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2321102 Components of Cultural Multiplicity, 5 Cp 
Code 2321102  Validity 01.08.2011 -
Name Components of Cultural Multiplicity  Abbreviation Components of C 
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 

Description
Learning outcomes 

After completing this module, the student acknowledges national, linguistic, political, ethnic and religious multiplicity in society and she/he is able to pay attention to the dialogue between different worldviews. She/He is also able to conceptualize cultural understanding and cultural sensitivity and is able to pay attention to cultural sensitivity in her/his own work.

 
Content 
  • Cultural diversity in society
  • Cultural diversity sections and their embodiments
  • Dialogue between worldviews
  • Cultural understanding and cultural sensitivity in a work setting
 
Modes of study 

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

StudentĀ“s workload totally 135 h (5x27h)

 
Teaching methods 

Contact teaching, learning assignments and essays.

 
Study materials 

Available in the online learning environment.

 
Evaluation criteria 

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

5 = Excellent
Broad and deep presentation of concepts, models and principles and other knowledge of the topic, as well as coherent and well-grounded arguments, conclusions and reflection. Many-sided and critical use of references. Study process / written assignment demonstrates excellent in-depth and critical thinking and activity and follows assignment instructions.

4 = Very good
Broad presentation of concepts, models and principles and other knowledge of the topic, as well as coherent and well-grounded arguments, conclusions and reflection. Many-sided and critical use of references. Study process / written assignment demonstrates very good depth and critical thinking and activity and follows assignment instructions.

3 = Good
Presentation of concepts, models and principles and other knowledge of the topic, as well as coherent and well-grounded arguments, conclusions and reflection. Many-sided use of references. Study process / written assignment demonstrates critical thinking and activity and follows assignment instructions.

2 = Satisfactory
Presentation of some of the concepts or models or principles or other knowledge of the topic, as well as some arguments and conclusions. Use of topical references. Study process / written assignment demonstrates little critical thinking and activity, although follows assignment instructions.

1 = Accepted/ Passed
Presentation of only few concepts or models or principles or other knowledge of the topic, as well as few arguments and conclusions. Use of only some topical references. Study process / written assignment demonstrates little critical thinking and activity, although follows assignment instructions.

0 = Fail (blank in the grades table)
Presentation of inappropriate concepts or models or principles or other knowledge and inappropriate arguments and conclusions. Use of inappropriate references. Study process / written assignment does not demonstrate critical thinking and activity and/or does not follow assignment instructions.

 
Teachers 

Risto Aikonen

 
Offering data 

All degree students of the University of Eastern Finland, KARELIA University of Applied Sciences and to international exchange students in both institutions.

 
Key words 

culture, dialogue, worldviews

 
Campus 

Joensuu, UEF

 
Further information 

Language of tuition: English

risto.aikonen (at) uef.fi

 


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
Register J: Components of Cultural Multiplicity  Other  Risto Aikonen  01.01.20 -31.05.20

Future exams
No exams