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Course syllabus MV1303 - Theoretical Aspects of Communication (FP - SS 2019/2020)

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Pan-european University
Faculty of Law
Course unit code:
Course unit title:
Theoretical Aspects of Communication
Planned learning activities and teaching methods:
lecture12 hours per semester of study (on-site method)
2 hours weekly (on-site method)

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Assessment methods:
Active participation, written and verbal expression, written exam.
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
To acquaint students with the theoretical basis of the communication process. To provide the students with the necessary knowledge of the systemic nature of social communication and its practical use in social life. To acquaint students with the basic forms of verbal communication and with the basic manifestations of non-verbal communication. To teach students how to improve the formulation of questions and conduct conversations in formal and informal communication. To lead students to understand the nature of aggressive, assertive and empathic communication. To acquaint students with communication that is socially desirable in an integrated Europe and corresponds to the nature of a particular culture.
Course contents:
Introduction to the study. Basis of social communication theory.
Characteristics and structure of interpersonal communication.
Selected types of verbal communication.
Identification of nonverbal communication.
Formulating questions and conducting an interview.
Principles of effective listening
Aggressive, assertive and empathic communication
Recommended or required reading:
DEVITO, J. Základy medzilidské komunikace. Praha: Grada Publishing, 2008. 512 p. ISBN 978-80-247-2018-0.
DEVITO, J. Základy medzilidské komunikace. Praha: Grada Publishing, 2008. 512 p. ISBN 978-80-247-2018-0.

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Courses evaluation:
Assessed students in total: 21

61,9 %
9,5 %
9,5 %
0 %14,3 %
4,8 %
Name of lecturer(s):
Mgr. Andrea Demovičová, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
PaedDr. Zuzana Kurucová, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, person responsible for course)
Last modification:
8. 9. 2020

Last modification made by Mgr. Lenka Sekretárová on 09/08/2020.

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