Fakta om emnet

Studiepoeng:
10
Ansvarlig avdeling:
Fakultet for informasjonsteknologi, ingeniørfag og økonomi
Studiested:
Halden
Emneansvarlig:
Wayne Kelly
Undervisningsspråk:
Engelsk
Varighet:
½ år

SFB50414 Intercultural Communication (Vår 2021)

Emnet er tilknyttet følgende studieprogram

  • Compulsory course in Bachelor's Programme in International Communication

  • Optional course in Bachelor's Programme in Society, Language and Culture

  • Optional course in Bachelor`s Programme in Information Systems

Undervisningssemester

  • Bachelor's Programme in International Communication: 2nd semester (spring)

  • Bachelor's Programme in Society, Language and Culture: 6th semester (spring)

  • Bachelor`s Programme in Information Systems: 4th semester (spring)

Studentens læringsutbytte etter bestått emne

Knowledge

The candidate

  • has knowledge of aspects of language and culture that may influence and hamper communication between people from different cultures (non-verbal communication, language functions, context, prejudice, stereotypes, world view, values, norms and ethics).

Skills

The candidate

  • is familiar with methods and principles of how to compare his/heres own culture with other cultures and identify potential causes of non-functioning communication.

General competence

The candidate

  • has general intercultural competence.

Innhold

  • Elementary social anthropology

  • Other relevant topics within the field of intercultural communication

  • Theories of how to compare cultures

  • Analysis of communication situations applying various theories

Undervisnings- og læringsformer

Lectures and seminars in English.

Arbeidsomfang

The course will give the student approximately 280 hours of work.

Praksis

None

Arbeidskrav - vilkår for å avlegge eksamen

  • One oral presentation

  • One written assignment

All coursework must be completed at given deadlines and approved before signing up for the final exam.

Eksamen

Individual homeexam, 72 hours. All aids permitted. Grades: A-F.

Sensorordning

One external and one internal or two internal examinators.

Evaluering av emnet

The course is evaluated by the students each semester in accordance with HiØ's quality procedures.

Litteratur

The reading list is updated November 11, 2017.

  • Samovar, L. A., Porter, R. E. & McDaniel, E. R. (2017). Communication between Cultures. Australia: Wadsworth/Cengage Learning. (Earlier editions will work as well)

  • Hofstede, Geert, Hofstede, Gert Jan & Minkov, Michael (2010). Cultures and Organizations: Software of the Mind: Intercultural Cooperation and its Importance for Survival. New York: McGraw-Hill. (Chapters 1, 3-7).

  • Compendium (electronic).

  • Course material handed out in class and/or posted on the learning platform.

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