Course: Theory of Communication

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Course title Theory of Communication
Course code KAN/ADISC
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminar
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech, English
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Klečková Gabriela, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Tollet Andrew, Bc. et Mgr. M.Litt.
Course content
Theories of interpersonal communication Theories of culture Theories of persuasion Theories of leadership Theories of group communication Theories of organizational communication Theories of mediated communication

Learning activities and teaching methods
Collaborative instruction, Cooperative instruction, Discussion, Students' portfolio, Task-based study method, Textual studies, Seminar
  • Undergraduate study programme term essay (20-40) - 20 hours per semester
  • Contact hours - 24 hours per semester
  • Presentation preparation (report in a foreign language) (10-15) - 10 hours per semester
professional knowledge
No particular prerequisites specified.
learning outcomes
Students can describe a few preferred communication theories explain basic issues of effective communication in various contexts discuss communication with reference to theoretical findings
teaching methods
Task-based study method
Textual studies
Collaborative instruction
Cooperative instruction
Students' portfolio
assessment methods
Seminar work
Individual presentation at a seminar
Continuous assessment
Recommended literature
  • Dainton, M., & Zelley, E. D. Applying Communication Theory for Professional Life: A Practical Introduction. . United Kingdom: Sage Publications. , 2005.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Education English Language in Education (1) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Winter