|Status||Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice|
|Level and type||Post-graduate Studies, Academic|
|Field of study||Social Science|
|Academic staff||Airisa Šteinberga, Sandra Gudzuka|
|Credit points||2.0 (3.0 ECTS)|
Principal functions of communication. Process. Elements. Kinds of contacts.Communicative situation. Verbal and non-verbal communication. Pedagogical communication..
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
|Goal: improve communication competency and understanding of communication psychology aspects. Objectives: 1. Increase knowledge about the research results of communication psychology. 2. Develop ability to analyze problematic communication situations. 3. Develop effective cummunication skills.|
Understanding of psychology aspects of communicative process. Ability of orientation in different psychology theories and concepts. - Test. Exam
Analyzing problem situations in communication . - Case study. Participation in class activities. Test.
Applying alternative problem solutions in communication. - Case study. Unassisted assignment. Report on unassisted work. Test.
Use of social psychology methods to improve communication process. - Report on unassisted work (assignment). Test.
|Course prerequisites||No need for special preliminary knowledge, although knowledge in main categories of social science , may induce better understanding of communication psychology.|