||Meets MnTC Goal Area 1. This course will focus on improving students' abilities to communicate effectively in one-to-one dyadic encounters by providing experience-based instruction. Extensive in-class and out-of-class analyses allow the student to examine his/her own and others' informal social interactions. The long-term goal is for the student to apply interpersonal communication theories to daily interactions and draw his/her own conclusions about the effectiveness of interpersonal communication.
||Assessment into ENGL 1101
- Define the interpersonal communication process and its various components.
- Identify the differences between various types of interpersonal relationships.
- Reflect on the concept of "self" and the role communication plays in creating self concepts.
- Describe how the subjective nature of perception influences interpersonal relationships.
- Analyze the role of verbal and nonverbal behavior in interpersonal communication.
- Employ listening strategies designed to enhance interpersonal relationships.
- Recognize how emotions and the expression of them affect interpersonal relationships.
- Demonstrate an understanding of healthy and unhealthy interpersonal conflict resolution.
- Apply communication strategies to create healthy interpersonal climates.
- Locate, review and synthesize interpersonal communication theories in the analysis of real-life relationships.
|MnTC goal areas:
- 1. Communication
- 2. Critical Thinking
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