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COM 251 - Small Group Dynamics


Description:
Analysis and practice of communication principles affecting effectiveness of small group discussion. Includes theory and practice of leadership and problem solving in small groups.

Prerequisites:
Prerequisite: COM 207.

Credits: (4)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Describe the primary divisions of group communication theory to include stages of group growth and development, leadership, problem solving, functional roles, and communication norms.
  • Increase skill in the evaluation of group process.
  • Increase ability to apply leadership theory and concepts.
  • Increase knowledge and ability to solve problems in groups.
  • Increase ability to develop effective working relationships with other group members.
  • Distinguish between content and process variables in group communication.
Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
3/03/05



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