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Course Code: COMM210 Course ID: 3587 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course examines the similarities and differences in male and female communication styles and patterns. The content emphasizes implications of gender as a social construct influencing perceptions, values, stereotyping, language use, nonverbal communication, and power conflict in human relationships.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
03/29/2022 - 09/02/2022 09/05/2022 - 10/30/2022 September Summer 2022 Session D 8 Week session
06/28/2022 - 12/02/2022 12/05/2022 - 01/29/2023 December Fall 2022 Session D 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

CO1: Analyze how written, visual, oral, and nonverbal communication create context for and expectations of gender, as well as examine communication styles and language development in males and females.

CO2: Explain the communication process and commonly recognized channels of communication.

CO3: Identify elements of behavior and identity that are related primarily to biological sex, socially constructed gender, or both.

CO4: Use theories of gender to determine possible sources of misunderstanding in field settings.

CO5: Compare characterizations of gender in more than one social, ethnic, or national culture.

CO6: Understand the role of communication channels and media in creating context for and expectations of gender.

Please see the student handbook to reference the University’s grading scale and policy on retaking courses.

Details for each forum, assignment, and test can be found by clicking on the "Assignments," "Forums," and "Tests & Quizzes" Tabs within the course.

NameGrade %
Discussions 40.00 %
Week 1: Introductions and Defining Gender 6.67 %
Week 3: Origins of Gender 6.67 %
Week 5: Gender Expectations 6.67 %
Week 6: Gender and Media Messages 6.67 %
Week 7: Gender and Culture 6.67 %
Week 8: Applying Your Knowledge 6.67 %
Journal Articles 30.00 %
Week 2: Journal Article Analysis 1 7.50 %
Week 3: Journal Article Analysis 2 7.50 %
Week 4: Outline Annotated Bibliography 7.50 %
Week 6: Journal Article Analysis 3 7.50 %
Media Comparative Analysis 30.00 %
Week 8: Media Comparative Analysis Essay 30.00 %

CO1: Analyze how written, visual, oral, and nonverbal communication create context for and expectations of gender, as well as examine communication styles and language development in males and females.

CO2: Explain the communication process and commonly recognized channels of communication.

CO3: Identify elements of behavior and identity that are related primarily to biological sex, socially constructed gender, or both.

CO4: Use theories of gender to determine possible sources of misunderstanding in field settings.

CO5: Compare characterizations of gender in more than one social, ethnic, or national culture.

CO6: Understand the role of communication channels and media in creating context for and expectations of gender.

Book Title:The Gender Communication Connection, 2nd ed - e-book available in the APUS Online Library
ISBN:9781138170049
Publication Info:Routledge Lib
Author:Gamble
Unit Cost:$180.00
 
Book Title:To find the library e-book(s) req'd for your course, please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the eReserve by course #.
Author: No Author Specified
 

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.