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mir110 - Introduction to Migration Studies (Course overview)
Institute of English and American Studies 8 KP
Module components Semester courses Sommersemester 2019 Examination
Notes for the module
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Capacity / number of participants 30
Time of examination
Module examination
1. Active participation – including readings as specified in the syllabus
2. Group presentation of your working group (max. 30 minutes, 50%)
3. Individual paper connected to the topic of your working group (1,000 words, plus title, bibliography and annexes, 50%)
Skills to be acquired in this module
LO1 to LO4• achieved an overview of migration processes and policies in the past and present and be able to
critically evaluate their structures, implications, and scenarios for the future, including categories
and approaches of migration research;
• acquired in-depth knowledge about theories on migration and inter/transcultural relations and
multiculturalism and the ability to autonomously contextualise terms and concepts in related fields;
• acquired knowledge about and experience with research methods, methodology and knowledge
production and be able to reflect their significance, unpredictability and interdependencies in
transcultural contexts;
• gathered competence to design a research agenda, to develop research projects and to conduct
them in a self-reflexive manner in a diverse team;
LO7• developed an understanding of theories, concepts and policies related to at least one of the
programme’s foci (i.e. gender, diversity and intersectionality; development, conflict and justice;
representation, power relations and knowledge production; education and citizenship) and
acknowledges their cross-cutting and strategic relevance in the field of migration and intercultural
LO12 to LO16• acquired competence in handling new media and communication technology in a critical and
reflexive way scrutinising its indications and connotations;
• the ability to condense and visualise work results in order to present it to various audiences;
• developed competence in self-management including the ability to prioritize, set goals and make
decisions in individual and group work processes;
• the ability to identify and critique discriminating forms of verbal and non-verbal communication,
reflecting power relations and his/her own biases aiming at self-reflective interaction;
• developed competence to initiate, lead and/or participate in team work in inter/transcultural
contexts orienting themselves in unfamiliar areas, countries and contexts.