"Changing Neural Pathways Every Class Period"
"Anyone can talk, but few do so strategically"
working in groups will be part of your life
- The links above will lead you to most of the forms that will be used in the class. You will receive a course packet in every class, but if you need extra copies, or lose your book, you can survive by printing off these forms.
should be striving for excellence by: 1) continuously improving personal communication skills such as listening, public speaking, writing and managing conflict, 2) developing effective group communication skills by knowing how to effectively and efficiently solve problems, 3) becoming critical thinkers by understanding how to analytically and strategically address communication problems and 4) developing communication expertise by learning fundamental communication principles, practices and theories. Concentrating on these four critical areas puts every student in the best possible position to become a thoughtful, strategic, and professional communicator. Such individuals glisten like rare gems – coveted by friends, colleagues and organizations.
7 Questions to guide your thinking...
Can you prove it?
What are your assumptions?
What is effectiveness?
What is the pattern?
What can you do about it?
Is it ethical?
- "Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance." - Will Durant