This is the recommended first graduate course in the master's program. It acquaints participants with the written assignments and oral presentations required in the master's program. It focuses on dyadic and small group communication models, various models and strategies for communication in different types of organizations, the nature of listening, negotiation and conflict resolution, task-oriented group communication processes, teambuilding and leadership, persuasion, and the nature of evidence. The course improves your ability to use appropriate communication devices and strategies in achieving organizational objectives, and sharpens your written and oral communication skills.Taiwan Program Only.
4 Graduate credits
Effective January 8, 2003 to present