KIE-08006 Intercultural Communication Skills, 3 cr

Lisätiedot

Students will be accepted to the course according to the time of sign-up and priority will be given to TUT students, for whom the course is compulsory.


Places in the course will be distributed as follows:
- 18 students from degree programmes in Finnish
- 14 students from international master's degree programmes
- Exchange students are welcome and accepted to the group on a space-available basis.

Please enroll in the waiting list if the course is full because it is still highly probable you will get a place in the course. The instructor will send you a message to let you know if there are places available in the implementation of the course.




Vastuuhenkilö

Carlos Mendoza Santana

Opetus

Toteutuskerta Periodi Vastuuhenkilö Suoritusvaatimukset
KIE-08006 2018-01 1 - 2 Carlos Mendoza Santana
To achieve the learning outcomes, students will:

complete a minimum of 80% attendance in the face-to-face lessons scheduled in the course.
watch videos/read material and then take part in group discussions online and face-to-face.
give and receive feedback from other students and the instructor.
work actively in a multicultural team with local and international students.
elaborate a final group project related to intercultural communication.


Grading scale is numeric 0-5 .
KIE-08006 2018-02 1 - 2 Carlos Mendoza Santana
To achieve the learning outcomes, students will:

complete a minimum of 80% attendance in the face-to-face lessons scheduled in the course.
watch videos/read material and then take part in group discussions online and face-to-face.
give and receive feedback from other students and the instructor.
work actively in a multicultural team with local and international students.
elaborate a final group project related to intercultural communication.

KIE-08006 2018-03 2 - 4 Carlos Mendoza Santana
To achieve the learning outcomes, students will:

complete a minimum of 80 % attendance in the face-to-face lessons scheduled in the course.
watch videos/read material and then take part in group discussions online and face-to-face.
give and receive feedback from other students and the instructor.
elaborate a final individual report of the development of their internationalization and intercultural communication skills whit their exchange studies.


Grading scale is numeric 0-5 .
KIE-08006 2018-04 3 - 4 Carlos Mendoza Santana
To achieve the learning outcomes, students will:

complete a minimum of 80% attendance in the face-to-face lessons scheduled in the course.
watch videos/read material and then take part in group discussions online and face-to-face.
give and receive feedback from other students and the instructor.
work actively in a multicultural team with local and international students.
elaborate a final group project related to intercultural communication.


Grading scale is numeric 0-5
KIE-08006 2018-05 3 - 4 Carlos Mendoza Santana
To achieve the learning outcomes, students will:

complete a minimum of 80% attendance in the face-to-face lessons scheduled in the course.
watch videos/read material and then take part in group discussions online and face-to-face.
give and receive feedback from other students and the instructor.
work actively in a multicultural team with local and international students.
elaborate a final group project related to intercultural communication.


Grading scale is numeric 0-5

Osaamistavoitteet

This course develops students intercultural communication skills through short lectures, practical exercises and multicultural teamwork in face-to-face and online environments. The multicultural groups consist of both local and international students, which allows the students to learn and practice intercultural communication with each other in each class and teamwork. At the end of the course students will be able to: identify different cultural communication patterns, concepts of time, politeness and work values in social, academic and professional environments . describe adaptation processes to cultural foreign environments and to multicultural settings. identify the influence and importance of nonverbal communication and the relation of language and thought in cross-cultural collaboration. apply strategies to enhance collaboration in multicultural teams independently explore, analyze, and give suggestion to overcome critical incidents in social, professional and academic settings.

Sisältö

Sisältö Ydinsisältö Täydentävä tietämys Erityistietämys
1. -Cultural assumptions and attitudes towards communication, space, time and politeness -Cultural dimensions      
2. -Language patterns and multilingualism in the academic and workplace -Nonverbal communication -Relation between language and thought      
3. -Environmental influences in intercultural encounters -Intercultural communication and its interdisciplinary base      
4. -Model of development of intercultural sensitivity -Culture shock, learning shock and reverse culture shock -Critical incident analysis of intercultural misunderstandings and clashes      

Ohjeita opiskelijalle osaamisen tasojen saavuttamiseksi

To achieve the learning outcomes, students will: complete a minimum of 80% attendance in the face-to-face lessons scheduled in the course. watch videos/read material and then take part in group discussions online and face-to-face. give and receive feedback from other students and the instructor. work actively in a multicultural team with local and international students. elaborate a final group project related to intercultural communication. Grading scale is numeric 0-5

Arvosteluasteikko:

Numerical evaluation scale (0-5)

Osasuoritukset:

Completion parts must belong to the same implementation

Vastaavuudet

Opintojakso ei vastaan mitään toista opintojaksoa

Päivittäjä: Kunnari Jaana, 20.03.2018