IND300 Experts in Teamwork
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Course responsible: Tor Kristian Stevik
ECTS credits: 5
Faculty: Department of Mathematical Sciences and Technology
Teaching language: NO
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This course starts unknown. This course has teaching/evaluation in January block, .
Course frequency: Annually
First time: Study year 2013-2014
The course is primarily a groupproject with supervision, where students will work with a multidisciplinary issue. Relevant issues in the course is taken from society and working life. In addition to the workshops there will be 3-4 lectures on the topic of cooperative skills. An important part of the groupwork is to optain an awareness in relation to orientation, assessment, overall, and cooperation phase, where emphases will be put on communication, problem solving, decision making and conflict management. Students will through this groupwork get training in listening, asking questions, talking about unpleasant topics, personal conflicts, professional disagreement, giving and receiving feedback, and training to improve response patterns. Collaboration competence will be developed through joint reflection on the group cooperation, and by giving each other constructive feedback.
Students will after completing the course have knowledge about communication and cooperation forms that enables them to work with interdisciplinary issues. This means that they can convey their own competence in interdisciplinary cooperation, as well as applying their own and others' expertise to find the best overall solution for the project. Furthermore, they should be able to analyze and reflect on their own and others' role and contribution in the project and apply the basic concepts and methods from relevant disciplines.
Learning shape the course is based on experience. The specific situations that arise in the project helps the students optain better cooperation expertise. Common reflection and review of the group's own patterns of behavior, demeanor and language forms the basis for learning.
Each student will complete a DISK test during the first or second day of class. Each group should have two oral presentations of the project, as well as an evaluation of the group cooperation. Each student must submit a personal log.
Students must submit a final report in three parts. The first part includes the results of the project work, the second part includes a description of how the cooperation in the group has worked and what has been learned and the third part is a personal log. Part one counts 50% and part two counts 50%.
Expected workload for 5 credits is 150 hours.
Minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway (generell studiekompetanse)
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The students have to attend class every day from 08.15 to 15.00
External examiners participate with internal examiner in the design of examination papers.
Examination details: Term paper: A - E / Ikke bestått