images as Tools for Social Action; 3.2.2 Connections to Pedagogy; 3.2.3 Expanding to the Global Context; 3.3 Standards for Communicatively Effective Images; 3.3.1 A Communicatively Effective Image Establishes Credibility
Control code
945632777
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781119084297
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.1002/9781119084297
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
9781119084280
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)945632777

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