Information on individual educational components (ECTS-Course descriptions) per semester

Degree programme: Bachelor Social Work Fulltime
Type of degree: FH Bachelor´s Degree Programme
Full-time
Summer Semester 2022

Course unit title Work Field: Intercultural Relations
Course unit code 048512025102
Language of instruction German
Type of course unit (compulsory, optional) Compulsory
Semester when the course unit is delivered Summer Semester 2022
Teaching hours per week 2
Year of study 2022
Number of ECTS credits allocated First Cycle (Bachelor)
Number of ECTS credits allocated 2
Name of lecturer(s) Heinz ALLGÄUER-HACKL, Doris BÖHLER


Prerequisites and co-requisites

None


Course content

This course will cover the following topics:

  • causes and effects of migration to the countries of destination and countries of origin,
  • life realities of migrants and people with a migrational background
  • possibilities and problems of interculturality (intercultural learning, models of integration, etc.)
  • case work within the intercultural context

Learning outcomes

Stundents

  • understand and articulate fundamentals, structures and the theoretical background of the practice field
  • understand knowledge of social sciences and relate it to concepts of interaction in social work
  • reflect the actual situation with regard to literature
  • findings expand their basic knowledge and are able to discuss the main characteristics of intercultural and international social work
  • attain contact with local social NGO’s (practice field, community organizations, etc.) and are able to lead debates with them expand their competencies of analysis, reflection and cooperation through international exchange and networking

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Mixed methods


Assessment methods and criteria

Oral exam


Comment

Face-to-face instruction with mandatory attendance

 


Recommended or required reading

 Freise, Josef (2017): Kulturelle und religiöse Vielfalt nach Zuwanderung: theoretische Grundlagen - Handlungsansätze - Übungen zur Kultur- und Religionssensibilität. Schwalbach: Wochenschau Verlag.

Gharwal und Pantuček-Eisenbacher (2016): Worin besteht die Krise? Überlegungen zu den Herausforderungen für Gesellschaft und Soziale Arbeit in Österreich anlässlich der Fluchtbewegungen. (Standort Graz) soziales-kapital.at/index.php/sozialeskapital/article/viewFile/447/786.pdf

Harari, Yuval Noah (2019): 21 Lektionen für das 21. Jahrhundert, Kap. 9 Zuwanderung: Verlag C.H.Beck

Kruchem, Thomas (2017): Am Tropf von Big Food. Wie Lebensmittelkonzerne den Süden erobern und arme Menschen krank machen: transcript Verleg, Bielefeld.

Langbein, Kurt (2015): Landraub – Die globale Jagd nach Ackerland: Ecowin Verlag

Polat, Ayca; Lange, Mareike; Bieker, Rudolf (2017): Migration und Soziale Arbeit Wissen, Haltung, Handlung. Stuttgart: Kohlhammer Verlag.

Schmidinger, Thomas (2019): Die Welt hat uns vergessen – Der Genozid des „Islamischen Staates“ an den JesidInnen und die Folgen: mandelbaum verlag

Tesler, Dietmar (2016): Der Zaun. Wo Europa an seine Grenzen stößt. Styria premium.

Thiel, Fabian (4/2011): Land grabbing – und was dagegen zu tun ist; ZfSÖ Folge 168-169.


Mode of delivery (face-to-face, distance learning)

Face-to-face