Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

Examines how principles of interpersonal communication operate in a supervisory context within organizations. Includes communication processes, barriers and misconceptions, impact of cultural values and norms, influences of perception and judgment, nonverbal communication, listening effectively, identifying and controlling emotions, developing an effective communications climate, and effectively managing conflict. Audit available.  (For detailed information, see the Course Content and Outcome Guide ).


Distance Education: Web Course Information

CRN 30185

From the Instructor:
This course explores how principles of interpersonal communication operate in everyday work life such as: communication processes, barriers and misconceptions; impact of cultural values and norms; influences of perception and judgment; communication and self-talk; creating and responding to messages; characteristics of nonverbal communication and their impact; listening effectively; identifying and controlling emotions; developing an effective communications climate; and effectively managing conflict.
Course Specific Requirements:
This three-credit, interactive, distance-learning course, can only be accessed via Desire2Learn using one of the links from MyPCC. The required text is: Interplay: The Process of Interpersonal Communication, 13th edition. The class is structured so you can participate for the first 2 weeks without a textbook. The SE Campus library has a copy of the book you can use on campus. Additional reading material is provided through links to articles on the web.
Web Technical Requirements:
Please be sure to read the Technical Requirements for this delivery mode.
Students with Disabilities:
Students with disabilities should notify their instructor if accommodations are needed to take this class. For information about technologies that help people with disabilities in taking Web based distance learning classes please visit the Office for Students with Disabilities website.
Web Prerequisite | Start Guide for Online Learners:
Before you take your first online class at PCC, you must complete the start guide for online learners. The start guide will help you decide if online classes are right for you. Once you complete the start guide, you will be eligible to register for online classes. To learn more, go to http://www.pcc.edu/osg
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CRN Campus / Bldg / Rm Time Days Dates
30185 WEB » - 20-Jun-2016 thru 03-Sep-2016
Instructor: Linda L Paulson
Notes: $20 fee. 971-722-6147
Tuition: credit Fees: $20.00
For information, contact Southeast