Course syllabus IPS - Cross-cultural Psychology (FRDIS - WS 2013/2014)

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Course code: IPS
Course title in Czech:
Cross-cultural Psychology
Course title in English:
Cross-cultural Psychology
WS 2013/2014
Mode of completion and number of credits:
Exam (6 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes:
full-time, 2/1 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Level of course:
Course type:
Type of delivery:
Mode of delivery for our mobility students abroad:
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Language of instruction:
Course supervisor:
Course supervising department:
doc. PhDr. Mgr. Josef Smolík, Ph.D., MBA, LLM (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor, tutor)
Timetable in this semester:
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Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
The objective of the course is to introduce fundamental aspects of intercultural setting, to obtain basic knowledge on intercultural contexts and to understand relationships of globally connected world with specific national and cultural characteristics.
Course content:
Definition of cross-culture psychology (allowance 2/1)
2.Basic concepts of cross-cultural psychology (culture, acculturation etc.) (allowance 2/1)
3.Language and communication (allowance 2/1)
Dimensions of national cultures (individualism vs. collectivism atc.) (allowance 2/1)
Attitudes and prejudices (allowance 2/1)
6.Conflicts of cultures, international negotiations (allowance 2/1)
Differences of the national cultures (allowance 2/1)
Psychology of the Czech nation (allowance 2/1)
National and ethnic minorities in the Czech Republic (allowance 2/1)
Cross-cultural differences in behavior of minorities (allowance 2/1)
11.Foreign research and cross-cultural skills (allowance 2/1)
Methodology of cross-cultural psychology (allowance 2/1)
13.Methodology of cross-cultural psychology II (allowance 2/1)
Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching method
Daily attendance
28 h
14 h
public presentation (oral)
5 h
preparation for exam
54 h
preparation for regular assessment20 h
preparation of presentation
20 h
elaboration and execution of projects
15 h
writing of seminar paper
12 h
Total168 h
Assessment methods:
The subject will be terminated by a written examination (60%), subject to completion of the minimum participation in lectures (75%) and exercises (75%).
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement type
Daily attendance
0 %
Recomended reading and other learning resources:
HOFSTEDE, G. -- HOFSTEDE, G J. Kultury a organizace: software lidské mysli : spolupráce mezi kulturami a její důležitost pro přežití. Praha: Linde, 2007. 335 p. ISBN 978-80-86131-70-2.
KOLMAN, L. Komunikace mezi kulturami: psychologie interkulturních rozdílů. 1st ed. Praha: Credit, 2001. 188 p. ISBN 80-213-0735-8.
Interkulturní psychologie: [sociopsychologické zkoumání kultur, etnik, ras a národů]. 1st ed. Praha: Portál, 2004. 199 p. ISBN 80-7178-885-6.
HOFSTEDE, G. Culture's consequences: comparing values, behaviors, institutions, and organizations across nations. 2nd ed. Thousand Oaks, Calif.: Sage Publications, 596 p. ISBN 0-8039-7323-3.

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
Track GR Global Development, full-time form, initial period WS 2012/2013
Track PO Business, full-time form, initial period WS 2013/2014
Course listed in previous semesters:
WS 2020/2021, SS 2019/2020, WS 2019/2020, SS 2018/2019, WS 2018/2019, SS 2017/2018 (and older)
Teaching place:

Last modification made by Bc. Vít Karber on 07/30/2013.

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