Mar 28, 2023  
2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog 
2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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COMM 219 - Small Group Communication

4 Credit(s)

The purpose of the course is to provide a setting in which students may increase their knowledge about the function and role of small group communication both in and out of the workplace. Students will consider the unique challenges found only in group communication setting. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of small groups activities as well as an on-going group that presents a solution to a problem.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to:

1. Use communication skills that facilitate group work

2. Recognize the importance and function of small groups

3. Learn to work cooperatively and effectively in a group

4. Diagnose and correct ineffective group communication behavior

5. Make effective use of technology to communicate with group members

6. Learn effective group presentational skills

7. Engage in ethical communication processes that accomplish goals

8. Respond to the needs of diverse audiences and contexts

9. Build and manage relationships

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