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2321101 Intercultural Communication Competence, 5 Cp 
Code 2321101  Validity 01.01.2011 -
Name Intercultural Communication Competence  Abbreviation PICIntCult 
Credits5 Cp  Date of expiry  
TypeBasic Studies Subject0141 Education 
ClassStudy Unit  Hours  
Study right   Grading0-5 
Recommended scheduling 
   
Organisation School of Applied Educational Science and Teacher Education 

Teachers
Name
Lea Meriläinen 

Description
Learning outcomes 

On completion of the course the successful student will be able to

  • identify basic concepts and issues relating to 'culture' and intercultural communication
  • apply theories of intercultural communication into his/her own professional context
  • pay attention to his/her own communication skills in working life
  • analyse the role of intercultural communication competence as a professional skill in different work settings
 
Content 

Culture, cultural diversity, cultural awareness, intercultural communication, communication competence

 
Modes of study 

Kick-off seminar (2 h), concluding seminar (2 h), Independent studying 131 h

 
Teaching methods 

Online

 
Study materials 

Available in the online learning environment.

 
Evaluation criteria 

Written learning assignments in the online learning environment: 0-5.

 
Teachers 

Lea Meriläinen

 
Offering data 

Twice a year, in autumn semester and in spring semester. The course is available to all degree students of the University of Eastern Finland and to international exchange students.

 
Campus 

Joensuu, UEF

 
Further information 

Lea.Merilainen@uef.fi

Language of tuition: English

 


Letter (J, K) in front of the name of the course/exam indicates the campus on which teaching or exam takes place: J = Joensuu, K = Kuopio.

Present and future teaching
Functions Name Type Cp Teacher Timetable
Registration not started Intercultural Communication Competence  Other  Lea Meriläinen  13.09.19 -09.12.19
Registration not started Intercultural Communication Competence  Other  Lea Meriläinen  16.01.20 -20.04.20

Future exams
No exams