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Educational communication

Code: 45724
ECTS: 3.0
Lecturers in charge: doc. dr. sc. Nevenka Maras - Lectures
English level:


All teaching activities will be held in Croatian. However, foreign students in mixed groups will have the opportunity to attend additional office hours with the lecturer and teaching assistants in English to help master the course materials. Additionally, the lecturer will refer foreign students to the corresponding literature in English, as well as give them the possibility of taking the associated exams in English.

1. komponenta

Lecture typeTotal
Lectures 30
Seminar 15
* Load is given in academic hour (1 academic hour = 45 minutes)
COURSE AIMS AND OBJECTIVES: The program enables students to develop knowledge and skills needed to communicate effectively in school environment, to understand the principles of effective communication and the ways to apply them, and to constructively resolve communication conflicts.

1. Types and Forms of Communication; (what is communication, communication motives, verbal
2. and non-verbal communication, interpersonal and intrapersonal communication, small-group, median-group and large-group communication) (2+2)
3. Communication in Organizations; (communication schemes, organizational climate, formal and informal/non-formal communication, horizontal and vertical communication, rumours as means of communication) (1+1)
4. Communication in the Classroom (students, first impressions, message congruity, attention distracters, non-verbal communication (2+2)
5. Speed reading - basic principals (1+1)
6. Listening skills in teaching profession (1+1)
7. Assertiveness; (definition, specific techniques for assertive behaviour, the causes of (non)-assertiveness, assertive vs. aggressive behaviour, I and You Messages) (2+2)
8. Praise and Criticism in education (1+1)
9. Conflict Communications; (the causes of conflict, overcoming conflicts) (2+2)
10. How to cope with difficult students / parents (1+1)
11. Stress and communication - Communication Fears (overcoming communication fears) (2+2)
2. semester
Izborni pedagoški predmet 1 - Mandatory studij - Mathematics Education
Consultations schedule: