SP 212: Interpersonal Communication (2D)

Course Information

Course, prefix, number, & title: SP 212 Interpersonal Communication (2D)

Hours (Class, recitation, Laboratory, studio): 3

Credits: 3

Pre-requisites (if any): Students must complete any developmental requirements in English (see Proficiency in Math and English) prior to taking this course.

Co-requisites (if any): ENGL-101

Course Description in college catalog:

This course introduces the practices and principles of interpersonal communication in both one-on-one and group settings. Students will study how the individual characteristics of the speaker and the environment can influence the way we communicate.

 

Academic programs for which this course serves as a requirement or an elective:

A.A. Liberal Arts and Sciences

General Education Outcomes: Below is a listing of General Education Outcome(s) that this course supports.

  1. Communicate effectively through written and oral forms

  2. Use analytical reasoning to identify issues or problems and evaluate evidence in order to make informed decisions

Course-specific student learning outcomes:

Course objectives/expected student learning outcomes
Students will gain an understanding of interpersonal communication theories, terminology and research.
Students will learn how to effectively communicate in interpersonal and small group setting
Students will listen actively.
Students will employ technology to both research and create research paper, speeches and group project.

Program-specific outcomes

  • Integrate knowledge and skills in the program of study
  • Make ethical judgments while recognizing multiple perspectives, as appropriate in the program of study.
  • Work collaboratively to accomplish learning objectives

Other program outcomes (if applicable).

  1. Apply concepts and perspectives from history or the social sciences to examine the formation of ideas, human behavior, social institutions, or social processes and to make informed judgments

Methods by which student learning will be assessed and evaluated; describe the types of methods to be employed; note whether certain methods are required for all sections:

  • Research Paper
  • Exams
  • Reflection Papers
  • Group Project
  • Various HW assignments
  • In-class Participation

Academic Integrity policy (department or College):
Academic honesty is expected of all students. Any violation of academic integrity is taken extremely seriously. All assignments and projects must be the original work of the student or teammates. Plagiarism will not be tolerated. Any questions regarding academic integrity should be brought to the attention of the instructor. The following is the Queensborough Community College Policy on Academic Integrity: "It is the official policy of the College that all acts or attempted acts that are violations of Academic Integrity be reported to the Office of Student Affairs. At the faculty member's discretion and with the concurrence of the student or students involved, some cases though reported to the Office of Student Affairs may be resolved within the confines of the course and department. The instructor has the authority to adjust the offender's grade as deemed appropriate, including assigning an F to the assignment or exercise or, in more serious cases, an F to the student for the entire course." Read the University's policy on Academic Integrity opens in a new window(PDF).

Disabilities
Any student who feels that he or she may need an accommodation based upon the impact of a disability should contact the office of Services for Students with Disabilities in Science Building, Room S-132, 718-631-6257, to coordinate reasonable accommodations for students with documented disabilities. You can visit the Services for Students with Disabilities website.

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