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HPSHCC IIC Course Curriculum 2015B SOUL (1).doc - Intra and...

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Intra- and Interpersonal Competencies (IIC) Lecturer: Ms Wavy Wong Office: 16/F, HPCC Email: [email protected] hkuspace-plk.hku.hk Tel.: 3923 7164 1 Introduction 1.1 Human beings are social animals. We meet people and make friends throughout our life. However, building a positive relationship is not an accident; it requires understanding and efforts, and is an art to be learned and practiced. Learning, developing, expanding, and improving interpersonal skills and competencies are essential for future success. This course prepares students for their future by helping them improve themselves and their relationships with family members, friends, classmates, co-workers and even people who may be perceived as difficult. 2 Aims & Objectives 2.1 This course aims at increasing students’ knowledge and understanding of their Self, identifying their strengths and weaknesses in intrapersonal and interpersonal communication, and developing skills to achieve positive relationships with significant others and people around them. 2.2 By the end of the course, students should be able to: 2.2.1 understand the concept of self; 2.2.2 know themselves throughout the life span; 2.2.3 clarify values and life meaning, and understand moral development; 2.2.4 identify emotion and feelings and develop appropriate skills to express them; 2.2.5 develop better listening skills and master basic skills of giving and receiving responses; 2.2.6 develop healthy friendship and identify skills for managing conflicts; 2.2.7 strengthen family relationship; 2.2.8 develop ways to enhance intimate relationships. 3 General approach 3.1 Mini lectures, role-plays, case discussions, psychological tests and other creative methods will be used as necessary. 3.2 Each meeting is 3 hours per session, 12 meetings per term. Intra- & Interpersonal Competencies 1
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4 References 4.1 Compulsory text Corey, G., Corey, M. S., Wood, J.T., Weiten, W., Dunn, D. S., & Hammer, E.Y. (2016). Intra- and interpersonal competencies (Hong Kong edition). HK: Cengage Learning. 4.2 Suggested references Adler, R.B., & Proctor II, R.F. (2011). Looking out, looking in (13 th ed.). US: Wadsworth, Cengage Learning. Baker, L. L., & Gaut, D.A. (2002). Communication (8 th ed.). Boston, MA: Allyn and Bacon. DeVito, J. A. (2012). The interpersonal communication book (13 th ed.). NY: Addison Wesley Longman. DeVito, J.A. (2002). The interpersonal communication reader . Boston, MA: Allyn and Bacon. Erber, R., & Erber, M.W. (2010). Intimate relationships: Issues, theories and research (2 nd ed.). Boston, MA: Allyn and Bacon. Hanna, S. L., Suggett, R., & Radtke, D. (2010). Person to person: Positive relationships don’t just happen (5 th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice-Hall. Johnson, D. W., & Johnson, F. P. (2008). Joining together: Group therapy and group skills (10 th ed). Boston, MA: Allyn and Bacon. Knapp, M.L. (2002). Handbook of interpersonal communication (3 rd ed.). London: Sage. Nevid, J. S., & Rathus, S.A. (2009). Psychology and the challenges of life (11 th ed) .
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