Courses

I have a varied teaching history with topics ranging from public speaking skills to intercultural communication competence to technologically mediated communication to methodological issues. Below I have collected examples of course titles I have taught at the university level. The list is not complete, I have for example taught research method in Finnish as well as in English, but the rough categories presented below and the example-titles should provide a well-rounded view into the topics that I typically deal with in my teachings. Sometimes it is also nice to go beyond one’s own comfort zone, as I have done with visits outside the academia, or into different disciplines.

Speech Communication

  • Esiintyminen ja vaikuttaminen
  • Vuorovaikutuksen dynamiikka

Intercultural Communication

  • Introduction to Intercultural Communication
  • Basic Concepts in Intercultural Communication
  • Intercultural Communication Competence
  • Theorizing Intercultural Communication
  • Communication and Media in a Multicultural World
  • Intercultural Communication Skills (practices, excercices, game-like approaches to teaching ICC)

Methods, research process

  • Introduction to Research Methods
  • Advanced Research Methodology
  • Qualitative Research Methods
  • Virtual Ethnography
  • Research seminars in Speech Communication and Intercultural Communication (organizers of Bachelor’s, Master’s as well as Doctoral seminars)

New communication technologies

  • Communication in Global Virtual Teams
  • Advanced Topics in Social Media
  • Technologically Mediated Communication
  • Game Studies (also in Finnish – Pelin lumo) (visiting teacher)
  • WWW-sisällöntuotanto (visiting teacher)
  • Viestintäteknologian interaktiivisuus (Interativity in Technologically Mediated Communication)

Project work, working life

  • Työelämän projektiopinnot (Working Life Projects -collaboration with companies)
  • Näkökulmia johtamiseen
  • Johtamisen haasteet
  • Projektin- ja taloudenhallinta
  • Tutkimusyrittäjyys
  • Oman osaamisen tuotteistaminen
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