Spring 2016 - Undergraduate Course Descriptions

Schlobohm, Maribeth "Betsy"
Discipline and Number
COMM 4340 Section 001
MW Time 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Course Title
Small Group Communication

Description of Course:

Small group communication combines small group communication theory with practice opportunities. Some of the topics include group development, the emergence of leadership, roles people play in groups, how to work effectively in teams, conflict management, and effective problem solving.

During the semester, students will work on team projects designed to reinforce course materials and to help prepare students for the rigors of working in teams in employment settings.

Required Texts:

Rothwell, J. Dan, In Mixed Company: Communicating in Small Groups and Teams, 8th Edition, Wadsworth/Cengage Learning (2013).
ISBN-13: 978-1-111-34685-0
Available as an eBook. Students should download the book to a platform they may use in class and for assignments.

Course Requirements/Evaluation Criteria:

RHET 1302 or equivalent
Junior standing

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