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Foundations Of Interpersonal Communication

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This course includes the application of communication principles, theory, and research to the process of interpersonal communication; includes verbal, nonverbal, listening, conflict management, and communication skills most relevant to a broad range of interpersonal settings.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks This course is available to take individually or To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Diversity and Nonverbal Communication

    • Determine appropriate intercultural communication strategies.
    • Explain the effect of nonverbal communication codes on interpersonal communication.
    • Determine appropriate nonverbal communication strategies for interpersonal communication.
    • Identify cultural barriers and their effects on interpersonal communication.

    Self and Perception

    • Explain how interpersonal perceptions are formed.
    • Determine appropriate strategies for improving interpersonal perception and self-esteem.
    • Identify barriers to accurate interpersonal perception.

    Conflict Management

    • Compare conflict management styles.
    • Determine appropriate conflict management skills for interpersonal relationship challenges.
    • Create a plan to manage interpersonal relationship challenges.

    Relationships

    • Explain the importance of attraction and power in interpersonal relationships.
    • Create a strategy for maintaining interpersonal relationships.
    • Explain how interpersonal relationships develop.

    Verbal Communication

    • Identify listening barriers and their effects on interpersonal communication.
    • Determine appropriate listening strategies for interpersonal interaction.
    • Identify word barriers and their effects on interpersonal communication.
    • Determine appropriate word use for interpersonal communication situations.
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