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SpCom 100, “Interpersonal Communication” The subject you have been studying since you were born!
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Today Administrative concerns Syllabus A few concepts Ice breaking activities
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What is this course about? The study of how humans communicate with each other, especially in one-on-one situations. Fascinating Deceptively challenging
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What are the features of your own communications practices? How are you perceived by others? Why might this question be so frightening?
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What accurate or inaccurate assumptions do you make of others? How do you feel about emotions? How do you use and experience language?
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In what ways do you listen—or fail to listen —effectively? How do you manage conflict, and how might you manage it better?
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Keep up: do the readings. Be open to discussing complex, sometimes personal (though not too personal), content. Let down your guard in productive ways.
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This note was uploaded on 01/26/2012 for the course ECON 401 taught by Professor Burbidge,john during the Fall '08 term at Waterloo.

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