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General information:
Name:
Public communication
Course of study:
2013/2014
Code:
RMS-2-214-MD-s
Faculty of:
Mechanical Engineering and Robotics
Study level:
Second-cycle studies
Specialty:
Mechatronic Design
Field of study:
Mechatronics with English as instruction languagege
Semester:
2
Profile of education:
Academic (A)
Lecture language:
English
Form and type of study:
Full-time studies
Course homepage:
 
Responsible teacher:
dr Rudnicki Seweryn (sew.rudnicki@gmail.com)
Academic teachers:
dr Rudnicki Seweryn (sew.rudnicki@gmail.com)
Module summary

Description of learning outcomes for module
MLO code Student after module completion has the knowledge/ knows how to/is able to Connections with FLO Method of learning outcomes verification (form of completion)
Social competence
M_K001 Understands his/her role in a group and is reponsible for effects of group work.
Skills
M_U001 Perfoms well in group work.
M_U002 Has group communication skills.
M_U003 Can prepare and conduct public presentations.
FLO matrix in relation to forms of classes
MLO code Student after module completion has the knowledge/ knows how to/is able to Form of classes
Lecture
Audit. classes
Lab. classes
Project classes
Conv. seminar
Seminar classes
Pract. classes
Others
Zaj. terenowe
Zaj. warsztatowe
E-learning
Social competence
M_K001 Understands his/her role in a group and is reponsible for effects of group work. - - + - - - - - - - -
Skills
M_U001 Perfoms well in group work. - - + - - - - - - - -
M_U002 Has group communication skills. - - + - - - - - - - -
M_U003 Can prepare and conduct public presentations. - - + - - - - - - - -
Module content
Laboratory classes:

1-4. Introduction. Group contract. Introduction to interpersonal communication.
5-8. Effective communication. Non-verbal aspects of communication.
9-12. Barriers to communication. Succesful listening. Paraphrasing and feedback. Eliminating jargon.
13-16. Assertive communication.
17-20. Public presentation – how to become a successful speaker?
21-29. Public presentation – students presentations.
30. Summary of classes.

Student workload (ECTS credits balance)
Student activity form Student workload
Summary student workload 60 h
Module ECTS credits 2 ECTS
Examination or Final test 30 h
Participation in lectures 30 h
Additional information
Method of calculating the final grade:

Final grade is an arithmetic mean of grade for presentation and grade for overall participation in excercises.

Prerequisites and additional requirements:

none

Recommended literature and teaching resources:

Blundel R. (2004). Effective organisational communication. Perspectives, principles and practices. Prentice Hall.
Chivers B., Shoolbred M. (2007). A Student’s Guide to Presentations: Making your Presentation Count. Sage Publications.
Cleary S. (2004). The Communication Handbook: A Student Guide to Effective Communication. Juta Academic.
Covey S. (2004). Seven habits of highely effective people. Free Press.
Pratkanis A., Aronson E. (2001). Age of Propaganda: The Everyday Use and Abuse of Persuasion. Holt Paperbacks.

Scientific publications of module course instructors related to the topic of the module:

Additional scientific publications not specified

Additional information:

none