Spring 2010 Class Schedule (CRC)



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COMM 301    Introduction to Public Speaking    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 51
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area A1; IGETC Area 1C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course prepares students to speak in a variety of rhetorical situations: as college students, as employees, as opinion leaders in the community. The course is designed to assist students in developing effective delivery, ethical research methodology, analytical thinking and listening skills, organization and outlining skills, and appropriate presentation skills. Emphasis is on researching, preparing, organizing, and presenting a variety of speeches for different audiences. Video taping equipment may be used as an aid to the student's self-analysis and improvement. Access to a computer with online capabilities may be required and computer access is available on campus.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 16-Mar 15
MTWTh     07:30AM-08:50AM LEC L.Chase              CRC MAIN BS 126          20303 
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Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 16-May 13
MTWTh     07:30AM-08:50AM LEC L.Chase              CRC MAIN BS 126          20577 Textbook
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Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
Sa        08:30AM-11:20AM LEC B.Kay                CRC MAIN BS 126          21387 Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC K.Riese              CRC MAIN BS 126          19965 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC C.Wagner             CRC MAIN M 201           21389 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC C.Wagner             CRC MAIN M 201           19967 Textbook
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MW        12:30PM-01:50PM LEC G.Hodgkinson         CRC MAIN CAC 138         22139 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC C.Wagner             CRC MAIN M 201           19969 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC C.Harris-Mathews     CRC MAIN BS 126          20417 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC C.Harris-Mathews     CRC MAIN BS 126          21599 Textbook
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TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC J.Gilgun             CRC MAIN BS 126          31983 Textbook
F         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC J.Gilgun             CRC MAIN BS 126          20877 Textbook
W         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC C.Harris-Mathews     CRC MAIN BS 126          20905 Textbook


COMM 311    Argumentation and Debate    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 300 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area A3
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces students to argumentation, critical evaluation of evidence, and reasoning in the context of debate. A series of writing assignments will focus on the skills of critical thinking, rhetoric, and the sophistication of argumentative skills. Intended as a practical course, the fundamentals of proposition analysis, case building and dissent are discussed and applied within written communication and oral presentation.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC G.Hodgkinson         CRC MAIN CAC 138         19971 
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MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC G.Hodgkinson         CRC MAIN L 102           32244 Textbook
M         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC S.Wheeler Abeyta     CRC MAIN BS 126          31984 Textbook


COMM 321    Interpersonal Communication    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 51
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area E1
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course will explore and apply models and theories of interpersonal communication in a variety of contexts. Using simulations and structured exercises, students develop a deeper understanding of communication concepts associated with developing and maintaining satisfying interpersonal relationships. Additionally, students will improve communication competency through a heightened awareness of the complexity of interpersonal communication and the development of skills as both senders and receivers of shared messages.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC G.Hodgkinson         CRC MAIN CAC 138         19399 
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MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC I.MacGregor          CRC MAIN CAC 138         21941 Textbook


COMM 325    Intercultural Communication    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101; or equivalent skills demonstrated through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area D7; IGETC Area 4G
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
See UC Limitations & Counselor
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces students to the influence of culture on identity, perception, social organization, language and nonverbal messages in intercultural experiences in the United States. Variations and commonalities in communication patterns across cultures are examined as well as processes and outcomes among persons of different group-based experiential backgrounds. Practical application of factors which influence communication among individuals of different cultures is emphasized.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC C.Wagner             CRC MAIN M 201           19397 
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TBA       TBA             LEC C.Wagner             CRC MAIN Online          31985 Textbook
Class 31985 is online.
Orientation: Tuesday, January 19, 6:00 p.m.-6:45 p.m., M-201
Students are encouraged to attend the on campus orientation.
Students are expected to contact Professor Chris Wagner for additional information by e-mail at wagnerc@crc.losrios.edu one week before the course not later than January 14.
NOTE: In order to complete this class, students must use the CRC Main Campus Computer Lab in LRC-204 or BS-145A OR have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1)Connection to the Internet; 2) e-mail account; and 3)word processing capabilities for Rich Text Format files, and the following free downloads: Adobe Acrobat Reader, Adobe Flash Player, and Quick Time in the latest versions.
For additional online course information go to http://crc.losrios.edu/de


COMM 331    Group Discussion    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 51
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area A1; IGETC Area 1C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
See UC Limitations & Counselor
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed to increase students' understanding of group communication and to prepare students to function more effectively in various types of groups, as college students, employees, as members in the community. The course is designed to assist students in developing an understanding of how group communication is uniquely different from other communication. Oral communication techniques within group settings will be analyzed in depth and assignments will include oral presentations (individual and group). The course will enhance students' effectiveness in the small group dynamics of roles, functions, leadership and norms. Problem-solving and decision-making skills are emphasized through simulations and discussion. Video taping equipment may be used as an aid to the student's self-analysis and improvement. Access to a computer with online capabilities may be required and computer access is available on campus.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.DuBray             CRC MAIN BS 126          19395 
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TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC D.DuBray             CRC MAIN BS 126          19393 Textbook
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MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.DuBray             CRC MAIN BS 126          31986 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC D.DuBray             CRC MAIN BS 126          19391 Textbook
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TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC C.Harris-Mathews     CRC MAIN BS 126          19389 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC C.Harris-Mathews     CRC MAIN BS 126          21943 Textbook
T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC T.Breese             CRC MAIN BS 126          20667 Textbook


COMM 361    The Communication Experience    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 51
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area A1; IGETC Area 1C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
See UC Limitations & Counselor
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces students to the fundamental concepts necessary for effective communication in a variety of settings with a variety of audiences. Special emphasis is placed on practical experiences within groups, facilitation of interpersonal relationships, and methods of conflict management. As part of this course, students are required to actively participate in groups and deliver oral presentations, both individually and in groups. Video taping equipment may be used as an aid to the student's self-analysis and improvement. Access to a computer with online capabilities may be required and computer access is available on campus.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LEC K.Riese              CRC MAIN M 201           20753 
Textbook
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC T.Breese             CRC MAIN BS 126          19405 Textbook

Spring 2010 Class Schedule

Updated: July 30, 2010