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PSYC 230 - Verbal Communication
Course Code:
PSYC 230

Credits:
3

Calendar Description:
This course is a continuation of Psychology 220 - Interpersonal Communication. Several new communication skills are introduced and practiced; additional elements of the helping model are presented.

Date First Offered:
2005-02-25

Hours:
Total Hours: 45
Lecture Hours: 3


Total Weeks:
15

This course is offered online:
No

Pre-Requisites:
PSYC 220, or consent of the instructor

Non-Course Pre-Requisites:
None

Co-Requisites:
None

Rearticulation Submission:
Yes

Course Content:
- Introduction to PSYC 230
- The Skills of Confrontation
- Exploring the Story from Multiple Perspectives
- Eliciting and Reflecting Meaning
- Influencing Skills
- Skill Integration
- Integrating Microskills and Theory
- Practical Integration

Learning Outcomes:
The general course objectives are:
- To describe effective communication skills and strategies.
- To demonstrate the effective use of a variety of communication skills.
- To conduct interviews using a broad range of communication skills.
- To demonstrate the ability to provide constructive verbal feedback to other students in the class.
- To demonstrate the ability to work effectively with other students.



Grading System:
Letters

Grading Weight:
Assignments: 60 %


Other Pertinent Information:
Exams: 40%

Course Offered in Other Programs:
Yes

Other Programs:
Academic
Associate of Arts Diploma - Fine Arts
Associate of Arts Degree
Social Services Worker
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