University of Wisconsin Green Bay
Communication Department

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"Organizations devote an enormous amount of time to committee meetings. Yet, few spend that time wisely because employees lack the appropriate critical thinking and communication skills. Anyone who brings those skills 'to the table' can become a vital asset to almost any organization." 

Small Group Communication


Small Group Communication
Fall 2012

Tentative Schedule

 

Week

Date

Topic

Reading/Assignment

1

9.4
9.6

Overview of the course

What is a small group?

Beebe: 1

Tropman book

2

9.11
9.13

Meeting Management

Listening Skills

B: 2, 3, 4

B: 5

3

9.18
9.20

Group A

Creativity

 

B: 6

4

9.25
9.27

Problem Solving

Group B, Problem Solving

B: 7, 8

5

10.2
10.4

Group C, Conflict Resolution

Conflict Resolution

B:  9

6

10.9
10.11

Group D, Analytical Tech.

Analytical Techniques

B:  10,11

7

10.16
10.18

Group E, Structural Impacts

Structural Impacts

 

8

10.23
10.25

Mid-Term Exam

Catch Up Day

 

9

10.30
11.
1

Groups 1 & 2

 Groups 3 & 4

 

 

10

11.6
11.18

Groups 5 & 6

Catch-up Day

 

 

11

11.13
11.15

Special Group Formats

Special Group Formats

C & D (all)  

12

11.20

Leadership

Thanksgiving

B: 12

13

11.27
11.29

Leadership

 

 

14

12.4
12.6

 Groups 1& 2

Groups 3 & 4

 

15

12.11

Groups 5 & 6

 

 

12.13 Final Exam (Thursday. 8 a.m.)