CA 104 Interpersonal Communication I
S1AA 2008 LC
Dockery, Vint J.
MA Human Resource DevelopmentBA Human Resource ManagementProfessional HR Generalist Certification
Lackland AFB, Tx BLDG 5200 Rm. (TBA)
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14 Jan - 9 Mar 08
7:45 - 1:10 PM
Textbook: Ronald B. Adler, “Looking Out/Looking In” 11th Edition
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Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Core Assessment Portfolio: (20% to 30% of grade) The Core Assessment Portfolio is a collection
of student work. The portfolio must not
be assigned due before the last quarter of the course and should cover at least
8 (75 percent) of the core learning objectives for the course. It should involve research and emphasize
activities associated with the ability to think critically and communicate
effectively. The rubric and core
assessment project must be included in all syllabi. The Core Assessment Portfolio should be
transmitted to the instructor in electronic form preferably via email.
90 - 100% A
80 - 89% B
70 - 79% C
60 - 69% D
0 - 59% F
Core Assessment Portfolio:
Minimum Requirements: The core assessment
for CA104 Interpersonal Communication will be a portfolio which
a variety of student assignments designed to show student mastery of at least
eight (75 percent) of the core learning objectives for the course.
at least one four-page research based paper that utilizes a minimum of three
at least one assignment that requires students to analyze their own
communication behaviors or the communication behaviors of others.
at least one assignment that requires students to develop a mini-research
project or a media or other creative work illustrating understanding of core
at least one assignment that illustrates student understanding of intercultural
differences in values and communication.
not be assembled before the last quarter of the course although it may contain
work done as the semester progress, such as journals.
no more than two previously graded assignments.
activities associated with the ability to think critically and communicate
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment:
Students must read all material prior to the next schedule class and be prepared to discuss assigned material. Each group will have one research paper 5 full pages long (double spaced printed) with separate cover sheet and reference page. The group will present it to the class.
Each student will complete a 2 page article review and it can not have anything to do with the research paper. The article can not be more than 2 years old.
The article review will be in the following format or points will be deducted; Article Overview, Agree/Disagree/Why, and How it relates to the text. Each student will have a take home exam.
Students will completely define each Key Term at the end of each chapter (1 – 10) and turn then in to the instructor (printed) on or before the 7th class meeting.
Research Paper completed by each student and is due week 8.
Students will complete their individual behavior assessment on class one and two.
90 - 100 = A
80 - 89 = B
70 - 79 = C
60 - 69 = D
0 - 59 = F
Test - The test will be made up questions and /or exercises from the text. (20 pts)
Participation/Discussion - students will read each chapter proir to coming to class which includes completing the Key Terms at the end of each chapter. Students are required to look up and define each key term and be prepared to discuss them in class. All terms must be turned in typed/printed to the instructor by the 8th class meeting. (10 pts) Each student will complete a Behavior Assessment Test which will require the student to analyze their own communication behavior and the communication behavior of other classmates. (10 pts)
Written Work - This assignment will be a 5 page research based paper on a core concept in the text, and will utilizes a minimum of three different sources. This assignment is worth 20 points and will be due the 6th week of class. This paper will be completed in the APA format which includes a seperate cover sheet, body of work, and seperate references page. Remember the five pages come from the body of work, not the cover sheet or reference page. (20 pts)
Additionally, each student will complete a 2 page Article Review on a selected topic and will discuss their article in class. (10 pts) Times will be select for each student to discuss his/her topic.
Finally, the Core Assessment Portfolio: Interculturnal video (10pts) and Group project 20pts
Students will evaluate a Intercultural Video Due week 7. Students will be broken into groups to complete a Group Project which will be presented in front of the class. Each group will be responsilbe for teaching a particular aspect of Interpersonal Communication. This will be due the 8th week of class. (20pts) CompleteTotal = 100pts
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.
19 Jan 08
26 Jan 08
Key Terms Discussed
2 Feb 08
9 Feb 08
16 Feb 08
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