First cycle
degree courses
Second cycle
degree courses
Single cycle
degree courses
School of Economics and Political Science
SCIENCES OF SOCIAL WORK
Course unit
DYNAMICS IN COMMUNICATION
SFM0014269, A.A. 2017/18

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2017/18

Information on the course unit
Degree course Second cycle degree in
SCIENCES OF SOCIAL WORK
SF1738, Degree course structure A.Y. 2011/12, A.Y. 2017/18
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 6.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination DYNAMICS IN COMMUNICATION
Department of reference Department of Political Science, Law, and International Studies
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Italian
Branch PADOVA
Single Course unit The Course unit can be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit can be chosen as Optional Course unit

Lecturers
Teacher in charge ALESSIO SURIAN M-PSI/03

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Core courses M-PED/03 Special Didatics and Pedagogy 6.0

Mode of delivery (when and how)
Period First semester
Year 1st Year
Teaching method frontal

Organisation of didactics
Type of hours Credits Hours of
teaching
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Lecture 6.0 45 105.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 25/09/2017
End of activities 19/01/2018

Examination board
Examination board not defined

Syllabus
Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of general psychology and general sociology
Target skills and knowledge: Ability to communicate effectively with groups and individuals
Ability to create a climate conducive to learning
Ability to identify, pose and resolve problems in relation to group dynaics and communication
Ability to work in a team
Interpersonal and interaction skills
Appreciation of and respect for diversity and multiculturality
Engage in critical dialogue
Examination methods: Written questionnaire, open, short questions
Assessment criteria: Knowledge of the course key topics
Ability to apply to social work contexts critical thinking skills based on the course key topics
Course unit contents: Group dynamics
Active listening
Meaning and communication
Intention and communication
Nonverbal communication
Discourse and conversation
Discommunication
Cross-cultural communication and intercultural competence
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Case studies
Group exercises, role-plays, simulations
Essays based on available literature
Field studies
Additional notes about suggested reading: Further papers and students' essays are shared through a Moodle on-line course
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • Sclavi Marianella, "Arte di ascoltare e mondi possibili". Milano: Bruno Mondadori, 2008. fino a pag. 115 Cerca nel catalogo
  • Anolli Luigi, "Fondamenti di psicologia della comunicazione". Milano: Franco Angeli, 2012. cap.1,3,4,5,6,7,8 Cerca nel catalogo