Syllabus_Fall,2011(1) - Communication 101 Fundamentals of...

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Communication 101 Fundamentals of Speech Communication Department of Communication, College of Social Sciences & Public Affairs Fall 2011: Section 1 MWF 7:40 to 8:30 a.m. (ILC201) Section 40 MWF 8:40 to 9:30 a.m. (ILC201) Section 24 T/Th 7:40 to 8:55 am __________________________________________________________________________________ Instructor Dr. Janice Lung Office/Hours C217 (upstairs in COMM building) MWF 9:40 – 10:40 a.m. & by appointment. Messages or 208.921.1044 (Messages will be returned w/in 24 hours) Text Wood, J. T. (2012). Communication in our lives. Boston, MA: Wadsworth. ISBN #9781133531555 Description COMM 101 acquaints students with theories, concepts, and practices of communication and includes the fundamental principles of effectively preparing, presenting, and critically consuming messages in one-to-one, small group and public speaking contexts. The course is part of Boise State University‘s core curriculum (Area II Social Sciences). Through 1) the use of the textbook; 2) interaction with classmates; 3) study; 4) experiential learning; and 5) participation, you will enhance your understanding of the following: verbal and nonverbal communication perception of self and others listening to/analyzing information interpersonal communication public speaking organizational communication group dynamics mass communication Facilitate your learning experiences by utilizing appointment times outside of class to ask questions, discuss classroom goals, or seek help in improving your academic performance. Grading Participation (7 points per class) 300 ―Communication Activity‖ reports 30 Exercises 100 Exam #1, Exam #2, Exam #3 (50 pts. ea.) 150 Impromptu speech 20 Informative speech 100 Persuasive speech 100 Final exam 200 1,000 Letter Grade Meaning Points attained in class Quality Points A+ Distinguished work 970 – 1000 pts. 4.0 A Distinguished work 930 – 969 pts. 4.0 A- Distinguished work 900 – 929 pts. 3.7 B+ Superior work 870 – 899 pts. 3.3 B Superior work 830 – 869 pts. 3.0 B- Superior work 800 – 829 pts. 2.7 C+ Average work 770 – 799 pts. 2.3 C Average work 730 – 769 pts. 2.0
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This note was uploaded on 10/19/2011 for the course COMM 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at Boise State.

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