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Communication and Soft Skills


Prof. Dr. Renate Motschnig  
University of Vienna, Computer Science Didactics and Learning Research Center 
& external lecturer at the Masaryk University Brno 

Course Structure and Mode:

mode: blended learning with online phases between the blocks and following the last block;  

Time and Location

see PV206, Location: Faculty of Informatics, MU Brno, new buildung, see MU-IS 

Course Goals and Description

The primary goal of this course is to allow students to improve their competence in communication, teamwork, moderation and other soft skills based on the students’ actual demands. read more ... 

Course themes and schedule

key themes and schedule 
Please finish all tasks till November 6th, thank you. 

Further Information

Elaborated in the units

First unit

Third unit




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Letzte Änderung: 02.11.2015, 12:17 | 514 Worte