Communication in Virtual Worlds
Week 3 – Assignment
Virtual Worlds as a Means to Promote Intercultural Communications
In an increasingly globalized society, the workplace is being transformed into worldwide teams connected by virtual environments. Similarly, higher education has also become global in scope, as e-learning technologies permit students and teachers to work together regardless of physical location. Still, participants in virtual environments bring their own cultural perceptions, values, and behaviors to these new channels of communication, just as they do in face-to-face encounters.
Read the articles Virtual Multicultural Teams: Real Communication in the Virtual World (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. and Discerning Culture in E-Learning and in the Global Workplace (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.. Discuss the benefits and limitations of virtual environments in facilitating and improving intercultural communication, considering both the workplace and the e-learning contexts.
The paper must be two pages in length (excluding the title and reference pages) and formatted according to APA style. You must utilize at least two scholarly sources, the two articles, and the course text. Cite your resources in text and on the reference page. For information regarding APA samples and tutorials, visit the Ashford Writing Center, within the Learning Resources tab on the left navigation toolbar.