Intercultural Dialogue and Youth Work in a Multicultural Environment
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Course code
TPN5532.HR
old course code
TPN5532
Course title in Estonian
Kultuuridevaheline dialoog ja noorsootöö mitmekultuurilises keskkonnas
Course title in English
Intercultural Dialogue and Youth Work in a Multicultural Environment
ECTS credits
4.0
Assessment form
Examination
lecturer of 2021/2022  Autumn semester
lecturer not assigned
lecturer of 2021/2022  Spring semester
lecturer not assigned
Course aims
- create opportunities for the formation of broad-based knowledge of various cultural spaces in the world, and for applying this knowledge in analyzing of specific problems;
- to give knowledge of multi-layered and multi-cultural, fast-changing world; - create preconditions for relations with representatives of different cultural spaces, to develop the ability to be culturally sensitive;
- to give an overview of basic areas of multicultural youth work to provide students with basic knowledge and skills needed for the youth work in multicultural environment
- develop knowledge and skills for using methods of multicultural youth work
Brief description of the course
During the course, students learn what the multi-cultural and rapidly changing world is about. In this world, one of the most important skills is how to change and evolve themselves, but still to stay recognizable as myself. Students learn cross-cultural peculiarities and nuances, how to note and use them in the youth work. The aim of the course is to give an introductory overview of youth work in multucultural environment paying particular attention to the following questions: what is multicultural environment, what kind of relations affect multicultural environment, what should be taken into account in the process of organizing multicultural youth work, how to ensure success of joint activities.
Learning outcomes in the course
Upon completing the course the student:
- has obtained the knowledge on multiplicity of cultures and know how to orientate in today's multicultural world;
- is familiar with the specificities of different cultures in the world, their
trends;
- has acknowledge the diversity of values;
- is able to use terminology and definitions needed for intercultural dialogue;
- has obtained knowledge and skills needed for the youth work in the multicultural environment;
- knows how to use the methods of multicultural youth work.
Teacher
Tanja Dibou
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