The course provides students with the theoretical understanding and relevant skills for planning and carrying out a collaborative international project based on planning and organizing a major academic conference.
How to apply
International exchange students select courses when applying for exchange.
Application deadline: 15 April.
To be eligible to take the exam, the student must have the following work requirements approved:
- Individual work. Students must evaluate at least 3 articles submitted to the conference. The assessment must be documented in a report of 1-2 pages.
- Group work, 2-4 students. The students will work in groups to plan the BOBCATSSS program. The work must be documented with a program proposal in an appropriate format of 2-3 pages.
- Group work, 2-4 students. Students will plan a social event that can be held in connection with the conference. The work must be documented in the form of an oral group presentation of approx. 10 minutes.
The work requirements must be completed and approved within the set deadlines for the student to be able to register for the exam. If one or more of the work requirements are not approved, it is possible to submit a revised version within the specified deadline. The work requirements can be written in English, Norwegian or another Scandinavian language, except for the program proposal which must be written in English.
The forms of work alternate between lectures, seminars, oral presentations, and group work as well as practical tasks in connection with the preparation and implementation of the conference.
Please notice that the course runs from September 2022 to January 2023, whereas the autumn semester at OsloMet normally ends in December. The course will be hybrid, which enables you to participate, even if you were not able to stay in Oslo until the end of the course and the BOBCATSSS conference 25-27 January 2023.
The course provides students with the theoretical understanding and relevant skills for planning and carrying out a collaborative international project based on planning and organizing a major academic conference. Emphasis is placed on intercultural competence, scientific communication, and the practical aspects of carrying out an international conference.
In this course you will learn to:
- plan and carry out international collaborative projects, in this case, a major international conference
- evaluate scientific communication in the form of conference paper
- communicate effectively in international arenas
There is no semester fee for exchange students.
Exam and assessment
The exam in the course is in the form of a written individual semester summary with a scope of 3 - 4 pages. Students will reflect on the work done in the course and challenges that have arisen along the way. If the student does not receive a passing grade, they can submit a revised version of the assignment to the external examiner. The exam can be written in English, Norwegian or another Scandinavian language.
Questions about this course?
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