COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Interpersonal Communication
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
PRA 202
Spring
3
0
3
6
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Required
Course Level
First Cycle
Course Coordinator -
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives To analyze interpersonal communication as a tool to forge and maintain relationships, to understand its role in shaping personal identities, to improve social interactions with the communication partners
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • will be able to define basic concepts of interpersonal communication
  • will be able to explain the aspects of verbal and non-verbal communication
  • will be able to analyze interpersonal communication processes
  • will be able to interpret the impact of gender roles on interpersonal communication.
Course Content The course covers the impact of social context, culture, identity, and the roles in face-to-fact communication. The features of interpesonal communication are analysed within case studies. Students are expetced to particate in discussions, to prepare one homework, and group project.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Introduction What Is Interpersonal Communication? Speech communities, speech events, and ways of speaking
2 Concepts and processes of interpersonal communication Hartley, P. (1999) Interpersonal communication, second edition, Routledge, pp.15-41.
3 Interpersonal communication skills Hartley, P. (1999) Interpersonal communication, second edition, Routledge, pp.42-76.
4 Social and cultural context Hartley, P. (1999) Interpersonal communication, second edition, Routledge, pp.77-95.
5 Social identity, social perception Hartley, P. (1999) Interpersonal communication, second edition, Routledge, pp.96-124.
6 Using codes, verbal and non-verbal communication Hartley, P. (1999) Interpersonal communication, second edition, Routledge, pp.125-160; Sadri, M. Flammia (2001). Intercultural Communication, The Continnum Int.Pub.Group, pp. 122-245.
7 Midterm exam
8 Gender roles, male and female communciation Hartley, P. (1999) Interpersonal communication, second edition, Routledge, pp.181-202.
9 Popular models of interpersonal communication Hartley, P. (1999) Interpersonal communication, second edition, Routledge, pp.161-180.
10 Digitial communication and interpersonal communication Hartley, P. (1999) Interpersonal communication, second edition, Routledge, pp.203-229.
11 Presentations
12 Presentations
13 Presentations
14 Presentations
15 Review of the term
16 -
Course Textbooks

Reading Materials: book chapters and articles, powerpoint presentations, class discussions

References

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Requirements Number Percentage
Participation
1
10
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
1
10
Presentation / Jury
1
25
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
25
Final / Oral Exam
1
30
Total

Contribution of Semester Work to Final Grade
Contribution of Final Work to Final Grade
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
Study Hours Out of Class
16
3
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
1
Presentation / Jury
1
19
Project
10
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
15
Final / Oral Exam
1
10
    Total
140

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Qualifications / Outcomes
* Level of Contribution
1
2
3
4
5

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest