120.395 (19S) Diversity competence in a globalised world

Sommersemester 2019

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Erster Termin der LV
10.05.2019 09:00 - 13:00 , V.1.34
Nächster Termin:
14.06.2019 09:00 - 17:00 , V.1.01

Überblick

Lehrende/r
LV-Titel englisch
Diversity competence in a globalised world
LV-Art
Seminar (prüfungsimmanente LV )
Semesterstunde/n
2.0
ECTS-Anrechungspunkte
4.0
Anmeldungen
9 (30 max.)
Organisationseinheit
Unterrichtssprache
Englisch
LV-Beginn
10.05.2019
eLearning
zum Moodle-Kurs

LV-Beschreibung

Intendierte Lernergebnisse

Objectives of the course

After successfully accomplishing the course, the participants are able 

  • to reflect on their own cultural background of values, norms, beliefs and customs
  • to mention and critically discuss central concepts of diversity competence, culture, multiculturality, interculturality, (super)diversity, inclusion, ethics and power in a globalised world.
  • to apply diversity competence in their own practical life and work.
  • to work in international teams
  • to deal with conflicting values and norms
  • to apply the TOPOI-model in diverse interactions and conversations

Lehrmethodik

Language of the course

The teaching language in this course is English. Participants should have a sufficient  mastery of English: they should be able to understand and speak everyday English and be able to express their thoughts and ideas.  Most important in the communication during the course is the understanding of each other; not a perfect pronunciation or a perfect use of grammar. In the course we  will support each other in expressing our ideas, which is an important aspect of diversity competence.  So this course is a good opportunity to overcome one's possible anxiety to communicate in English and it is a save and supporting opportunity to practice and develop one's mastery of the English.

 Methods of teaching

Theoretical Inputs, literature of central texts, analysis of international case studies, research of materials, research and performing a presentation of a self-chosen diversity competence-issue, individual and group assignments: reflection, discussion;roleplays, simulation games.

Inhalt/e

Short description of the content of the course

Diversity competence is a crucial part of global citizenship. It empowers to relate to people from different nationalities, ethnicities and religions in a respectful way and to live, study and work in an international context. These days, people are in permanent contact with (cultural) differences, with ‚strangeness ‘, with the unknown. Therefore, it is important that people can get along as global citizens in a superdiverse world. 

In this course different concepts of intercultural competence, diversity competence, intercultural communication and (super)diversity are introduced and discussed, as well as own international experiences from the practice will be reflected.

Fundamental questions will be discussed like: What assumptions and paradigms are underlying the concepts of culture, interculturality, (super-)diversity, inclusion, globalisation, and ethics and power in a globalised world? What is the aim and content of diversity competence? How to develop diversity competence?

Literatur

Literature

  • Hoffman E. & Verdooren A. (2018). Diversity Competence. Cultures don’t meet people do.Bussum: Coutinho. 
  • Hoffman E. (2015). Interkulturelle Gesprächsführung. Theorie und Praxis des TOPOI-Modells. Wiesbaden: Springer.
  • Deardorff, D. (Ed.) (2009). The handbook of intercultural competence. London: Sage.
  • Rathje. S. (2007). Intercultural competence: The status and future of a controversial Concept.  Language and Intercultural Communication, 7:4, 254-266, DOI: 10.2167/laic285.0https://doi.org/10.2167/laic285.0
  • Scollon, R., Wong Scollon, S. & Jones, R.H. (2012). Intercultural communication: A discourse approach.Chichester: John Wiley & Sons Ltd.
  • Vertovec, S. (2007). Super-diversity and its implications. Ethnic and racial studies. 29(6). 1024-1054.

Prüfungsinformationen

Prüfungsmethode/n

Criteria for the examination

The criteria for the examination are:

  • a paper about an own chosen diversity-issue (80%)
  • a research and short presentation on an own chosen diversity competence-issue (20%)

Prüfungsinhalt/e

Content of the examination is the theoretical input that is given in the course and the research and presentation of an own chosen diversity competence-issue.

Beurteilungskriterien/-maßstäbe

Requirements for successful completion of the course

  • Attending the whole course (90%) 
  • Active participation and interaction during the course
  • Reading of main texts
  • a paper about an own chosen diversity-issue
  • Research and presentation of an own-chosen diversity competence-issue

Beurteilungsschema

Note/Grade Benotungsschema

Position im Curriculum

  • Besonderer Studienbereich Besonderer Studienbereich Friedensstudien (SKZ: 900, Version: 05S)
    • Fach: Erweiterungsbereich (Freifach)
      • Weitere anrechnungsfähige LVs aus anderen Studienplänen ( 0.0h / 0.0 ECTS)
        • 120.395 Diversity competence in a globalised world (2.0h SE / 4.0 ECTS)
  • Masterstudium Schulpädagogik (SKZ: 545, Version: 09W.3)
    • Fach: Gebundene Wahlfächer (Wahlfach)
      • Modul: Nachhaltige Entwicklung in einer sich globalisierenden Welt
        • Bildung, Arbeit und Globalisierung ( 2.0h XX / 4.0 ECTS)
          • 120.395 Diversity competence in a globalised world (2.0h SE / 4.0 ECTS)
  • Masterstudium Erwachsenen- und Berufsbildung (SKZ: 847, Version: 09W.3)
    • Fach: Gebundene Wahlfächer (Wahlfach)
      • Modul: Nachhaltige Entwicklung in einer sich globalisierenden Welt
        • Bildung, Arbeit und Globalisierung ( 2.0h XX / 4.0 ECTS)
          • 120.395 Diversity competence in a globalised world (2.0h SE / 4.0 ECTS)
            Absolvierung im 1., 2., 3. Semester empfohlen
  • Masterstudium Sozial- und Integrationspädagogik (SKZ: 846, Version: 09W.3)
    • Fach: Gebundene Wahlfächer (Wahlfach)
      • Modul: Nachhaltige Entwicklung in einer sich globalisierenden Welt
        • Bildung, Arbeit und Globalisierung ( 2.0h XX / 4.0 ECTS)
          • 120.395 Diversity competence in a globalised world (2.0h SE / 4.0 ECTS)
  • Masterstudium Psychologie (SKZ: 840, Version: 12W.4)
    • Fach: Vertiefung Pädagogische Psychologie (Wahlfach)
      • Vertiefung Pädagogische Psychologie ( 0.0h XX / 12.0 ECTS)
        • 120.395 Diversity competence in a globalised world (2.0h SE / 4.0 ECTS)

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