Interpersonal communication

Course Code :1100PSWVNV
Study domain:Communication Studies
Academic year:2019-2020
Semester:2nd semester
Contact hours:45
Study load (hours):168
Contract restrictions: No contract restriction
Language of instruction:English
Exam period:exam in the 2nd semester
Lecturer(s)Gaëlle Ouvrein

3. Course contents *

Preliminary program (can be subject to change):

Lecture 1 (11/2): Introduction to the course

Lecture 2 (18/2): Non-verbal communication & focus on emotions

Lecture 3 (25/2): Catching a liar

Lecture 4 (4/3): Empathy & support

Lecture 5 (11/3): Friendship

Lecture 6 (18/3): Romantic relationships, guest lectures by Lara Hallam on “mating & dating” & by Dr. Joris Van Ouytsel on sexting

Lecture 7 (25/3): Aggression

Lecture 8 (1/4): Applied neuroscience perspective on interpersonal communication,  guest lecture by Prof. Dr. Steven Poelmans (Antwerp Management School)

Lecture 9 (29/4): Gossip, guest lecture by Konrad Rudnicki

Lecture 10 (6/5): Interpersonal communication in organizations

Lecture 11 (13/5): Interpersonal communication in marketing, guest lecture by Evert Van den Broeck (Wunderman)

Lecture 12: (20/5): Potential make-up class, exam tips, handling questions