Fakta om emnet
- Ansvarlig avdeling:
- Fakultet for informasjonsteknologi, ingeniørfag og økonomi
- Wayne Kelly
- 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
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
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).
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.
has general intercultural competence.
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.
The course will give the student approximately 280 hours of work.
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.
Individual homeexam, 72 hours. All aids permitted. Grades: A-F.
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.
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).
Course material handed out in class and/or posted on the learning platform.