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XPUH0021 Academic Speech Communication, 2 ECTS cr. 
Code XPUH0021  Validity 01.01.1950 -
Name Academic Speech Communication  Abbreviation Academic Speech 
Credits2 ECTS cr.  Date of expiry  
TypeLanguage studies Subject0050 Communication 
ClassCourse  Hours  
Study right   GradingPass, Fail, Grades 1-5 
Recommended timing 
   
Organisation Language Centre 

Description
Aim 

The course provides the students with an opportunity to
1) recognize the importance of communicative competence as part of their expertise
2) learn basic skills in self-reflection, giving and receiving feedback
3) develop their skills in academic speech communication.

Upon successful completion of the course the students should be able to
1) understand the importance of specifying audience and purpose and to make conscious decisions about communication strategies
2) construct and deliver a presentation
3) demonstrate and employ appropriate listening skills in different contexts
4) give and receive feedback
5) develop strategies for building communicative competence
6) recognize various perspectives of ethical communication.

 
Contents 

Practical exercises in a variety of communicative contexts.

 
Previous studies 

Upper secondary school or equivalent.

 
Methods 

Lectures, discussions, and practical exercises. 24 hours of exercises.

 
Requirements 

Active participation in class, completion of given assignments.

 
Supplementary Literature 

The literature will be determined by the lecturer.

 
Evaluation 

Pass/fail, based on participation and course assignments.

 
Timing 

Autumn term

 
Target Group 

International degree students.

 
Tutor 

Pia Eriksson
Ville Jakkula

 
Language of instruction 

English

 
Compulsory 

Optional

 


Current and upcoming courses
Functions Name Type ECTS cr. Teacher Schedule
Finished Academic Speech Communication  Group Exercise  Pia Eriksson,
Ville Jakkula 
16.09.19mon 09.00-12.00
27.09.19fri 09.00-12.00
30.09.19mon 09.00-12.00
02.10.19wed 09.00-12.00
04.10.19fri 09.00-12.00
07.10.19mon 09.00-12.00
09.10.19wed 09.00-12.00

Upcoming exams
No exams.