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.
Create a plan to manage interpersonal relationship challenges.
Determine appropriate conflict management skills for interpersonal relationship challenges.
Compare conflict management styles.
Create a strategy for maintaining interpersonal relationships.
Explain how interpersonal relationships develop.
Explain the importance of attraction and power in interpersonal relationships.
Self and Perception
Determine appropriate strategies for improving interpersonal perception and self-esteem.
Identify barriers to accurate interpersonal perception.
Explain how interpersonal perceptions are formed.
Diversity and Nonverbal Communication
Determine appropriate nonverbal communication strategies for interpersonal communication.
Explain the effect of nonverbal communication codes on interpersonal communication.
Determine appropriate intercultural communication strategies.
Identify cultural barriers and their effects on interpersonal communication.
Determine appropriate word use for interpersonal communication situations.
Identify word barriers and their effects on interpersonal communication.
Determine appropriate listening strategies for interpersonal interaction.
Identify listening barriers and their effects on interpersonal communication.
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