Course Description for Small Group Communication
Small Group Communication
Prerequisites: SPC 2608 or SPC 4064
Description: This course will introduce theories regarding the interaction of individuals in groups, and techniques of discussion applied to goal-oriented small group situations. Assignments and activities will increase understanding of communication in groups encountered in both personal and professional contexts. Topics considered include systems theory, decision-making, problem-solving, leadership, power and status, parliamentary procedure, and group development. This course includes consideration of research methods, leadership, and conflict resolution applied to active community based learning as well as classroom learning activities.