|Course title||Intercultural Psychology|
|Organizational form of instruction||Seminary|
|Level of course||Master|
|Year of study||2|
|Number of ECTS credits||2|
|Language of instruction||Czech|
|Status of course||Compulsory-optional|
|Form of instruction||Face-to-face|
|Work placements||This is not an internship|
|Recommended optional programme components||None|
1. Culture and adjustment in new culture, concepts (cultural and subcultural) of similarities and differences among people, East-West, individualism and collectivism 2. Identity and communication, cognition,Sapir-Whorf hypothesis 3. Culture and Self 4. Culture and emotions 5. Culture and social behavior 6. Culture and personality 7. Ethnic groups and minorities 8. Multicultural issues in schools (methods of multicultural education) and at work 9. Multicultural issues: personal vs. public life
|Learning activities and teaching methods|
|Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Work with text (with textbook, with book), Monitoring, Demonstration, Projection, Activating (simulations, games, drama)|
The aim of this seminar is to impart basic knowledge and basic skills regarding the issues of multiculturality. Emphasis will be placed on personal understanding and involvement. It is intended to improve intercultural communication skills through discussions, presentations about various cultures and subcultures, and some experiential exercises and it is expected to stimulate intercultural self-education.
The students are expected to acquire deeper understanding of situations and relations within the multicultural context. They will further improve their skills in relating to people from culturally different backgrounds: e.g., in their interpretation and approach to problem-solving in conflict situations, the feeling of commitment -along with the skills- to foster friendly multicultural environment.
|Assessment methods and criteria|
Student performance assessment
Active participation with frequent attendance, preparation of project and its presentation in class.
|Study plans that include the course|