The course takes place in period

  • 1 (2019-08-01 to 2019-10-27)
  • 2 (2019-10-28 to 2019-12-31)

Level/category

General studies

Teaching language

English

Type of course

Compulsory

Cycle/level of course

First

Recommended year of study

1

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is for the student to develop basic communications skills for academic and businesslife and be able to create appropriate written communication and make oral presentations.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to: - Communicate in different business contexts - Send and receive oral and written communication - Comprehend and apply basic rhetoric - Express his/her standpoint in a clear, logical and relevant way - Make written presentations, appropriate to different situations - Use different presentation tools - Make oral public presentations

Course contents

- Business communication contexts - Role of the sender and receiver in communication - Basic rhetoric tools - Written business communication and academic writing - Presentation tools and oral presentations

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Not required

Previous course names

None.

Additional information

The student is required to participate in workshops and practical elements that constitute parts of the examination. A detailed schedule will be published on itslearning.

Recommended or required reading

Thomas, Neil. Concise Adair on Communication and Presentation Skills, Thorogood Publishing, 2003. Material provided by lecturers

Study activities

  • Lectures - 24 hours
  • Practical exercises - 10 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 40 hours
  • Individual studies - 40 hours
  • Internet-based studies - 20 hours
  • - 1 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 135 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 135 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Exams (written-, oral-, home-)
  • Demonstrations and proficiency exams
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

The course is a practical course and assessment is based on: - Exam/Quizz (must be passed) - Workshops participation - Individual assignments portfolio **Failure to complete one or more assignments, or participate in practical workshop assignments affects the overall course grade negatively.

Teacher

  • Halmén Mia
  • Kietz Tove
  • Stenius Andreas

Examiner

Kietz Tove

Home page of the course

https://arcada.itslearning.com/

Group size

No limit (52 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

The timetable of the course

Will be discussed during the introduction session.

Course enrolment period

2019-08-12 to 2019-09-08

Assessment methods

  • Date of examination will be announced later - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Demonstrations and presentations
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions
Room reservations
Date Time Room Title Description Organizer
2019-09-24 09:00 - 11:30 F143 Uttrycksförmåga och kommunikation/ Communication & Public Speaking Kursintroduktion och gästföreläsare/ Course introduction and guest lecturer. Halmén Mia
Kietz Tove
2019-10-03 12:00 - 15:00 B518 Communication and Public Speaking Kietz Tove
2019-10-07 08:30 - 11:30 B518 Communication and Public Speaking Halmén Mia
Kietz Tove
2019-10-16 08:30 - 11:30 B518 Communication and Public Speaking Kietz Tove
2019-10-22 08:30 - 11:30 B518 Communication and Public Speaking Kietz Tove
2019-11-04 12:15 - 15:15 B518 Communication and Public Speaking Halmén Mia
2019-11-20 08:30 - 11:30 B518 Communication and Public Speaking Kietz Tove
2019-12-02 13:15 - 15:15 F143 Uttrycksförmåga och kommunikation & Communication and Public Speaking Halmén Mia
Kietz Tove
2019-12-09 08:30 - 11:30 F143 Communication and Public Speaking & Uttrycksförmåga och Kommunikation - Stenius Andreas
2019-12-16 08:30 - 10:00 F249 Communication and Public Speaking Workshop Stenius Andreas

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