COSK2221-A2 Intercultural Communications    (Spring 2004)

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Course Description
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Course Details

This section is Communication Skills intensive. Communication Skills I-V must be completed before taking this course.

Program Requirements


Enrollment for this section is reserved for students in the School of Adult and Continuing Education (ACE).

All courses offered through the School of Adult and Continuing Education utilize an online component. The amount of online usage varies with the type of class. If you have any questions regarding this or anything else related to ACE, please direct your inquiry to ace@rmu.edu.



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: 2 (01/10/2004 - 03/05/2004)

Days: R

Time: 06:00 - 08:00 pm

Location: Pittsburgh(Heinz 57)

Room: Center For A.C.E. 304

Seats Available: Course Full, Choose another

Credits: 3

The following additional fees apply to this section:   Partially Online Fee : $60.00

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

Jim Vincent
Associate Professor of English
 English Department
Coordinator, Rooney Int'l Scholar's Program
 Center for Global Engagement

vincent@rmu.edu
412-397-6456 phone
412-397-6469 fax
Wheatley Center 320

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