This course is designed to give valuable experience to students on elements of effective human communication. It is intended that this course will correlate with students’ knowledge, increase motivation and human communication skills.
This course is a study of basic principles and types of communication. This course is also designed to explore different models of communication and effectiveness of communication in context of interpersonal and group discussion.
By the end of this course, students should be able to:-
1. Basic knowledge of an effective communication.
2. Able to speak with more confident in front of peers in an organized manner and participate effectively in class discussion.
3. Building a positive character with integrity and motivation.
Relationship of course and outcome
This course serves students in a variety of majors. The information below describes how the course contributes to the university’s objectives.
This course provides instruction, support, practice, and feedback to improve communication skills. Effective oral presentation is a goal.
The course is also designed to improve the overall problem-solving and critical-analysis skills of students.
Reading, writing, and discussion in this course heighten student knowledge of contemporary social / ethical issues and student ability to understand multiple perspectives of such issues.
The class meets for 2 hours a week all semester long; it is a 1 credit class
Week 01 : Course briefing, individual orientation & team formation
Week 02 : Introduction to Effective Communication / Group Assignment Implementation
Week 03 : Models and Types of Human Communication
Week 04 : Introduction to Non-Verbal Communication
Week 05 : How To Tackle Your Anxiety / Stage Frights
Week 06 : Group Activity 1 : Organizing A Speech (Story Telling)
Week 07 : Quiz and Public Speaking (Story Telling) 3 minute
Mid-Semester Break (1 week)
Week 08 : Group Activity 2 : Organizing A Speech (Scripted Speech)
Week 09 : Public Speaking (Scripted Speech) 5 minute
Week 10 : Effective Listening Skills
Week 11 : Group Activity 3 : Organizing A Speech (Impromptu Speech)
Week 12 : Public Speaking (Impromptu Speech) 7 minute
Week 13 : Group Activity 4 (How To Communicate In An Interview)
Week 14 : Last Class - Final Assessment (Peer- To-Peer Review)
1. Attendance - 14 days x 2 hours (28%)
2. Story Telling (3 min = 6%); Scripted Speech (5 min=10%); Impromptu Speech (7 min=14%)
3. Group Activity – 3 projects (15%)
4. Class Participation (10%)
5. Online Quiz (10%)
6. Peer-to-Peer Assessment - (7%)
1. 30 min Lecture and Topic Discussion
2. Group Activities & Individual Presentation
3. Quiz, Individual & Group Assessments
4. Simulations, Case Study & Games
5. Class Practical / Class Visit