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020027 UE Rhetorical Communication II (2021W)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 2 - Evangelische Theologie
Continuous assessment of course work


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


max. 25 participants
Language: German


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

First Meeting 22.10.2020 17:30 - 20:00

Friday 15.10. 16:45 - 20:00 Hörsaal 3 Schenkenstraße 8-10 6.OG (Kickoff Class)
Saturday 18.12. 09:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 1 Schenkenstraße 8-10 5.OG
Friday 14.01. 15:45 - 19:15 Hörsaal 1 Schenkenstraße 8-10 5.OG
Saturday 15.01. 09:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 1 Schenkenstraße 8-10 5.OG
Friday 21.01. 15:45 - 19:15 Hörsaal 1 Schenkenstraße 8-10 5.OG
Saturday 22.01. 09:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 1 Schenkenstraße 8-10 5.OG


Aims, contents and method of the course

Rhetorical communication is relevant to all who are engaged in the congregation (leadership, preaching), teaching, adult education and in the media.
Active participation in the process of rhetorical communication requires basic knowledge of pedagogical communication in terms of conversation and free speech design.
The focus in on the mediation of dialogue-oriented communication structure where speaking and listening are equally held in sight.
In the course, communication theory models would be presented, practically tried and developed individually by the means of video analysis.
The focus is on the interposition of communicative know- how that allows for the discharge of enlightening conversations and the resolving of conflicts. Another aim is the teaching of methods of short argumentative speech as preparation for sermon and lesson planning.

Assessment and permitted materials

Immanent test character, participation in the discussion and feedback process, presence during the entire course

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Presence during the entire course, participation in the interview process

Examination topics

Will be presented during the lecture and is part of the practical program

Reading list

H.Geissner: "communication education" series speaking and comprehension, vol.17, St. Ingbert, 2000.
H.Geissner: "Feedback", series of speaking and understanding, vol. 15, St.Ingbert, 2000
Bartsch/Hoppmann/Rex/ver Geest: "Training book rhetoric", Paderborn, 2005
I.Klein: "Group leadership without fear Theme Centred Interaction (TCI) to the lead of group and team", Donauwörth, 12.Aufl. 2011
F.B.Simon/C.Rech-Simon: "circular questions", Heidelberg, 10.Aufl. 2013

Association in the course directory


Last modified: Tu 09.11.2021 11:27