On successful completion of the course, students will:
have knowledge of different communication perspectives and modes of communication
know the basic pedagogic and didactic concepts
be able to make use of various communication- and motivation techniques facing different groups
be able to reflect upon his/her own professional communication
be able to reflect upon ethical challenges in communication
be able to plan, carry out and evaluate health related teaching with the use of didactic methods
• Communication theory and communication techniques
• Motivation and coping
• Health communication in various media
• Ethics and communication
• Pedagogical foundation and learning theories
Literature study, lectures, supervision and group work.
Attendance is compulsory for parts of the course -see the semester plan for more details.
Estimated student workload is about 270 hours.
Approved group assignment with oral presentation
Attendance requirements must be met
For more details see the semester plan.
Assessment methods and criteria
A graded individual oral examination.
The study programme manager, in consultation with the student representative, decides the method of evaluation and whether the courses will have a midterm- or end of term evaluation, see also the Quality System, section 4.1. Information about evaluation method for the course will be posted on Canvas.