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Page1of16COURSE SYLLABUSADV21300/HDP21300Interpersonal CommunicationSpring Semester 20194 CreditsInstructor:Sebastienne Grant, PhDPhone:928-350-2214E-mail:[email protected]Office Hours (Summit Building):Mon-Thu, 1:30-3pm, Friday 10-2pm (by appointment)Class Meeting Times/Locations:Mon/Wed 10:30-12:45; SummitI.CourseDescription:The ability to communicate effectively with others is an essential lifeskill. Whether a student is interested in a career working with people, maintaining healthypersonal relationships, or using communication to effect social and political change,interpersonal communication skills are crucial. This course employs a critical lens in theexploration of theories and practices of interpersonal communication. Students develop anawareness of communication styles and the importance of style (or voice), purpose, andaudience in effective communication. Additionally, students develop an understanding of therole of language in social construction, issues of power and privilege in language andcommunication, and the use of communication as a tool for civic engagement and publicadvocacy. An emphasis is placed on practicing communication skills, including “speaking,”listening, and critically analyzing texts/discourses. Topics covered include compassionatecommunication, deep listening, giving/receiving feedback, non-verbal communication, conflictresolution, relationship building, cultural sensitivity, communicating under pressure, principlednegotiation, communication as social action, and more.II.Prerequisites:NoneIII. Required Textbook(s):Communication: A Critical/CulturalIntroduction(2ndor 3rdedition)by John T. Warrenand Deanna L. FassettAdditional required readings available on MyClassroomIV. Prescott College Learning Goals
Page2of16A strong foundation in the Liberal Arts prepares students to be lifelong learners, critical thinkers, and creativeproblem solvers by engaging them in a broad, interwoven range of models of inquiry. This foundation of knowledgeand skills allows students to understand societies and their histories, cultures, arts, aspirations, and challenges, Itprepares students to find, evaluate, and analyze information, as well as integrate and synthesize the practical andtheoretical aspects of their learning. They develop an understanding of their obligation to respond to the needs ofthe greater community of humans and the natural world. This goal specifically assessed in this course is inbold.Competence within specific field of studyHumanities & Arts KnowledgeCivic EngagementEcological LiteracySkills for Inquiry, Analysis, & SynthesisGlobal Cultural LiteracySkills for Self-Direction and Lifelong LearningV.Department Learning Goals:1.Students will demonstrate professional and ethical knowledge of the history and theories of the field, aswell as the necessary dispositions with regard to their roles in the helping professions.

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