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Small Group Communication
About the Course
Small group analyzes the role communication plays in small group processes; focuses on development of the special communication skills needed in the small group setting.
Are you ready?
What will I learn?
1) How to effectively conduct a problem-solving meeting or discussion. 2) How to exert leadership in a small group setting.
What will I do?
1) Conduct and/or participate in decision-making meetings in front of the class. These “fishbowl” discussions are critiqued in the class.
2) Write a reaction paper to the fishbowl experience.
3) Work in a team to analyze and assess the effectiveness of a decision-making meeting in the field.
4) Take two major tests.
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?
"I don’t know what happens next, and I don’t need to know, because I welcome the exploration. I embrace uncertainty at every turn" - Lance Armstrong