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Communication - Ht18 Intercultural Communication

Kurstyp Yrkeshögskolekurs
Ämne/kursnamn Communication - Ht18 Intercultural Communication
Föreläsare FM Hemming Erik /
Studiepoäng 2
Kursram Kursen följer fordringarna vid Högskolan på Åland.
Kurstider torsdag 20.9.2018 kl. 18:00-20:45
torsdag 27.9.2018 kl. 18:00-20:45
torsdag 4.10.2018 kl. 18:00-20:45
torsdag 11.10.2018 kl. 18:00-20:45
torsdag 8.11.2018 kl. 18:00-20:45
torsdag 15.11.2018 kl. 18:00-20:45
onsdag 22.11.2018 kl. 18:00-20:45
Första anmälan 07.06.2018 kl. 09:00
Sista anmälan 06.09.2018
Avgiftstyp Terminsavgift
Avgift € 90
Mål Knowledge of a few of the ways culture differ and competence to see how these differences affect reactions, non-verbal behaviour, cognition, expressions, cooperation, conflicts, integration, etc.
Competence to identify obstacles to good communication and how they can be removed
Knowledge of cultural differences in business communication
Competence to describe the invisible characteristics of a culture and to link them to identifiable phenomena
Competence to describe a foreign culture in an ethnorelativistic and neutral way
Competence to analyse conflicts by means of Intercultural Communication
Ability to see communication from both sides
Knowledge of how groups function with regard to leadership, roles, and power
Awareness of the difference between facts and opinions and between valid and invalid generalisations
Perspectives of one’s own lack of knowledge and how it influences one’s conclusions
Knowledge of central concepts in Intercultural Communication: values, norms, codes, categories, groups, roles, power, integration, stereotyping, communication processes, clashes of culture, culture shock, the self-fulfilling prophecy, etc.
Knowledge of a few researchers in Intercultural Communication: Hofstede, Trompenaars, Hall, Antonovsky, etc...
Innehåll Literature on communication across cultures
Current information on selected countries and groups within them.
Film and other cultural expressions as examples and for analysis.
Interviewing people representing other cultures.
Analysis of experiences and statements of and about one’s own and other cultures.
Arbetssätt Presentations, writing, acting as opponent, literature studies.
Examination Sufficient presence is required to be able to carry out all assignments included in the course.
Litteratur Hanvey, R.G. (1976). “Cross-cultural Awareness” (Dimension 3, p 10-19). In: The American Forum for Global Education: An Attainable Global Perspective. Retrieved from on the 15th of Aug. 2011
Hemming, E. (2006). Intercultural Communication - an introduction. Åland University of Applied Sciences.
Hofstede, G. (1990). Software of the Mind (in English). Organisationer och kulturer (in Swedish). Chapter 1: Levels of Culture. London: McGraw-Hill.

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