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202000267
Intro to communication science (T)
Course info
Course module202000267
Credits (ECTS)4
Course typeStudy Unit
Language of instructionEnglish
Contact persondr. M. Galetzka
E-mailm.galetzka@utwente.nl
Lecturer(s)
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Examiner
dr. M. Galetzka
Contactperson for the course
dr. M. Galetzka
Lecturer
dr. R.S. Jacobs
Lecturer
S.R. Jansma
Lecturer
prof.dr. M.D.T. de Jong
Academic year2021
Starting block
1A/  2A
Application procedureYou apply via OSIRIS Student
Registration using OSIRISYes
Aims
At the end of the course, students will be able to… (between brackets the number of the corresponding intended learning qualification of the programme):
  1. explain, describe, and apply the basic communication science theories and models (1.1);
  2. explain, describe, and apply theories and models regarding organization-related, technology-related, and design-related sub disciplines of communication science (1.2, 1.3, 1.4).
Content
This course develops the students’ knowledge and understanding of the basics of communication science related to the three main themes of the Bachelor program: Changing organizations, Digital society, and Persuasive tech. The core communication science theories will be discussed in this course, and students will study the role of communication in the context of global challenges. Specifically, this course covers theories of intercultural communication, organizational communication, and media and persuasive communication. The acquired theoretical knowledge and insights are applied in the Project course and tested through an individual written, open-ended exam (1T1).


This study unit is part of the module We connect society. Because the four study units, which are part of the module, are highly related to each other it is not possible to follow this study unit separately.
 
Module
Module 1
Participating study
Bachelor Communication Science
Required materials
Book
Dainton, M., & Zelley, E. D. (2019). Applying Communication Theory for Professional Life (4th Ed.). Sage Publications. Print ISBN: 9781506315478, 150631547X, eText ISBN: 9781506315485, 1506315488.
Recommended materials
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Instructional modes
Lecture
Presence dutyYes

Other
Presence dutyYes

Tests
1T1: Written exam with open questions

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