Artesis Plantijn Hogeschool Antwerpen
Onderwijs en Training
campus Spoor Noord Noorderplaats
Noorderplaats 2 - 2000 Antwerpen
Cross-cultural exploration34612/1889/2021/1/08
Study guide

Cross-cultural exploration

Academic year 2020-21
Is found in:
  • International programmes AP: European Project Semester, programme stage 3
This is a single course unit.
Study load: 3 credits
Co-ordinator: Marrin Geert
Other teaching staff: Bollaert Hiram
Languages: English
Scheduled for: Semester 2
This course unit is marked out of 20 (rounded to an integer).
Possible deadlines for learning account: 15.03.2021 ()
Re-sit exam: is possible.
Compensated fail: This course unit is eligible for compensation according to the compensated fail criteria as determined by the degree programme you are enrolled in.
Total study time: 75,00 hours


This information is subject to possible future changes in the Corona-measures.


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Learning outcomes (list)

Task analysis (identifying needs, challenges and opportunities)
The student detects and analyses a social issue
Strategic planning (turning ideas into strategic plans & strategically acting according to plan)
The student combines knowledge and resources to achieve valuable effects
The student can relate to social issues
Teamwork and leadership
The student acts and works both independently and in group to achieve goals, stick to intentions and carry out planned tasks
The student participates efficiently and effectively in a process-oriented group
The student gets the support he/she needs to achieve valuable outcomes
Care toward others
The student uses positive feedback to encourage his/her group members

Course content

This course is based around four important moments:
  1. Introduction and organising proceedings
  2. Briefing first iteration
  3. Briefing second iteration
  4. Final presentation

Introduction and organising proceedings

Students will be organised in subteams, as much different from the proper EPS teams as possible.
These subteams will then take on the organisation or creation of one of the activities listed in the course on Digitap.

Briefing first iteration & second iteration

Each subteam will informally inform all students about the activity they are organising or creating.
During this moment all students are invited to comment and give feedback.


Final presentation

Each subteam will formally present their outcome.

Educational organisation (list)

Learning Activities
Collaborative learning32,00 hours
Lectures and / or tutorials8,00 hours
Work time outside of contact hours35,00 hours
  • Remark: writing a paper

Evaluation (list)

Evaluation(s) for first exam chance
Semester 2Project assignment50,00
Semester 2Project assignment50,00
Evaluation(s) for re-sit exam
2nd examination periodReflection assignment100,00paper

Evaluation (text)

Artesis Plantijn Grading Scale compared to the ECTS scale, also available online:

ECTS Grade (A-F) - AP grade - Definition

A - 18/19/20 - EXCELLENT: outstanding performance with only minor errors
B - 15/16/17 - VERY GOOD: above the average standard but with some errors
C - 13/14 - GOOD: generally sound work with a number of notable errors
D - 11/12 - SATISFACTORY: fair but with significant shortcomings
E - 10 - SUFFICIENT: performance meets the minimum criteria
FX - 8/9 - FAIL: possible deliberation
F - 0/1/2/3/4/5/6/7 FAIL: no deliberation possibility