Course Code: COMM210 Course ID: 3587 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate
This course examines the similarities and differences in male and female communication styles and patterns. The content emphasizes implications of gender as a social construct influencing perceptions, values, stereotyping, language use, nonverbal communication, and power conflict in human relationships.
|Registration Dates||Course Dates||Session||Weeks|
|09/28/20 - 02/26/21||03/01/21 - 04/25/21||Winter 2021 Session D||8 Week session|
|12/28/20 - 06/04/21||06/07/21 - 08/01/21||Spring 2021 Session D||8 Week session|
CO1: Analyze how written, visual, oral, and nonverbal communication create context for and expectations of gender, as well as examine communication styles and language development in males and females.
CO2: Explain the communication process and commonly recognized channels of communication.
CO3: Identify elements of behavior and identity that are related primarily to biological sex, socially constructed gender, or both.
CO4: Use theories of gender to determine possible sources of misunderstanding in field settings.
CO5: Compare characterizations of gender in more than one social, ethnic, or national culture.
CO6: Understand the role of communication channels and media in creating context for and expectations of gender.
Deborah Tannen, You Just Don't Understand: Women and Men in Conversation, Harper Trade Publishers, 2001 Paperback ISBN: 0060959622.
This text is not required, but is strongly recommended as one of the important early works in the study of gender and communication.
|Book Title:||The Gender Communication Connection, 2nd ed - e-book available in the APUS Online Library|
|Book Title:||To find the library e-book(s) req'd for your course, please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the eReserve by course #.|
|Author:||No Author Specified|
Not current for future courses.