Coms-120 - Section 58387 - Small Group Communications - M. Jane Arnett
|Course:||Small Group Communications|
|Professor:||M. Jane Arnett|
I'm professor Arnett. I've been teaching communication classes for 44 years. This class will develop your skills for working in group/team settings. We will meet online via Zoom and you will also meet as a group outside of class. Most the the assignments are worked on by the entire group.
We will cover: (1) how and why groups are formed, (2) the various stages of group development, (3) verbal and nonverbal communication, (4) culture in small groups, (5) Individual roles in groups, (6) leadership, (7) managing conflict in groups, (8) problem-solving, and (9) listening.
What to Expect in this Course
This class is based on group work. You must complete the reading assignments, the learning exercises and quizzes based on the reading.
Another assignment is your individual concept application paper.
You will have one Major Group Project. This includes a group packet and a 30-40 minute presentation with a power-point to enhance your presentation. Everyone is required to speak during the presentation.
Types of Assessments
Assignments include: Quizzes, Learning Exercises, an Application Concept paper, Weekly Progress Notes, Posts to the Weekly Discussion Forum, Major Group Project with a 30-40 minutes "Live on Zoom" presentation and a Group Packet.
Textbook Information / Link to ZTC Textbook
The textbook can be found in Modules on Canvas. It in broken down in sections along with the learning exercises and quizzes to go with each section.
Other Relevant Course Information
Your success in the course will be based completion of the online work and on how well your group works together to present an organized and interesting presentation.
Zoom meeting dates are: August 23rd & 30th, September 20th & 27th, October 18th & 25th, November 15th & 20th.
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Last updated: 05/28/2021 Sub#: 117