This week we started new lectures about how conflict can be defined, and more importantly, how communication influences its development. The first lecture started off with the class commenting and analyzing an email conversation regarding a request to delete certain files from a database, which seemed less tricked than it actually was! Together we discussed… Continue reading Starting a new course: Conflict, democracy and facilitation
Now that we are back in Uppsala, it is time to prepare the stakeholders’ workshop. The group I belong to is the facilitation group, thus we had to set a schedule, organize and lead activities, such as presentations, discussions, games, and interviews. I facilitated a discussion about “How to deal with different priorities, information and… Continue reading Stakeholders Workshop
Tonight we say goodbye to 2017 and welcome 2018 with open arms. From this year till the next one, several things will remain. For sure, the home exam still unfinshed. But also some other things, such as learning how to walk on the snow not looking like a pinguin, saying skål when having a beer, enjoying the… Continue reading New years eve
Going back home for holidays is great. Having to work on the home exam due on the 4th of January, not that much! However, slowly but surely, I am moving forwards. The amount of words we have to reach is around 2.600, although that figure was just included in the instructions as a guidance and… Continue reading Slowly but surely
During Christmas, my classmates and I must write the home exam. We will explore questions such as how collaboration, participation and learning processes occur during the development of the Green Infrastructure plans. Just before heading back home, all groups presented their final results from the project in a seminar. Most of the groups applied Discourse… Continue reading Christmas break
Some of my classmates organized a fika on Friday to say goodbye to each others before the christmas break in a very sweet way! We all gathered in a booked room located in Ulls Hus and had coffe, talked with lecturers, and later on played games such as Warewolf (I got to be a warewolf… Continue reading Meeting second year students!
Hey there! The last two weeks have been very tough, but we are done with the Discourse Analisys of the interview material. The experience of working with my group have been enjoyable overall. We travelled to Stockholm a few times and interviewed people working in govermental administrations! Even though we were seven in the group and… Continue reading Working on the group project
Hey there! It is Ana, the new blogger for Environmental Communication and Management master! I am glad to be the substitute of Sebastian, and having the opportunity of writing this blog. I believe that reading a master student’ first-hand experience is very valuable and helps you to make up your mind. In fact, I read… Continue reading New blogger!