Canary, et al.Stewart **Res. Room
1-13/14Definitions & ModelsCh. 1 15-44 Reading #1
1-20/21 Verbal & Nonverbal Ch. 3 & 4143-156 Reading #2
2-3/4Self Presentation Ch. 2 & 583-108 Reading #3
2-13/14Behavior, Personality Ch. 14 & 1575-83
2-24/25RelationshipCh. 6 & 7430-441 Reading #4
3-10/11Relationship GoalsCh. 8 & 9324-348
3-19/20Conflict ManagementCh. 11,12 & 13 441-448 Reading #5
4-1/2Relational DissolutionCh. 10403-413 Reading #6
**These readings are available in the Reserve Room of the main library.
Readings 2-6 are from Interpersonal Communication: Readings in Theory and Research, Ed. Mark Redmond. Reading #2 is Ch. 1, #3 is Ch.3, #4 is Ch.4, #5 is Ch. 13, and #6 is Ch.25.
The following required assignments are worth the points indicated below toward the course grade:
Participation & Attendance 50
Short Essay Assignments 50
Paper & Project115
Two (2) Test (80 points each)160
PAPER & PROJECT:
Group topics and dates (tentative) for the presentation are listed below.
Please see Class Pak for an extensive explanation about paper and project.
Group I Verbal Communications & I General Interpersonal Communication Theory (see p. 25- Redmond) Language: 1) context, strategies, structures 2) meaning, influence, compliance. Listening & Empathy. Nonverbal Communication.
Group II Self Presentation Strategies. Affinity Seeking. Uncertainty Reduction. Attitude Similarity & Attraction. Message & Goal Structure.
Group III Communication Competence. Impression Management. Communication Apprehension. Attribution Theory. Dissonance. Self Disclosure. Social Penetration Theory. Norm of Reciprocity. Vulnerability in Communication.
Group IV Conflict :1) management, 2)strategies 3)styles. Relationship Termination: 1) patterns 2) disengagement styles 3) attributions 4) accounts.
Test I will be Feb. 19/20 It will cover all materials read and/or discussed between
the beginning of the semester and the test date.
Test II will be the week of Mar. 24 It will cover all the materials read and/or
discussed from Feb.24/25 through Mar. 22/23
8 TR - 9 A.M. April .29 9:35 TR-3P.M. April 25 9MWF- 3 P..M. April 29 10MWF- 3 P.M. April 30 Alternate. - Noon April 24