COM101 Intro. to Oral Communication

Lead Faculty: Dr. Laine Goldman

Course Description

Introduction to fundamentals of oral communication. Focus on theories of the communication process. Emphasis on listening, non-verbal communication and audience analysis, in different contexts.

Learning Outcomes

  • Describe essential aspects of the communication process.
  • Explain the importance that oral communication has on society and self.
  • Describe how listening is crucial to successful communication.
  • Describe the different forms of oral communication.
  • Explain how ethics plays an important role in communication.
  • Define 'non-verbal' communication.