Writing in Global Contexts: Composing Usable Texts for Audiences from Different Cultures
The international spread of online access means we live in an increasingly interconnected world. This situation means our students will likely write for audiences in different parts of the globe. Writing for such diverse audiences means addressing different contexts affecting how individuals per- ceive texts. Writing students can benefit from approaches that help them understand the reading expectations of other cultures. This chapter intro- duces the globalized rhetoric approach of identifying the reading expectations of other cultures and overviews how students can use this method to analyze audience expectations among different cultures when composing for them.