bp2106 Communication skills

Faculty of Sports Studies
Spring 2019
Extent and Intensity
0/1/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
doc. PaedDr. Emanuel Hurych, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
doc. PaedDr. Emanuel Hurych, Ph.D.
Department of Social Sciences and Sport Management – Faculty of Sports Studies
Supplier department: Department of Social Sciences and Sport Management – Faculty of Sports Studies
Timetable of Seminar Groups
bp2106/01: Mon 17:00–18:00 C15/207, E. Hurych
bp2106/02: Mon 16:00–17:00 C15/207, E. Hurych
bp2106/03: Mon 18. 2. 14:00–15:00 B11/235, Mon 25. 2. 14:00–15:00 B11/235, Mon 4. 3. 14:00–15:00 B11/235, Mon 11. 3. 14:00–15:00 B11/235, Mon 18. 3. 14:00–15:00 B11/235, Mon 25. 3. 14:00–15:00 B11/235, Mon 1. 4. 14:00–15:00 B11/235, Mon 8. 4. 14:00–15:00 B11/235, Mon 15. 4. 14:00–15:00 B11/235, E. Hurych
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The main aim of the course is to acquaint students with contemporary approaches to human communication and their application to problems encountered in security sector and to concrete experience of individual students. Focus of the course is on discussion and practical exercises.
Learning outcomes
After completing the course, students should be able to analyze communication situations they participate in and reflect their role in constitution of these situations.
  • Domains of human communication. Models of communication, transactional model of communication and its components. Principles of communication. Nonverbal communication. Communicational competence, assertivity, communication in stress situations, conflict management. Communication in groups – leadership, cooperation, group cohesion, group decision-making.
  • DEVITO, Joseph A. Základy mezilidské komunikace : 6. vydání. Translated by Jiří Rezek. 1. vyd. Praha: Grada, 2008, 502 s. ISBN 9788024720180. info
  • DEVITO, Joseph A. Základy mezilidské komunikace. Translated by Milan Bartůšek - Jiří Rezek. 1. vyd. Praha: Grada, 2001, 420 s. ISBN 8071699888. info
  • VYBÍRAL, Zbyněk. Psychologie lidské komunikace (Psychology of the Human Communication). Praha: Portál, 2000, 264 pp. ISBN 80-7178-291-2. info
  • WATZLAWICK, Paul. Všechno dobré je k něčemu zlé, aneb, Řešení paní Hekate. Translated by Zbyněk Vybíral, Illustrated by Miroslav Huptych. Vyd. 1. Hradec Králové: Konfrontace, 1995, 103 s. ISBN 80-901773-5-2. info
Teaching methods
lectures, group discussion, group practice.
Assessment methods
Individual or group project – once in a term; the analysis of the project based on the video output, feedback 3 times in a term; final essay.
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Autumn 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2020, spring 2021.
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