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Artifact and Cultures-of-Use in Intercultural Communication

Language Learning & Technology Volume 7, Number 2, ISSN 1094-3501


Develops a conceptual framework for understanding how intercultural communication, mediated by cultural artifacts, creates compelling, problematic, and surprising conditions for additional language learning. Three case studies of computer-mediated intercultural engagement draw together correlations between discursive orientation, communicative modality, communicative activity, and emergent interpersonal dynamics. (VWL)


Thorne, S.L. (2003). Artifact and Cultures-of-Use in Intercultural Communication. Language Learning & Technology, 7(2), 38-67. Retrieved April 7, 2020 from .

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