THEORIES OF PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION - 2017/8

Module code: LIN3002

Module provider

School of Literature and Languages

Module Leader

KRAWCZYK E Mrs (Eng & Lang)

Number of Credits

15

ECT Credits

7.5

Framework

FHEQ Level 6

JACs code

P900

Module cap (Maximum number of students)

N/A

Module Availability

Semester 2

Overall student workload

Independent Study Hours: 128

Seminar Hours: 24

Assessment pattern

Assessment type Unit of assessment Weighting
Oral exam or presentation COURSEWORK 1: PRESENTATION 40%
Coursework COURSEWORK 2: WRITTEN ASSIGNMENT (2500 WORDS) 60%

Alternative Assessment

N/A

Prerequisites / Co-requisites

Learning outcomes

Attributes Developed
Use terminology for the analysis of spoken and written professional communication genres KC
Explain how language in professional contexts is affected by institutional constraints, the genres in which it occurs as well as the transactional and the relational goals of speakers K
Recognize how various issues can influence professional communication in oral and written genres (identity, gender, intercultural cross-cultural contexts, computer-mediated settings) KC
Select appropriate research methods and apply them to spoken or written data from a professional communication context PT
Analyse spoken or written data from a professional communication context KT
Conduct research on an issue of professional communication with due consideration for ethical aspects PT
Communicate the results of professional communication research in writing and speaking PT
Reflect critically on instances on professional communication in a variety of settings CT

Attributes Developed

C - Cognitive/analytical

K - Subject knowledge

T - Transferable skills

P - Professional/Practical skills

Module content

Methods of Teaching / Learning

Assessment Strategy

Reading list

Reading list for THEORIES OF PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION : http://aspire.surrey.ac.uk/modules/lin3002

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