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|Discipline and Nbr:
|Units||Course Hours per Week|| ||Nbr of Weeks||Course Hours Total
|Maximum||3.00||Lecture Scheduled||3.00||17.5 max.||Lecture Scheduled||52.50
|Minimum||3.00||Lab Scheduled||0||6 min.||Lab Scheduled||0
| ||Contact DHR||0|| ||Contact DHR||0
| ||Contact Total||3.00|| ||Contact Total||52.50
| ||Non-contact DHR||0|| ||Non-contact DHR Total||0
Title 5 Category:
AA Degree Applicable
Grade or P/NP
00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As:
| ||Total Out of Class Hours: 105.00||Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50||
Explores through theory and practice the ways people communicate one-on-one and in informal situations. Studies awareness of perception, development of self-concept, self-disclosure, listening, relationships, language and conflict through verbal and nonverbal communication. Builds communication skills through experiential activities.
Completion of ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
Limits on Enrollment:
Schedule of Classes Information
Explores through theory and practice the ways people communicate one-on-one and in informal situations. Studies awareness of perception, development of self-concept, self-disclosure, listening, relationships, language and conflict with regard to verbal and non-verbal communication.
(Grade or P/NP)
Recommended:Completion of ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
Limits on Enrollment:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION
Both Certificate and Major Applicable
Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
|Associate Degree:||Effective:||Fall 1981||Inactive:||
| Area:||B||Communication and Analytical Thinking
|CSU GE:||Transfer Area|| ||Effective:||Inactive:
| ||E||Lifelong Learning and Self Development||Fall 1993||
|IGETC:||Transfer Area|| ||Effective:||Inactive:
|CSU Transfer:||Transferable||Effective:||Fall 1981||Inactive:||
|UC Transfer:||Transferable||Effective:||Fall 2009||Inactive:||
| CID Descriptor: COMM 130|| Interpersonal Communication|| SRJC Equivalent Course(s): COMM6
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate understanding of a variety of interpersonal communication concepts and principles.
2. Acquire an awareness and appreciation of the complexities of the communication process.
3. Improve listening ability by understanding the key elements of this most frequently used aspect of
4. Identify, interpret and demonstrate appropriate uses of verbal and non-verbal communication.
5. Describe and discuss how choice of words and gender influences can significantly impact interpersonal
6. Explore and analyze social and gender roles as they apply to relational communication.
7. Identify the difference between passive, assertive and aggressive behavior.
8. Explain ways that communication creates, develops and changes personal identities.
9. Examine one's own self-esteem through journal writing and other self-exploratory tasks.
10. Identify and practice constructive conflict management skills.
11. Analyze the role of technology in interpersonal communication.
Topics and Scope
I. The communication process
A. Definition and basic terms
B. Communication model
C. Barriers to understanding communication
A. Importance of listening
B. Barriers to listening
C. Effective listening behavior skills
III. Self image and self esteem
A. Introspective assignments
B. Hierarchy of values
C. Effects of low self esteem
D. Skills to build self esteem
A. Variables that affect perception
B. Differences in perception
V. Verbal communication/semantics
A. Abstraction of words and symbols
B. Semantic reactions
D. Gender patterns and differences
VI. Non-verbal communication
VII. Relational communication
A. Social roles
B. Gender roles
D. Self disclosure
E. Relationship stages
VIII. Conflict resolution/negotiation skills
A. Types of conflict
B. Productive conflict management
C. Destructive conflict management
D. Win/win - win/lose negotiation
E. Defensive communication
IX. Technology and Communication
A. Effective use of communication technology
B. Effect of technology on communication
A. Weekly free writing assignment --
B. Topic related journal
assignments -- 10-20 pages
total per semester
C. 3-5 short analytical papers or
two 4-10 page term papers
II. Reading Assignment
III. Observational assignments
B. Experiential activities
C. Group processes
V. Oral presentations
A. Individual -- 1-2 presentations
B. Group -- 1-2 presentations
VI. Exams -- 1-3, including a final
Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Representative Textbooks and Materials:
|Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.||Writing
50 - 70%
|Written homework; term papers; short analytical papers; journal entries; response papers; free writes||
|Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.||Problem Solving
0 - 0%
|Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.||Skill Demonstrations
10 - 25%
|Class performances; observational assignments; group project; individual presentation(s); group presentation(s)||
|Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.||Exams
5 - 30%
|Midterms and final||
|Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.||Other Category
10 - 25%
|Attendance and class participation||
Communicate: A Workbook for Interpersonal
Communication (6th ed.). CRA Staff.
The Interpersonal Communication Book (11th
ed.). Joseph A. DeVito. Allyn & Bacon:
Looking Out, Looking In (12th ed.). Ronald
B. Adler & Russell F. Proctor II.
Wadsworth, Inc.: 2007