Communication 1100 Spring 2011

        Instructor:  Leslie F. Johnson, Assistant Professor of Communication

        Email:  ljohnson@highlands.edu   

        Office Number:  678/872-8072

Important Dates:   Spring 2011
        Drop/Add: Through January 18 @ 5:30 pm
        Classes Begin:  January 10, 2011
        Mid-term March 3, 2011 is the last day to withdraw with a W.
        MLK Holiday:  January 17, 2011
        Spring Break: March  7-11
        Classes End: May 3rd 
        Reading Day:  May 4
        Exams:  May 5-9

        

Final Exam Schedule:

MW   8 am (20056)       Monday, May 9 @ 8 am

MW   9:15 (20057)        Monday, May 9 @ 10 am

MW   2 pm (20060)       Monday, May 9 @ 12 noon

TR   12:30 (20067)        Thursday, May 5 @ 12 noon

TR     2 pm (20068)       Thursday, May 5 @ 2 pm

Text and Required Materials

Text:  Understanding Human Communication 10th Edition by Adler and Rodman (ISBN# 978-0-19-533612-2)

Required Daily Materials: 

Binder with all class materials, pen, pencil, class syllabus, class schedule, and grade calculation sheet.

TEXTBOOK Online Resources:

Includes chapter outlines, flash cards, and self-tests.  To get the most from course content , it is suggested that the student print out the chapter outlines and bring them to class.  All textbook resources can be located at the below textbook link.


Textbook Website

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Course Syllabus and Schedule 

Service Learning  (CRN# 20268) Syllabus, Schedule, and Grade Log  Spring 2011

MW (CRN# 20256, 20257, 20260)  Syllabus, Schedule, and Grade Log for  Spring 2011

TR ( CRN# 20267) Syllabus, Schedule, and Grade Log for  Spring 2011



Major Assignments


Service Learning Class:  Major Assignments

Service Learning Packet:  Journal and Informative Presentation


COMM 1100 MW, TR Class:  Major Assignments


All assignments located under handouts

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Handouts

Chapters 1-5 Handouts

Chapter 1:  Communication Scenarios

Chapter 2:  Three Selves I Am A Puzzle  Assignment

Chapter 2: Impression Management (Complete Prior to class) 

Chapter 2:  Analogy Assignment

Chapter 2:  Analogy Speech Gradesheet

Chapter 2:  Bonus Movie Assignment

Chapter 4:  Are You a Good Listener  (Complete Prior to Class)

Chapter 5:  Magazine Cover Assignment (Complete Prior to Class)

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Chapters 6-9 Handouts

Chapter 6:  Knapps Developmental Stages

Print and Bring all Chapter 7 Handouts to Class

Chapter 7: Johari Window (Complete Prior to Class)

Chapter 7: Personality Styles Inventory

Chapter 7:  Conflict Management Style Assessment

Chapter 8:  Group Project  Assignment Packet (not Service Learning)

Chapter 9:  Group Problem Solving Activity


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Chapters 10-14 Handouts

Chapter 10:  Audience Adaptation Analysis

Chapter 11 Example of Formal Sentence Outline #1

Chapter 11: Example of Formal Sentence Outline #2

Chapter 12: Controlling Your Speech Apprehension

Chapter 13:  Informative Speech Assignment  & Topic Submission Sheet  (not Service Learning)

Chapter 14:  Persuasive Fallacies (Elementary My Dear Watson)


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Course Evaluations

Be sure to complete the online Course Survey through your GHC email account and bring completion confirmation sheet to class.

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Test Study Guide Materials
(These guides are provided as an additional tool.  They are divided up by chapter.  Be aware that these guides are simply a resource tool and are not intended as a sole measure of content on any test.)


Study Guide Questions for All Chapters 



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PowerPoint Presentations 

These slideshows are simply a courtesy.  Actual lecture presentations include material not included on these slideshows.  Students are responsible for thorough notetaking in class.


Introductory Powerpoint

Ethics and Academics

Etiquette in a Mediated Society

Chapter 1:  Communication Overview

Chapter 2 Part I:  Self-Concept 

Chapter 2 Part II:  Perception

Chapter 3: Language

Chapter 4: Listening

Chapter 5: Nonverbal

Chapter 6: Understanding Relationships

Chapter 7: Improving Relationships

Chapter 8: The Nature of Groups

Chapter 9: Group Problem Solving

Chapter 10: Topic Selection

Chapter 11: Organization and Support

Chapter 12: Delivery

Chapter 12:  Tips for a Powerful PowerPoint

Chapter 13: Informative Speaking

Chapter 14: Persuasive Speaking


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