Communication Arts - COMA 202
Small Group Communication
3 Credit Hours3 Lecture Hours
This is a foundational course that introduces students to key concepts and theories of effective small group communication. Topics may include leadership models, characteristics of effective teams, decision making and problem-solving processes, group norms, cultural and team diversity and types and roles of teams. Students will explore concepts through a variety of team presentations and projects that will enhance their understanding of small group communication.
(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)
Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:
- Explain the value of studying small group communication.
- Summarize major theories relevant to small group communication.
- Analyze small group leadership models.
- Examine the characteristics of effective teams.
- Summarize the essential qualities of competent group members.
- Analyze the types and roles of small groups.
- Analyze decision making processes used in small groups.
- Analyze practices for creative problem solving used in small groups.
- Analyze processes for managing conflict within small groups.
- Summarize norms for group behavior.
- Explain the impact of cultural dimensions on small group communication.
- Explain the impact of diversity among group members on small group communication.
- Analyze dimensions of virtual groups.
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