Cultural Identity and Interpersonal Communication


Read about the communication accommodation theory on pages 152 and 153 in Chapter 7 of Baldwin, et al. You can find a direct link in this week’s Reading and Resources under the Weekly Content section.

Please answer the following:

  • Give an example of how you have used the communication accommodation theory in an intercultural interaction.
  • Did you use convergence, maintenance, or divergence? Why?
  • Would you change anything about the interaction considering your knowledge of this theory?