COMM 1004 Interpersonal Communication Instructor Dr. (Doreen) Kandy Simmons Phone 925-726 9178 Office Meiklejohn 3007 Office Hours 1130-12 or after class or by appointment Course description Study of principles of oral communication in different interpersonal contexts. Listening and speaking intended to develop competence in oral communication, using different interpersonal contexts. Required Text Beebe, S.A., Beebe. S.J. Redmond, M.V.(2011). Interpersonal Communication Relating to Others. 6th ed. Boston, MA Pearson Education, Inc. Additionally, students are required to check into Blackboard at least once a week for assignments and announcements. Also check your CSU East Bay email at least once a week. Course Objectives 1. To introduce students to the theories and application of effective interpersonal communication. 2. To provide a constructive environment for students to apply those skills. 3. To assess students understanding of theories of interpersonal communication. 4. To coach students to their interpersonal basic skills use. 5. To help students understand that they have choices in trying to address interpersonal communication issues. Student Learning Outcomes At the end of the course, students will Demonstrate understanding of interpersonal communication theories and models as applied to a variety of interpersonal communication situations. Plan and execute strategies to perform her/his own interpersonal communication. Make informed observations and evaluations of his/her own interpersonal communication and that of others. Indicate empathy with others in a variety of interpersonal communication contexts. Course Requirements See Course Schedule for complete requirements and due dates. Below is an overview of the major assignments and their points. Assignments Johari Window 5 points Journals (6 @10 points each) 60 (weeks 2,3,4,5,6,7) Quizzes (3) 45 (estimate) Team Project 50 (all team members do not necessarily receive the same grade) Essay 50 Journal Article Summary 15 Final Exam 50 Misc Homework 25 (estimate) Total 300 (estimate) Grading/Evaluation Students will be evaluated using a variety of methods, including quizzes, exams, oral reports, outlines, class discussion and activities. Late assignments may not be accepted. Incomplete assignments will not be graded. Each assignment will be assigned points. The points can be translated into the letter grades on the scale below. 90-100 of points A 80-89 B 70-79 C 60-69 D 60 Note that points at the upper and lower ends of the ranges will receive a or - Attendance and Make Up Work Attendance is required and expected. If you have a legitimate reason to be absent, then please notify the instructor. Points for class activities generally cannot be made up. However, if you miss a Quiz, or any other major assignment, you need to speak to the instructor. Get to class on time and plan to stay the…
Our life is full of moments of impact and different experiences that make us who we are. The interpersonal relationships that we have across our life span have a meaning and purpose. As humans, we question the reason why things happen in life. Sometimes we are clueless about why we meet certain people. These people become part of our lives, to the point that they can become family members without having the same DNA. Building relationships is what keeps humans strong. This provides a…
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His father was a physiologist; his mother came from a family distinguished in the field of education.
Professor Bohr got married in 1912,to Margrethe Nørlund. They had six sons. Two of them died. The others made distinguished careers in various professions - Hans Henrik (M.D.), Erik (chemical engineer), Aage (Ph.D., theoretical physicist, following…
September 14th, 2014
Interpersonal Communication Analysis and Critique
The situation that I observed was a conversation between my two roommates Kayla and Nicolette. The conversation took place in our apartment located on Beechurst Ave. It was a cool day saturday afternoon when the conversation was taking place. Nicolette and Kayla ended up arguing about a problem that has been going on in our apartment since we moved in. Nicolette was…
several questions as I am intrigued with this course and want to get all I can from it.
Interpersonal communication is basically defined as the act of sending and receiving
Successful interpersonal communication is determined by the degree of understanding by
“Inter’ means ‘between’ and ‘personal’ is two people. Therefore, ‘interpersonal
communication’ means ‘communication between two people.
The information in this unit tells me that I am always communication whether I wanted to or
intended to. This being the case…
How would improving your listening skills increase the effectiveness of your communication in the workplace?
Improving my listening skills at work would increase the effectiveness of my communication because the person or people that are talking to me or trying to explain something to me will know that I am being attentive they will know that they can trust that I am hearing what they are saying, understanding what they are saying, and most importantly hear what they are saying. I know that if…
Interpersonal Communication Paper
Core Assessment Portfolio
In fulfillment of course requirements for
CA104 Interpersonal Communication
Spring II Term 2012
Interpersonal Communication Report
Interpersonal Communication Report Outline
I. Interpersonal communication can be defined a number of ways, but it is usually described as communication between or among connected persons or those in a close relationship. I have really…
Interpersonal Communication is instilled in us from birth. It’s the nuzzle of your mother as an infant to the high school friends and eventually our marriages. But the question is, at what level is communication impersonal or interpersonal? Gerald Miller and Mark Steinberg implies that interpersonal communication, also referred to as dyadic communication, is governed by rules or regulations that tell us how and when to communicate with…
Effective Interpersonal Communications
COM 200: Interpersonal Communication
Instructor: Cassandra Daniel
September 30, 2013
Dear Lensie and Christopher, I was thrilled to no end to hear of your engagement. You must be very excited to know that you are going to spend the rest…
Interpersonal communication is the technique we use to communicate our ideas, thoughts and feelings to one and other. (Eunson 2012:256) People use visual, written, oral, sense and nonverbal means to communicate. Individuals have communicated with each other for centuries through the medium of letters, telephone, groups with public speaking and one to one conversations. With the introduction of mass media ideas could spread to larger audiences however the means of imparting information required high…