Intercultural Encounters (Come to Munich - Be at Home!) (Workshop)

Lecturer (assistant)
  • Maria Prahl
  • Eliza Skowron
Duration1.5 SWS
TermWintersemester 2021/22
Language of instructionEnglish
Position within curriculaSee TUMonline

Dates

Admission information

See TUMonline
Note: For registration you have to be identified in TUMonline as a student. Note: Registration until 20.10.2021 on https://www.studentenwerk-muenchen.de/en/international/come-to-munich-be-at-home/registration/

Objectives

After attending, students are able to - reflect on own and foreign cultural standards - recognize the dangers of stereotyping in an intercultural context - deal more competently with cultural differences and possible conflict situations

Description

+++ Workshop will be held online. Events if possible live. More information here: www.come-to-munich-be-at-home.de +++ Here you can develop your intercultural competence through workshops and joint activities in a practical, hands-on manner, gaining soft skills through learning by doing. International teams of trainers will help guide participants in actively becoming sensitive to other cultures and in reflecting on their own values. The event will also help international and local students get to know each other better, including opportunities to deepen contact through cultural and sport activities accompanying the program (language of communication: English). Participation in four workshops sessions and three events of the accompanying program is compulsory. In an ungraded group presentation, one's own and foreign cultural standards are reflected and exchanged with the other participants. The exam is provided in the form of a learning diary (3-5 pages) to document learning progress in terms of intercultural competences. Registration until 20.10.2021 on https://www.studentenwerk-muenchen.de/en/international/come-to-munich-be-at-home/registration/

Prerequisites

None

Teaching and learning methods

A methodical variety of interactive tasks (eg work on case studies, simulations, group work) and short presentations is used. For the online sessions you need: - steady internet connection - Camera, microphone - Computer/ Notebook - Zoom application - The willingness to use the online tool "www.scrumblr.ca" and the use of "gotomeeting.com"

Examination

Active participation in all four workshop sessions and three events is obligatory, ungraded presentation, learning diary (3-5 pages). This course is assigned to the following modules: CLA20424 Intercultural encounters (2 credits) Please note that you can only contribute each module once in your studies

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