After completing the course the student is able to analyze their own intercultural experiences and act reflectively based on the insights gained, for the purposes of working efficiently in a multicultural world.
They can critically review and question their basic notions, practices, attitudes and values when working with individuals from different cultural backgrounds.
They have gained experiences to collaborate in multicultural virtual groups in order to enhance problem solving skills and achieve a common shared goal. The student is able to recognize and further develop their 21st century skills through reflection to encounter and deal with multicultural issues in working and learning environments.
New skills for the 21st century working life
Teaching will take place through case studies.
Anyone interested in the subject.
Grading scale: 0-5
The students will have an active role in the course, and they will work both independently and in groups. Groups will be formed during the first few weeks of the course and the same groups will work together throughout the course. Each theme will comprise its own specific case study and questions. After working with each theme, the students will reflect on the case studies as a whole and their own work by using self- and peer assessment.
The course will use a LMS as a workspace for the course, and also virtual connection for real-time discussions at the beginning and the end of the course.
Course implementation is 100% online.
Learning material and additional links are placed in Itslearning learning environment.
5 credits course requires approximately 135 hours of work.
Digital learning environment in Centria and for this course is itslearning. The student needs a computer and working internet access.