This course addresses the communication aspects of terrorism, including both the ways terrorism has been used to make political and religious statements worldwide; how the media cover those messages; and how we talk about those messages and the coverage they receive. The course draws on the cutting-edge communication research from international/intercultural, political, mass communication, and computer-mediated communication sources. This is a course in the communication of terrorism. It is neither a course in the political science of terrorism nor in the criminal justice enforcement of counter-terrorism.
The process of building a therapeutic relationship begins from prior to time of contact with a patient, the interpersonal skills of the nurse; then the process includes skills required by the nurse to communicate effectively, including respect, trust, non-judgment and empathy....
Explain the principles and misconceptions in effective interpersonal communications.
Identify the barriers to effective interpersonal interactions.
Describe the process by which self-concept is developed and maintained.
Assess their personal communications and improve their communication competencies.
Develop strategies for active, critical, and empathic listening.
Recognize how words have the power to create and affect attitudes, behavior, and perception.
Understand how perceptions, emotions, and nonverbal expression affect interpersonal relationships.
Define emotional intelligence and its role in effective interpersonal relationships.
Evaluate appropriate levels of self-disclosure in relationships.
Describe strategies for managing interpersonal conflicts.
Recognize how self-concept and defensive and supportive messages and behaviors create positive and negative communication climates.
Understand the impact of gender and culture on interpersonal communications.
Write an eight to ten page paper (excluding title and reference pages) in the form of a letter. In this paper, address at least five concepts (choose the concepts that you feel are most important to successful communication within interpersonal relationships). Your advice cannot be based on your own opinions; you must back up your advice with research, which may include readings from this course or from outside sources. In total, your paper must include at least five (5) sources, including at least two (2) from the Ashford University Library. This is a formal paper and should utilize proper grammar, complete sentences, appropriate paragraphs, and correct citations/references in proper APA (6th edition) style. However, you will write this paper in the format of a letter to the newly-engaged couple, and may address the couple throughout the paper. For example: “Dear Sara and Tim, my advice to you for a successful relationship is…” Along with explaining concepts and including research, you may also use your personal experiences as examples of the research and advice that you are offering.
Interpersonal relationships can be built with many different forms of communication but self-concept and self-disclosure play two of the biggest roles in forming positive interpersonal working relationships.
Imagine that a newly engaged couple hears that you are taking a course in interpersonal communication, and wants advice for their relationship. Based on what you have learned in this course, what advice would you give them regarding how to effectively use interpersonal communication in their relationship? Write your paper in the form of a letter.
Contemporary communication techniques for use in business and industry. Principles and practice of oral reporting, persuasive speaking, conference participation, and interpersonal interaction.
Understanding how to communicate in a professional manner can help people in their careers and I feel improving my own communication skills will benefit me now and in the future....
Nonverbal communication will focus on the nonverbal aspects of human communication. Students will learn the vocabulary of nonverbal communication (NVC) as we examine the nature of NVC, NVC Codes, and the effects of NVC on messages we receive and send. In addition, we will consider nonverbal behaviors in interpersonal relationships, intercultural communication and research in nonverbal.
Survey of various theories of communication. Attention given to such topics as verbal and nonverbal coding, information processing, interpersonal and small group communication, organizational communication, the structure and effects of mediated communication, rhetorical criticism, and research in communication.
While the use of technology for communication is effectual in its quickness and easiness, it is less substantial than interpersonal communications and experiences.
Through the interpersonal communication (communication between two or more people) process, people can exchange information, create motivation, express feelings or apply penalties for inappropriate behavior, all within the workplace (Robbins, et al, 2009).
Interpersonal communication differs from other forms of communication in that there are few participants involved, the participants are in close proximity to each other, there are many sensory channels used, and feedback is immediate.
Basic skills and introductory concepts for examining and altering interpersonal communication. In addition to lectures and discussions, students engage in structured interpersonal exercises and simulations to practice interpersonal communication skills such as listening, paraphrasing, describing feelings and intentions, and giving and receiving criticism.
Basic concepts of interpersonal and inter-group communication within formal and informal social organizations. Current techniques of auditing and evaluating organizational communication.