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COSK2221-K Intercultural Communications    (Fall 2014)

Course Details
Course Description
About The Instructor
Course Details

Section will be taught as a combination of online and in class meetings. There are regularly scheduled class meeting times as well as significant online interaction and assignments. Students must arrange for daily access to a computer and the Internet prior to the start of classes. Robert Morris labs are to be used only as a backup in special situations and may not be relied upon for extended periods of time. In addition to the Internet link, online classes have a large emphasis on email. All messages from the instructor and other information regarding online classes, including user ids, passwords, and login instructions will be sent to your Robert Morris University email account.
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Session, Dates: 3 (08/25/2014 - 10/16/2014)

Days: R

Time: 06:00 - 08:00 pm

Location: Moon Campus

Room:

Seats Available: Course Full, Choose another

Credits: 3

The following additional fees apply to this section:   Partially Online Fee : $90.00

Course Description

This course reintroduces the integrated nature of the communications skills program and underscores the importance of communications for a successful life and career. While introducing small group process, CO221 extends the study and practice of communications skills into multicultural and global contexts. Focusing on the complexity and diversity of group activity in the contemporary workplace, this course provides an understanding of and strategies for coping with groups comprised of persons having different ethnic gender, racial, religious, organizational, and professional backgrounds and perspectives. Attention is given to multi cultural and ethical awareness, leadership styles, small group processes, and problem-solving methods. Besides demonstrating their command of the communications skills developed in the previous communications courses, students are expected to use appropriate support technologies in course projects and presentations.

Prerequisite: COSK1221

About The Instructor

Edward Karshner, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of English
English Department


karshner@rmu.edu
412-397-6444 phone
412-397-6468 fax
Wheatley Center 209
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