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Basic Concepts of Multicultural Communication

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Kod przedmiotu: 02.06-S2-EN-BC Kod Erasmus / ISCED: 14.2 / (0314) Socjologia i kulturoznawstwo
Nazwa przedmiotu: Basic Concepts of Multicultural Communication
Jednostka: Instytut Socjologii
Grupy: Katalog przedmiotów dla studiów krótkoterminowych (Erasmus+ lub inne umowy o współpracy)
Punkty ECTS i inne: 6.00
Język prowadzenia: angielski
Skrócony opis:

The course provides students with knowledge related to culture and typologies of cultures and builds students’ intercultural competences based on the knowledge of specific ways of nonverbal and verbal communication in different cultures. Moreover, the objectives are focused on enriching students’ knowledge related to negative phenomena (racism, religious oppression, micro aggressions, na-tionalism and xenophobia) and improving students’ interpersonal skills with a view to participants’ functioning in various cultural environments.

Pełny opis:

The detailed course contents comprises of:

General notion of culture in anthropology, sociology and psychology.

Stages of cultural competence (ethnocentrism-ethnorelativism).

Dimensions of cultures

Nonverbal communication and emotional expression in different cultural contexts.

Dealing with conflict in different cultures.

Culture shock – reasons, stages and ways of overcoming.

Racism: critical theory of race, the notion of white privilege, the history and presence of racial attitudes.

Religious diversity: role of stereotypes, levels of religious oppression.

Micro aggressions in intercultural context.

Nationalism and xenophobia in contemporary world.

Planning and realization of students' project.

Literatura:

A. Szczepaniak-Kozak, M. Sambor, Basic concepts in intercultural studies, Piła 2008

G. Hofstede, Dimensionalizing cultures: The Hofstede model in context, in: L. A. Samovar, M. Byram, Conceptualizing intercultural (communicative) competence and intercultural citizenship, in: J. Jackson (ed.), The Routledge handbook of language and intercultural communication, New York 2012);

R. E. Porter, E. R. McDaniel, Intercultural communication, Boston 2012;

R. Scollon, S. W. Scollon, Intercultural communication, Oxford 1997

J. V. Diller, Cultural diversity, Stamford 2015;

D. Matsumoto, H.S. Hwang, Nonverbal communication: the messages of emotion, action, space, and silence, in: J. Jackson (ed.), The Routledge handbook of language and intercultural communi- cation, New York 2012;

M. Adams, L. A. Bell, P. Griffin, Teaching for diversity and social justice, New York 2007;

Stages of Culture Shock, https://www.mtu.edu/counseling/services/resources/stages-of-cultural-shock.pdf;

G. Antos, E. Ventola,T. Weber (eds.), Handbook of interpersonal communication, New York, 2010;

M. L. Knapp, J. A. Daly (eds.), Handbook of interpersonal communication, Thousand Oaks, 2003;

Efekty kształcenia:

Knowledge

a student:

1. has knowledge on the types of social structures in chosen cultural environments and relations between them (S2A_W03)

2. has deepened knowledge concerning social communication in multicultural context (S2A_W03, S2A_W04)

3. has broad knowledge on a human functioning in different cultural settings (S2A_W05)

4. has deepened knowledge on planning and realizing educational research and projects (S2A_W06)

5. has structured knowledge on ethical norms and principles organizing social structures (S2A_W07)

Skills

a student:

1. is able to interpret social phenomena and relations between them (S2A_U01)

2. can apply his/her theoretical knowledge to formulate their own opinions and plan research projects related to these phenomena (S2A_U02, S2A_U03)

3. is able to understand, analyze and predict complex social processes using different research methods (S2A_U04, S2A_U08)

4. has the ability to use the systems of norms to solve concrete problems related to various types of social bonds (S2A_U05)

5. is able to prepare the public presentation of the project in English (S2A_U09)

Social competences

a student:

1. understands the need of constant personal development and updating his/her knowledge (S2A_K01, (S2A_K06)

2. can cooperate within the group, assuming different roles (S2A_K02)

3. can take part in intercultural projects and predicts the results of her/his activity (S2A_K05)

Metody i kryteria oceniania:

Written essay based on research work and written assignments (scale of evaluation 2-5)

Active participation in classes and students’ contribution to the assigned tasks (scale of evaluation 2-5, based on points gath-ered during classes)

Evaluation of a written exam(scale of evaluation 2-5)

Evaluation of the group project (based on the project rubric)

Zajęcia w cyklu "Semestr letni 2017/2018" (zakończony)

Okres: 2018-02-12 - 2018-09-15
Wybrany podział planu:


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Typ zajęć: Ćwiczenia, 30 godzin więcej informacji
Wykład, 15 godzin więcej informacji
Koordynatorzy: Marzanna Pogorzelska
Prowadzący grup: Marzanna Pogorzelska
Lista studentów: (nie masz dostępu)
Zaliczenie: Egzamin

Zajęcia w cyklu "Semestr letni 2018/2019" (jeszcze nie rozpoczęty)

Okres: 2019-02-18 - 2019-09-13
Wybrany podział planu:


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Typ zajęć: Ćwiczenia, 30 godzin więcej informacji
Wykład, 15 godzin więcej informacji
Koordynatorzy: Marzanna Pogorzelska
Prowadzący grup: Marzanna Pogorzelska
Lista studentów: (nie masz dostępu)
Zaliczenie: Egzamin
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Właścicielem praw autorskich jest Uniwersytet Opolski.