KIE-08906 Intercultural Project Work, 1-3 cr

Additional information

This course is intended for students working on their own project either individually or in small groups.

- Students taking the course KIE-08906 Intercultural Project Work that will work on the project of their choice will:

enroll in the Moodle site and follow the instructions to make their project plan.
specify the credits they are aiming for, topic and plan to carry the project on.
check with the instructor if the idea for the project was accepted.
complete the tasks online in the Moodle site.


Note: 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.



Person responsible

Carlos Mendoza Santana, Galyna Dubova

Lessons

Implementation Period Person responsible Requirements
KIE-08906 2019-02 1 - 2 Galyna Dubova
Carlos Mendoza Santana
This course is intended for students working on their own project or as part of a course content that is integrating intercultural communication:

- Students taking the course KIE-08906 Intercultural Project Work that will work on the project of their choice will:

enroll in the Moodle site and follow the instructions to make their project plan.
specify the credits they are aiming for, topic and plan to carry the project on.
check with the instructor if the idea for the project was accepted.
complete the tasks online in the Moodle site
specify if they have studied intercultural communication/similar previously.


-Students participating in content courses, to which intercultural communication is integrated as an optional and additional course, will enroll in the Moodle site and complete the taks designed for the implementation. The amount of credits for this option has been already set.


KIE-08906 2019-04 1 - 4 Carlos Mendoza Santana
Simultaneous participation in the Demola Project.

To achieve the learning outcomes, students will

- read texts / watch videos and then take part in group discussions online
- give and receive feedback from other students
- learn vocabulary /phrases related to participating effectively in meetings and one-on-one situations
- reflect on their own intercultural and linguistic behavior / performance during the Demola project
- write a final reflection on their own linguistic and intercultural development during the course

Continuous evaluation. Milestone 1: 10% Milestone 2: 10% Milestone 3: 10% Milestone 4: 10% Milestone 5: 10% Milestone 6: 50% / 5: 93-100% of total points 4: 86-92% 3: 78-85% 2: 70-77% 1: 65-69%

KIE-08906 2019-03 3 - 4 Carlos Mendoza Santana
- Students taking the course KIE-08906 Intercultural Project Work that will work on the project of their choice will:

enroll in the Moodle site and follow the instructions to make their project plan.
specify the credits they are aiming for, topic and plan to carry the project on.
check with the instructor if the idea for the project was accepted.
complete the tasks online in the Moodle site.



-Students participating in content courses, to which intercultural communication is integrated as an optional and additional course, will enroll in the Moodle site and complete the taks designed for the implementation. The amount of credits for this option has been already set.


Learning Outcomes

TThis course is intended for students working on their own project or as part of a course content that is integrating intercultural communication: -During this course, students deepen their knowledge about intercultural communication and its application to a specific project of their interest or their project will be defined by their content course that is integrating intercultural communication. Students that are taking the first option, will propose a topic and a project plan related with intercultural communication. During the course, students receive guidance and feedback from the teacher and other students in the course through online activities, readings and videos. At the end of the course, students will make a written report which lenght will depend on the credits the student applyed for. At the end of the course students will be able to: select intercultural communicaiton (ICC) theories that are relevant for their projects. describe intercultural communication theories to evaluate their topic of analysis. select and gather data for their projects. apply ICC frameworks to draw conclusions and give suggestions to solve the problem or question of their project.

Content

Content Core content Complementary knowledge Specialist knowledge
1. -Tailor-made subject and plan made by the student for his/her own project -Tailor made learning path according to the course content tha is integrating intercultural communication  -Students taking this course, as an integrated element of another project or course, will have predetermined topics and assignments in their Moodle site.Those topics are set by the integration.    
2. Possible theories to be used: Cultural dimensions of Hofstede Trompenaar dimensions of culture High context vs low context communication Monochronic vs polychronic time Dynamics of multicultural teams Leadership modes Solving conflicts across cultures      
3. Articles in intercultural communication with theories relevant for the projects of the students     

Instructions for students on how to achieve the learning outcomes

The students must complete the tasks during the course in the online environment.

Assessment scale:

Numerical evaluation scale (0-5)

Prerequisites

Course Mandatory/Advisable Description
KIE-08006 Intercultural Communication Skills Advisable    
KIE-08106 Intercultural Workplace Advisable    
PLA-17506 Intercultural Communication Advisable    
TIE-40207 Cross-Cultural Design Advisable    

Additional information about prerequisites
-Students participating in this course (KIE-08906 Intercultural Project Work) must have one of the mandatory prerequisites that are KIE-08006 Intercultural Communication Skills, KIE-08106 Intercultural Workplace or a similar course in intercultural /cross-cultural studies. Similar courses must be approved by the teacher before the course starts. -Students who have not studied intercultural communication or a similar course previously need to contact the instructor to receive permission to take this course.

Correspondence of content

There is no equivalence with any other courses

Updated by: Mendoza Santana Carlos, 29.03.2019