Oral and Written Communication, 6 credits (TGTU91)

Retorik i teori och praktik, 6 hp

Main field of study

No main field of study

Level

First cycle

Course type

Programme course

Examiner

Birgitte Saxtrup

Director of studies or equivalent

Maria Eidenskog
Course offered for Semester Period Timetable module Language Campus VOF
6CDDD Computer Science and Engineering, M Sc in Engineering 7 (Autumn 2017) 1 2 Swedish Linköping v
6CEMM Energy-Environment-Management 7 (Autumn 2017) 1 2 Swedish Linköping v
6CITE Information Technology, M Sc in Engineering 7 (Autumn 2017) 1 2 Swedish Linköping v
6CKEB Chemical Biology, M Sc in Engineering (Protein Science and Technology) 7 (Autumn 2017) 1 2 Swedish Linköping v
6CKEB Chemical Biology, M Sc in Engineering (Industrial Biotechnology and Production) 7 (Autumn 2017) 1 2 Swedish Linköping v
6CMJU Computer Science and Software Engineering, M Sc in Engineering 7 (Autumn 2017) 1 2 Swedish Linköping v
6CTBI Engineering Biology, M Sc in Engineering (Devices and Materials in Biomedicine) 7 (Autumn 2017) 1 2 Swedish Linköping v
6CTBI Engineering Biology, M Sc in Engineering (Industrial biotechnology and production) 7 (Autumn 2017) 1 2 Swedish Linköping v
6CIEI Industrial Engineering and Management - International, M Sc in Engineering 8 (Spring 2017) 1 2 Swedish Linköping v
6CIEI Industrial Engineering and Management - International, M Sc in Engineering 8 (Spring 2017) 1 2 Swedish Linköping v
6CIEI Industrial Engineering and Management - International, M Sc in Engineering 8 (Spring 2017) 1 2 Swedish Linköping v
6CIEI Industrial Engineering and Management - International, M Sc in Engineering 8 (Spring 2017) 1 2 Swedish Linköping v
6CIEI Industrial Engineering and Management - International, M Sc in Engineering 8 (Spring 2017) 1 2 Swedish Linköping v
6CIII Industrial Engineering and Management, M Sc in Engineering 8 (Spring 2017) 1 2 Swedish Linköping v
6CMMM Mechanical Engineering, M Sc in Engineering 8 (Spring 2017) 1 2 Swedish Linköping v
6CYYY Applied Physics and Electrical Engineering, M Sc in Engineering 8 (Spring 2017) 1 2 Swedish Linköping v
6CYYI Applied Physics and Electrical Engineering - International, M Sc in Engineering 8 (Spring 2017) 1 2 Swedish Linköping v
6CYYI Applied Physics and Electrical Engineering - International, M Sc in Engineering 8 (Spring 2017) 1 2 Swedish Linköping v
6CYYI Applied Physics and Electrical Engineering - International, M Sc in Engineering 8 (Spring 2017) 1 2 Swedish Linköping v
6CYYI Applied Physics and Electrical Engineering - International, M Sc in Engineering 8 (Spring 2017) 1 2 Swedish Linköping v
6CYYI Applied Physics and Electrical Engineering - International, M Sc in Engineering 8 (Spring 2017) 1 2 Swedish Linköping v
6IKEA Chemical Analysis Engineering, B Sc in Engineering 4 (Spring 2017) 1 2 Swedish Linköping v

Main field of study

No main field of study

Course level

First cycle

Advancement level

G1X

Course offered for

  • Computer Science and Engineering, M Sc in Engineering
  • Energy-Environment-Management
  • Information Technology, M Sc in Engineering
  • Chemical Biology, M Sc in Engineering
  • Computer Science and Software Engineering, M Sc in Engineering
  • Engineering Biology, M Sc in Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering and Management - International, M Sc in Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering and Management, M Sc in Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering, M Sc in Engineering
  • Applied Physics and Electrical Engineering, M Sc in Engineering
  • Applied Physics and Electrical Engineering - International, M Sc in Engineering
  • Chemical Analysis Engineering, B Sc in Engineering

Entry requirements

Note: Admission requirements for non-programme students usually also include admission requirements for the programme and threshold requirements for progression within the programme, or corresponding.

Prerequisites

University studies corresponding to 60 credits / one year full time studies.

Intended learning outcomes

The aim with the course is that the students shall

  • Explain the foundations of rhetoric
  • Explain formalities for different genres of communication
  • Communicate according to given conditions
  • Analyse and evaluate both oral and written communication and to be an opponent
  • Structure and present information

As part of this the student has to know how to

  • Illustrate various aspects of linguistic theory on the student's own communication
  • Argue both in oral and written form
  • Carry out information both in oral and written form
  • Analyse texts and presentations of other students
  • Reflect over his/her own progress

 

Course content

Examples of subjects in the lecture series: - Rhetoric - Genres and linguistic correctness.
Written presentation: Different kinds of text (arguing texts, job applications and CVs).
Oral presentation: Various types of presentation (both prepared and unprepared).

Teaching and working methods

The course consists of a series of lectures, and two series of seminars, written and oral presentation. The course is given twice a year.

Examination

UPG1Successful completion of oral assignmentsU, G3 credits
UPG2Successful completion of written assignmentsU, G3 credits
Grades are given as ‘Pass’ or ‘Fail’.

Grades

Two-grade scale, U, G

Department

Institutionen för Tema

Director of Studies or equivalent

Maria Eidenskog

Examiner

Birgitte Saxtrup

Course website and other links

Education components

Preliminary scheduled hours: 36 h
Recommended self-study hours: 124 h

Course literature

Additional literature

Books
(2008) Svenska skrivregler

Additional literature

Books

(2008) Svenska skrivregler
UPG1 Successful completion of oral assignments U, G 3 credits
UPG2 Successful completion of written assignments U, G 3 credits
Grades are given as ‘Pass’ or ‘Fail’.

Regulations (apply to LiU in its entirety)

The university is a government agency whose operations are regulated by legislation and ordinances, which include the Higher Education Act and the Higher Education Ordinance. In addition to legislation and ordinances, operations are subject to several policy documents. The Linköping University rule book collects currently valid decisions of a regulatory nature taken by the university board, the vice-chancellor and faculty/department boards.

LiU’s rule book for education at first-cycle and second-cycle levels is available at http://styrdokument.liu.se/Regelsamling/Innehall/Utbildning_pa_grund-_och_avancerad_niva. 

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