- Write a structured and narrative biography and present it orally
- Show their work and results in written and oral form to experts and the public
- Report and communicate information, activities, needs and intentions effectively in oral, written and graphic form
- Design and develop effective photo, audio and video
- Select and evaluate relevant information and critically analyze them
- Plan and implement effective meetings and negotiationsexplain group communication
- Analyze communication problems, avoid and resolve them
- Compare cultural differences and norms, respect them and are appropriate to adopt
Forms of Teaching
At a lecture students and the lecturer discuss the subject for which they have prepared through research and preparatory homework. Posting questions and answers via AuResS system students actively contribute to the lecture and their learning. The teacher helps the formation of conclusions, lays out the theoretical basis, provides guidance for the application of new knowledge and give guidelines for further independent learning. If necessary, the teacher explains the homework following the lecture.Seminars and workshops
The seminar work in the form of a two-minute video presentation on a given topic.Independent assignments
Lecture preparation exercises
|Type||Threshold||Percent of Grade||Threshold||Percent of Grade|
|Homeworks||50 %||25 %||50 %||40 %|
|Quizzes||50 %||10 %||0 %||0 %|
|Class participation||50 %||15 %||0 %||10 %|
|Seminar/Project||50 %||30 %||50 %||30 %|
|Mid Term Exam: Written||0 %||1 %||0 %|
|Final Exam: Written||50 %||19 %|
|Exam: Written||50 %||20 %|
Week by Week Schedule
- Active learning methods; Learning styles.
- Information gathering and analysis; Critical reasoning; Creative thiking.
- Using communication technologies.
- Personal presentation, resumee, homepages and profiles.
- Interpersonal effectiveness; Conflict management.
- Effective teamwork and collaboration; Organizing and participating in meetings.
- Purpose and strategy of academic writing; Organization, style, and flow; Text organization patterns: general-specific texts, problem-solution, compare-contrast, cause-effect; Writing summaries.
- Midterm exam.
- Business written communication; Popular writing.
- Oral presentation; Public speaking.
- Visual presentation; Multimedia in presentations.
- Argument preparation and presentation; Creating and using humor.
- Cultural differences and etiquete.
- Final exam.