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Another world is possible social justice in practice

Informacje ogólne

Kod przedmiotu: KZ-01-00-000007-E Kod Erasmus / ISCED: (brak danych) / (brak danych)
Nazwa przedmiotu: Another world is possible social justice in practice
Jednostka: Wydział Filologiczny
Grupy: Katalog przedmiotów dla studiów krótkoterminowych (Erasmus+ lub inne umowy o współpracy)
Punkty ECTS i inne: 6.00
Język prowadzenia: angielski
Rodzaj przedmiotu:


Skrócony opis:

The course offers introduction to the social justice issues comprising such topics as power and oppression in social relations, stereotyping and discrimination of various groups. During the course students will be encouraged to analyse and identify their attitudes and the environment reactions towards cultural diversity, relying both on their experiences from the home and hosting country. This reflection will lead the group towards the research on the chosen elements of social (in)justice which will result in planning and realizing the project addressing the concrete problem related to social justice. The project will be realised with the use Project Based Learning (PBL) as a method of gaining knowledge, skills and attitudes. Thus, the students, focusing on the chosen problem, will have the chance to take part in original project realization with all relevant steps, involving such key competences as: research skills, problem solving, leadership, critical thinking and team cooperation.

Pełny opis:

Course objectives:

-investigating and understanding the specific nature of dealing with social justice issues

-developing team cooperation skills: negotiating, making decisions, leaderships, time planning, evaluating individual and group work

-realizing the research project based on the course material

Course content

-Basic concepts related to social justice: oppression, equality and equity, privilege, power


-Xenophobic prejudices


-Heterosexism and homophobia




-Project development, realization, public presentation.


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

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

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

Diller J. V., Cultural diversity, Stamford 2015

The definition of racism, https://www.thoughtco.com/racism-definition-3026511

What Is Sexism? Defining a Key Feminist Term, https://www.thoughtco.com/what-is-sexism-3529186

Definitions: Homophobia, Heterosexism, and Sexual Prejudice, http://psychology.ucdavis.edu/rainbow/html/prej_defn.html;

Motivations, http://psychology.ucdavis.edu/rainbow/html/prej_func.html

Ageism and age discrimination (fact sheet), http://www.ohrc.on.ca/en/ageism-and-age-discrimination-fact-sheetAbleism Ba-sics, What is ableism?, http://www.equualaccess.org/resources-2/ableism-basics/

Additional literature might be used if any special demand appears.

Efekty kształcenia:


a student:

1. has deepened knowledge on the types of social bonds (PS6_WG)

2. has deepened knowledge concerning social communication (PS6_WG)

3. has knowledge on planning and realizing projects (PS6_WG)

4. has structured knowledge on ethical norms and principles (PS6_WK)

5. demonstrates knowledge of key concepts related to social justice (P6S_WG, P6S_WK)

6. articulates clear understanding of fundamental problems resulting from social injustice (P6S_WG, P6S_WK)


a student:

1. can apply his/her theoretical knowledge to interpret social phenomena and plan projects related to these phenomena (PS6_UW)

2. is able to gain knowledge on his/her own, select methods of their research work, critically analyze and interpret the personal and media messages (PS6_UW)

3. can plan and realize the project related to social justice (PS6_UO)

4. can collaborate with the group, performing various roles (PS6_UO)

Social competences:

a student:

1. recognizes the importance of knowledge in solving social problems (PS6_KK)

2. is ready to co-organize activities in and for social environment related to social justice (PS6_KO)

3. can cooperate in a group, performing different roles (P6S_KO, P6S_KR)

4. is ready to initiate activities aimed at promoting social justice (P6S_KO, P6S_KR)

5. understands the need of responsible and ethical performance in fulfilling different social roles (P6S_KR)

Metody i kryteria oceniania:

Preparation, realization and presentation of a group project – 70%

Active participation in the classes, including attendance-30%

Praktyki zawodowe:


Zajęcia w cyklu "Semestr zimowy 2018/2019" (w trakcie)

Okres: 2018-10-01 - 2019-02-08
Wybrany podział planu:

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