CA 301 Interpersonal Communication II
S2AA 2008 LC*
Dockery, Vint J.
Sr. Instructor/Adjunct Faculty
MA Human Resource DevelopmentBA Human Resource ManagementProfessional HR Generalist Certification
Lackland AFB, Tx BLDG 5200 Rm. (TBA)
Anytime via email and cell phone
17 Mar - 11 May 08
7:45 - 1:10 PM
Textbook: Stewart , Bridges Not Walls: A Book About Interpersonal Communication, 9th edition McGraw-Hill. ISBN 0072862866
Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore
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Educational Philosophy: The facilitator’s educational philosophy is one of interactiveness based on lectures, readings, quizzes, dialogues, examinations, internet, videos, web sites and writings. The facilitator will engage each learner in what is referred to as disputatious learning to encourage the lively exploration of ideas, issues and contradictions
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Minimum Requirements: The core assessment for CA301 Interpersonal II will be a portfolio which
-Includes a variety of student assignments designed to show student mastery of at least eight (75 percent) of the core learning objectives for the course.
-Includes an eight to ten-page research based paper that utilizes a minimum of eight sources.
-Includes at least one assignment that requires students to analyze the communication in a relationship (a case study of real or simulated interpersonal communication).
-Includes at least one assignment that illustrates student understanding of intercultural differences in values and communication and how that affects relationships.
-Includes at least one assignment assessing their own communication strengths and weaknesses and develop action plans to improve weak areas.
-Includes tests to illustrate knowledge of the philosophical roots of communication and the history of the field.
-Must not be assembled before the last quarter of the course although it may contain work done as the semester progress, such as journals.
-Emphasizes activities associated with the ability to think critically and communicate effectively.
-Must be transmitted to the instructor in electronic form.
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment: Assessment will be based on attendance, participation, examinations, and papers.
Grading: 300 - 270 = A
269 - 230 = B
229 - 210 = C
209 - 190 = D
Below 189= F
Midterm Exam (Take-Home)
Final Exam (In-class closed book)
Class project #1
Class project #2
Article Reviews #1
Article Reviews #2
Participation and Attendance
Core Assessment-Research Paper
Papers must be typewritten. Your work should reflect college-level standards. Any paper found to be plagiarized will receive a zero and may not be rewritten.
Extra Credit: No extra credit work will be assigned or accepted.
Examinations: Examinations may include any or all of the following: multiple choice, matching, short identification or definition, fill-in-the-blank, true/false, and short essay questions. Your Mid -Term will be a take home exam. One half class period will be allotted for the Final exam and it will be in class. Students arriving late will not be allowed to work longer than the designated period. The final exam is not comprehensive in nature. You are responsible for lecture information not included in your textbooks.
Late Submission of Course Materials: Deadlines must be met on time. No assignment will be accepted late without 10 points being deducted.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: No Food in the classroom. Only Water. Show the instructor and each student the proper respect.
22 Mar 08
Instructional policies, course specs – Review Syllabus.Introduction to interpersonal communication: Personality Self –Portrait
Chapters 1 & 2
29 Mar 08
Review Syllabus - Analyze Video/Group Project #1
5 Apr 08
Chapters 5 & 6
Analyze Video/Group Project #2 Presentation
12 Apr 08
Chapters 7 & 8
Midterm Exam: (Take Home) :Presentations
19 Apr 08
Chapter 9, 10, 11 Presentations -
26 Apr 08
Chapters 12 & 13 Presentations
3 May 08
Chapters 14 & 15
Research Paper Due
10 may 08
Research Paper - 8 to 10 pages on any topic related to Intercultural Difference. Use APA Format and a minimun of 8 sources. The research paper will be worth 50 points plus 15 points for revising work.
Group Project #1 & 2 - Class will analyze a video, break into groups, and write a 3 page group response
and action plan.
Article Review Presentation- . Students will be assigned to present 2 article review from other sources for class discussion. Each will be 3 full pages in length typed, double spaced, be no more than 2 years old and will have the original article stapled to it. The reviews will be in the following format: Article Overview, Agree/Disagree/Why and How it relates to the text.
Mid-term (Take Home)
Final (In-class closed book)
Academic Honesty:Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life. Park University 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-86
Plagiarism:Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. Park University 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87-88
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