The course material is provided in Optima.
Self-regulated learning, information seach, application of culture theories, reflection of ones's own cultural experiences and background, self-reflection, experience sharing
At the end of the course, the course instructor will assess the returned assignments on a scale: pass/ fail.
03.02.2020 - 30.04.2020
16 - 40
Yhteiset palvelut (not translated)
Student places are divided between Turku University of Applied Sciences and other Universities of Applied Sciences, so that 50% of the students are accepted from Turku University of Applied Sciences and 50% of the students are accepted from other Universities of Applied Sciences (e.g. a total of 40 places in the course; 20 students from TUAS, 20 from other UAS). If any course places become available after the enrolment period, the students may also be accepted from the waiting list.
Ammattikorkeakoulun yhteiset vapaasti valittavat opinnot
Instructed independent work, reflection of one's own cultural experiences and background, self-assessment
The course is divided in four different modules
•Make yourself a study schedule. The course equals approximately 80 hours of student work.
•You can complete the course at your own pace, so that all assignments are completed By the end of the course
•No feedback is given. At the end of the course, the course instructor checks that all assignments are completed according to the given criteria. There is no teacher in the course.
•Criteria andfurther instructions are provided in Optima.
•The course is implemented in English.
After the course, the student has knowledge on the target country, its society, customs and working life methods. The student understands the characteristics of the target country culture and recognises the factors which affect the intercultural communication.
The student can adjust his/her communication according to the target country culture.
The following themes will be covered in the course during 3.2.-30.4.2020:
•cultural awareness (for instance basing on different theories)
•customs during free time and in work.
All course assignments need to be completed according to instructions and returned by the given deadline.