No upcoming implementations. See the syllabus for more information.
Learning outcomes of the course
After completing this course, you will have increased your cultural awareness and improved your language and communication skills.
You will become more aware of intercultural differences. You will gain communication skills that help you interact in multicultural environments.
In this course two students from different cultural and language backgrounds teach each other their respective language and culture through informal meetings in which each of them acts in both the role of the teacher and the learner. The course content is greatly dependent on the decisions of the participants. It can be an introduction to a new language and its respective culture or an intensive brush-up course for a previously learned language or anything in between, depending on your needs. In the beginning of the course you will make a preliminary plan for your studies. At the end of the course you will write a final report on your learning outcomes.
Learning materials and recommended literature
The course material depends on the course content and is to be agreed by the participants themselves.
Assessment criteria, passed/failed
You are able to set learning objectives and work determined to achieve them. You analyze how well you have met your own objectives during the course. You are able to evaluate your role as a learner and as a teacher in the learning process. You reflect on your learning outcomes in a comprehensive way. The grading is based on the final report.
Your performance does not meet the criteria for passing the course.