Course Code: COMM220 Course ID: 2921 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate
This course will examine the theoretical and practical issues that affect communication between members of work teams, discussion groups, and decision-making bodies. Students will work as members of student teams to analyze both the theoretical and practical implications of the issues that surround effective communication and miscommunication is a small group setting.
|Registration Dates||Course Dates||Session||Weeks|
|08/31/20 - 01/29/21||02/01/21 - 03/28/21||Winter 2021 Session I||8 Week session|
|10/26/20 - 04/02/21||04/05/21 - 05/30/21||Spring 2021 Session B||8 Week session|
|12/28/20 - 06/04/21||06/07/21 - 08/01/21||Spring 2021 Session D||8 Week session|
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- CO1: To understand various levels and styles of group communication.
- CO2: To demonstrate understanding of group communication be able to ways to communicate successfully in group settings.
- CO3: To acquire knowledge and skills at various layers that increase your small group communication competence.
- CO4: To identify barriers—to effective small group communication.
- CO5: To gain a critical perspective on issues involving small group communication.
Final Project: Small Group Communication Analysis (15- 20 slides)
Communication problems occur every day in our work, social, and personal relationships. With your group, identify an agreed communications problem, propose a solution, and the possible positive and negative outcomes if your groups proposal were put into action in a 15-20 slide Power Point presentation.
Follow these steps to complete your assignment:
- Create a draft of your Power Point slides, including title and content slides, ending with 1–2 slides of reference materials.
- On the notes of the first slide, indicate what technologies, setting, and audience would be ideal for this presentation.
- Add appropriate visual aids to the presentation.
- In the notes area, describe the rationale supporting your visual aids as well as other visual aids you considered and the reason(s) you rejected them.
- Add speaker's notes to each slide, including any technology and other visual aids necessary.
- The content slides should contain updated in-text citations along with the text and visual aids.
- Update your citations and reference list as needed.
- Be sure to cite all references in APA format. Power Point and references must adhere to APA (6th edition) format and style criteria. Click here for an online APA reference.
|Week 1 Introductions||4.50 %|
|Week 1 Forum||4.50 %|
|Week 2 Forum||4.50 %|
|Week 3 Forum||4.50 %|
|Week 4 Forum||4.50 %|
|Week 5 Forum||4.50 %|
|Week 6 Forum||4.50 %|
|Week 7 Forum||4.50 %|
|Week 8 Forum||4.50 %|
|Week 8 Forum Presentation||4.50 %|
|Week 1 Group Response||4.29 %|
|Week 2 Group Response (1)||4.29 %|
|Week 3 Group collaboration||4.29 %|
|Week 4 Group Response (1)||4.29 %|
|Week 5 Individual Response||4.29 %|
|Week 6 Group Response (1)||4.29 %|
|Week 7 Individual Response||4.29 %|
|Week 2: Test||2.50 %|
|Week 4: Test||2.50 %|
|Week 6: Test||2.50 %|
|Week 8: Test||2.50 %|
|Final Project||15.00 %|
|Week 8: Final Group Power Point Presentation||15.00 %|
|Book Title:||Communicating in Small Groups: Principles and Practices, 11th ed -the VitalSource e-book is provided inside the classroom|
|Author:||Beebe, Steven A.|
|Electronic Unit Cost:||$35.00|
Not current for future courses.