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  • fashion design

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    This course is integrated with one of your Fashion Design major courses (Clothing and Textile Design).
    We meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays: 18.04 first lesson.
    Room HILTI - U121b
    Time 13.15
    Instructor: Malachy Halpin
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    Learning Outcomes:     

    Upon completion of this course, the students will be able to

    - Recognize the strategies and elements that enhance clarity and audience-friendliness in both oral and written communication
    - Apply these strategies and elements in oral presentations and writing related to their field of study
    - Distinguish between formal and informal styles of communication

    This course introduces written and oral communication principles and strategies that are applicable to professional and academic purposes and is at the same time integrated with a content course. Written tasks and oral tasks will support the content course and be largely determined by its requirements. Throughout this course, students work individually and/or in small groups to develop their presentation and writing skills. Moreover, students give and receive constructive feedback on their work and revise it accordingly.

    Working Life Skills: Varies according to each integration project.
    Assessment Methods and Criteria:    

    - Preparatory assignments 40%

    - Written assignment(s) 30%

    - Oral assignment(s) 30% (Videoed)
    Workload: 81 h (Small group instruction 24 - 36 h + independent work 45 - 57 h)
    Study Material: Provided by the teacher
    CEFR level: B2
    Grading Scale: 0-5

    Language of instruction and studies: English
    Further Information: At 3-credits, this course fulfills the university regulations on foreign language studies for oral and written skills. As the tasks of this language course are largely determined by each integration, please see the specific group syllabus for the course assignments, grading, and attendance policy.