Course: Videoconference

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Course title Videoconference
Course code KAJ/INTL
Organizational form of instruction Seminar
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction English
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Mišterová Ivona, PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. Class 1. Local. General Introduction, course related technology. 2. Class 2. Link. First half: Start with local session, introduction of culture "A". Second half: video link to introduce teachers and partners. 3. Class 3. Link. Teacher on each side gives a 20-25 minute lecture on own culture followed by general questions. 4. Class 4. Link. Class splits into half. 7 students join the partners in small group discussion, the others join their partners in individual chat. In small group, lead student on each side guides discussion on Question 1 for the topic on Family. Half way through class, switch groups, a new lead student guides discussion on Question 2 for the topic on Family. In chat sessions, first 5 minutes is devoted to discussion on joint paper, rest of time devoted to discussion on topic of the day 5. Class 5-7, Link. Repeat Class 4 with topics: Cultural Traditions; Meaning of Work, Life Philosophy. 6. Class 8, Link. Half of class on individual to finish paper, while other half work on their own. Then switch for second half of class. Joint paper is due the next session 7. Class 8. Local. synthesize, and summary 8. Class 2-8 is repeated for Culture B, then for Culture C. 9. Class 23. Link. All partners will join for Closing Ceremony 10. Class 24. Local. Synthesize. Assessment. 11. Class 25. Local. Final Exam

Learning activities and teaching methods
Discussion, Instruction based on dialogue, Practicum
  • unspecified - 16 hours per semester
  • Contact hours - 52 hours per semester
  • Team project (50/number of students) - 10 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
Upper intermediate student; no prerequisite subjects
learning outcomes
Students - deals with people form different countries and cultures without prejudices
teaching methods
Practicum
Instruction based on dialogue
Discussion
assessment methods
Seminar work
Recommended literature
  • Brooks, Clem. Religious Influence and the politics of family decline concern: trends, sources and U.S. political behavior" American Sociological Review 67(2). 2002.
  • Confort, J. Key Words in Business. Harper Collins Publishers.
  • Demerath, Loren. "Epistemological culture theory: a micro theory of the origin and maintenance of culture" Sociological Theory 20(2). 2002.
  • Eastwood, John. Oxford practice grammar : with answers. Oxford : Oxford university press, 1999. ISBN 0-19-431369-7.
  • Ferguson, Rober A. "The Commonalities of Common Sense" The William and Mary Quarterly, 57(3). 2000.
  • Johnson, James. "Why respect culture?" American Journal of Political Science 44(3). 2000.
  • Kaarsholm, Preben; James, Deborah. "Popular Culture and democracy in some Southern contexts: An introduction" Journal of Southern African Studies 26(2). 2000.
  • Waite, Linda J. "The Family as Social Organization: Key Ideas for the Twenty-First Century" Contemporary Sociology. 29(3). 2000.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts Foreign Languages for Business (16-1,2) Philological sciences 3 Winter
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts Foreign Languages for Business (13-4) Philological sciences 3 Winter
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts Foreign Languages for Business (17-1) Philological sciences 3 Winter
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts Foreign Languages for Business (16-1,2) Philological sciences 3 Winter
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts Foreign Languages for Business (16-2) Philological sciences 3 Winter
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts Foreign Languages for Business (13-3) Philological sciences 3 Winter
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts Foreign Languages for Business (15-3) Philological sciences 3 Winter
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts Foreign Languages for Business (13-4) Philological sciences 3 Winter
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts Foreign Languages for Business (13-3) Philological sciences 3 Winter
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts Foreign Languages for Business (13-4) Philological sciences 3 Winter