COMM3380-01.Small Group Communication.F13.Corgan,Verna
Small Group Communication
Academic Term and Year
Hamline Plan Letter
Area of Study
CFST, CSTD, MGMT, SOCJ
Goals: To examine communication interaction in the small task-oriented group. To gain an understanding of how group dynamics are influenced by communication, and how group dynamics in turn affect communication patterns. To gain an understanding of task issues as well as interpersonal relationships in groups, and how communication affects both. Content: Theory of small-group communication. Examination of the phases of small-group interaction, development of norms, roles, group cohesiveness, productivity, and leadership. Analysis of the impact of power, status, conflict, and conformity on small-group discussion. Pragmatic skills related to group presentations and methods and enhancing group discussion. Taught: Annually. Prerequisite: COMM 1100 or junior/senior standing.
Corgan, Verna, "COMM3380-01.Small Group Communication.F13.Corgan,Verna" (2013). Syllabi. 1729.