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Course Overview

For many years, programs in mediation, dialogue, and deliberation have been invaluable in helping people change their communicative patterns in order to improve their situations at home, work, and in the community. In this course we will examine these three well-established types of programs, learn how and why they work, and experience using and participating in these methods through role plays, simulations, and actual events. We will use a communication perspective within a systemic approach to examine the complex factors involved in conflict and to learn how a change in communication can shift interaction dynamics.

Prerequisite: COM 330

Program: Communication Studies

Credit: 3

Other Courses

COM-410

Advanced Public Presentations

Students in this course will approach public speeches…

Communication Studies

Credits 3

COM-420

Nonverbal Communication

A study of the theories and research on…

Communication Studies

Credits 3

COM-430

Gender and Communication

This course is an examination of communication and…

Communication Studies

Credits 3

COM-440

Intercultural Communication

An examination of the role played by communication…

Communication Studies

Credits 3

COM-450

Political Communication

An examination of the persuasive strategies used by…

Communication Studies

Credits 3

COM-460

Organizational Communication

The role of communication in complex organizations. Emphasis…

Communication Studies

Credits 3