Course Title : Communication Skills II
Code Course
Type
Regular
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Credits ECTS
ELL 116-1 B 2 3 0 0 3.00 4
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Language English
Course Level
Description The course aims at an understanding of the nature of the groups, solving problems in the group and it also aims at public communication. A focus will be on group (academic) and business (technical) use of speech and reporting. Communication will be looked at the theoretical, public (academic speaking, reporting), and technical (business interviewing, resumes and memos) level.
Objectives For the student to take part and solve problems in groups are very important.Another goal is to learn how to present message in an organization by using informative and persuasive speaking.
Course Outline
WeekTopics
1The Nature in Groups (chp.8, Ronald B. Adler and George Rodman, Understanding Human Communication)
2The Nature in Groups (chp.8, Ronald B. Adler and George Rodman, Understanding Human Communication)
3Solving Problems in Groups (chp.9, Ronald B. Adler and George Rodman, Understanding Human Communication)
4Solving Problems in Groups (chp.9, Ronald B. Adler and George Rodman, Understanding Human Communication)
5Choosing and Developing a Topic (chp.10, Ronald B. Adler and George Rodman, Understanding Human Communication)
6Choosing and Developing a Topic (chp.10, Ronald B. Adler and George Rodman, Understanding Human Communication)
7Organization and Support (chp.11, Ronald B. Adler and George Rodman, Understanding Human Communication)
8Midterm Exam
9Presenting Your Message (chp.12, Ronald B. Adler and George Rodman, Understanding Human Communication)
10Presenting Your Message (chp.12, Ronald B. Adler and George Rodman, Understanding Human Communication)
11Informative Speaking (chp.13, Ronald B. Adler and George Rodman, Understanding Human Communication)
12Informative Speaking (chp.13, Ronald B. Adler and George Rodman, Understanding Human Communication)
13Persuasive Speaking (chp.14, Ronald B. Adler and George Rodman, Understanding Human Communication)
14Persuasive Speaking (chp.14, Ronald B. Adler and George Rodman, Understanding Human Communication)
15Review weeks 1-14
16Final Exam
Prerequisites
Textbook
Other References
Laboratory Work -
Computer Usage -
Other -
Learning Outcomes and Competences
1Students to gain theoretical understanding of intrapersonal, interpersonal, group, public and mass communication
2Students to master the main elements of technical communication in business and reporting
3The application of this knowledge in their daily lives and public presentations
Course Evaluation Methods
In-term studies Quantity Percentage
Midterms125
Quizzes115
Projects120
Term Projects00
Laboratory00
Attendance110
Contribution of in-term studies to overall grade70
Contribution of final examination to overall grade30
Total100
ECTS (Allocated Based on Student) Workload
Activities Quantity Duration
(hours)
Total Workload
(hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week : 16 x Total course hours) 16348
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14228
Assignments 100
Midterms 11010
Final examination 11414
Other 000
Total Work Load 100
Total Work Load / 25 (hours) 4
ECTS 4

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