ELCB102 Увод в комуникациите


The course aims to establish basics skills and knowledge about the broad topic of communication. Through the course students will be introduced to basic theories in communication, will be trained in the language of nonverbal communication, will be trained in media influence theories and how to detect fake news and fight with disinformation and misinformation. In line with new communication environment the communication in social media will be discussed. 

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Английски език и професионална комуникация (Съвместна програма с университета Йорк)


проф. Десислава Бошнакова  д-р

Описание на курса:


Upon completion of the course, students will know:

What is communication and why is so important to master the art of communication

Which are the main theories in communication

How to check news, detect disinformation and misinformation

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

Communicate more effectively

understand and use body language in communication

Detect and protect from fake news, disinformation and misinformation
Предварителни изисквания:
- none

Форми на провеждане:

Учебни форми:

Език, на който се води курса:

Теми, които се разглеждат в курса:

  1. Definition of communication and the role of communication in today's world
  2. Cases studies of good and bad examples in communication
  3. Theories of communication
  4. Application of theories of communication in today's world
  5. What is news and how events became news
  6. Media and their role in communication
  7. Body language and its role in communication
  8. Communication without words - how to improve our body language skills
  9. Effects of Social Media on Communication Skills
  10. Does social media improve or impede communication?
  11. Misinformation, Disinformation, and Fake News: What's the difference?
  12. How to Sort Fact from Fiction
  13. The role of communication in intrapersonal, interpersonal and group/team interaction
  14. Understanding intercultural communication
  15. The impact of cultural and social discourse on the individual

Литература по темите:

Adler, R. B., Rodman, G. & Du Pre, A. (2016). Understanding Human Communication (13th ed.). New York: Oxford University Press.

Turner, Lynn H., West Richard (2018) An Introduction to Communication, CamBridge: Cambridge University Press.

Jandt, Fred E., An Introduction to Intercultural Communication: Identities in a Global Community, New York: SAGE Publications (10th ed.)