Fall 2012 Class Schedule (FLC)



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COMM 301    Introduction to Public Speaking    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 101 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
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: academic, professional, social, and political. Students will demonstrate effective verbal and non verbal delivery, ethical research methodology, analytical thinking and listening skills, organization and outlining skills, and appropriate presentation skills. In order to effectively assess oral communication competency, each student will complete a minimum of 22 minutes of evaluated speaking time. Emphasis is on researching, preparing, organizing, writing 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 is available on campus.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 25-Oct 19
TTh       06:00PM-09:05PM LEC H.Boeh               FLC MAIN FL2 153         15712 
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Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LEC E.LeFebvre           FLC MAIN FL2 153         15367 Textbook
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LEC P.Haug               FLC MAIN FL2 153         15368 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC P.Haug               FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15368 Textbook
This is a hybrid course in which approximately two-thirds of the class is online. The class will meet on the first day (Monday, August 27, 2012) in room FL2-153 from 1:00PM æ 2:20PM for a course overview. Students must attend the following class sessions to present and critique speech presentations: 8/27, 9/17, 9/19, 10/22, 10/24, 10/29, 11/26, 11/28, 12/3, 12/5, and during the final exam session on 12/12. The remainder of the course is online. This class has 2.1 hours TBA per week.

MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC P.Haug               FLC MAIN FL2 153         15369 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC P.Haug               FLC MAIN FL2 234         16035 Textbook
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC C.Haeuptle           FLC MAIN FL2 153         16062 Textbook
W         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC E.Kay                FLC MAIN FL2 153         16063 Textbook
W         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC B.Boehning           FLC MAIN FL2 153         16063 Textbook
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC B.Boehning           FLC MAIN FL4 136         20036 Textbook
MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LEC T.Knutson            Off Campus RCC 15        15598 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC M.Brandson           El Dorado EDC A105       15370 Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LEC C.Haeuptle           El Dorado EDC A204       16064 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Haeuptle           El Dorado EDC ONLINE     16064 Textbook
This is a hybrid course in which approximately 65% of the class is online. . Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. Attendance is required at the following class sessions: 9/20, 9/27, 10/11, 10/18, 10/25, 11/1, 11/8, 11/15, 11/29, 12/6, and 12/13. The remainder of the course is online. The orientation for this course is online and can be found on the Los Rios eLearning website at D2L.losrios.edu. Please follow the login instructions to access the course site and login to the eLearning system. Students who do not complete the online orientation quiz on the syllabus by August 31, 2012 at midnight will be dropped from the class. For more information, please contact the instructor at haeuptc@flc.losrios.edu


COMM 311    Argumentation and Debate    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 300 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: COMM 301
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area A1; CSU Area A3; IGETC Area 1C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers both the theory and practice of argumentation and debate. Students will learn to effectively develop and respond to reasoned written and oral arguments, to critically evaluate various types of evidence, and to advocate within the structures of formal debate. This course will allow students to develop critical thinking and communication skills necessary for personal, professional, and academic success.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC C.Boylan             FLC MAIN FL2 153         15371 
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MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC C.Boylan             El Dorado EDC A105       15807 Textbook


COMM 315    Persuasion    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 300 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area A3; IGETC Area 1B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course presents fundamental theories and techniques of persuasion as they occur in various communication contexts, including commercial, interpersonal, public, and mass media. Students develop critical thinking skills by engaging in oral and written analysis, evaluation, and composition of persuasive messages and by examining the personal, political, cultural, and social impacts of persuasion. Students explore ethical considerations of persuasive communication; learn about types of reasoning; and identify fallacious arguments as they occur in persuasion. Students will write a minimum of 6,000 written words in a variety of essay formats.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Boylan             FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      19247 
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TTh       01:00PM-02:40PM LEC C.Boylan             FLC MAIN FL1 207         19247 Textbook
This is a hybrid course in which approximately 60% of the class is online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. Attendance is required at the following class sessions: 8/28, 9/18, 9/20, 9/25, 9/27, 10/16, 10/18, 10/23, 11/13, 12/4, and 12/6. The remainder of the course is online. Students who do not attend the first class meeting on August 28, 2012 will be dropped from the class.


COMM 321    Interpersonal Communication    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 51 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area E1
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: Students in this course will explore and apply communication concepts associated with developing and maintaining satisfying interpersonal relationships. Through a variety of class activities, students experiment with various approaches to successful communication in interpersonal contexts, including conflict management and active listening. 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, Aug 25-Dec 20
TBA       TBA             LEC P.Haug               FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15372 
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This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. The orientation for this course is online and can be found on the Los Rios eLearning website at D2L.losrios.edu. Please follow the login instructions to access the course site and login to the eLearning system. For more information, please contact the instructor at haugp@flc.losrios.edu


COMM 325    Intercultural Communication    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 51 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement 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
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces students to the challenges and promises of intercultural communications 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, Aug 25-Dec 20
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC P.Haug               FLC MAIN FL3 173         15639 
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COMM 331    Group Discussion    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 101 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area A1; IGETC Area 1C
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: Group communication is pervasive in all academic, professional, and social environments. This course is designed to increase studentsā understanding of group communication and to prepare students to function more effectively in various types of groups. Students will learn about the dynamics of group roles, the multiple functions of groups, leadership styles, conflict management, problem-solving, and decision-making. Individual and group presentations are required. Videotaping equipment may be used as an aid to the studentās self-analysis and improvement. Access to a computer with online capabilities may be required and computer access is available on campus.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC C.Boylan             FLC MAIN FL2 153         15373 
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MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC E.Kay                El Dorado EDC A105       15374 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LEC C.Haeuptle           El Dorado EDC A105       15374 Textbook


COMM 361    The Communication Experience    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 101 with a grade of "C" or better; eligibility for ENGWR 300.
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 introduces students to the fundamental concepts and skills necessary for effective interpersonal, small group and public communication. Course content includes an emphasis on both communication theory and practice by providing students with the opportunity to develop communication competency through a variety of presentation formats. Special emphasis is placed on practical experiences within groups, facilitation of interpersonal relationships, as well as message design and delivery for multiple purposes and to diverse audiences. In order to effectively assess oral communication competency, each student will complete a minimum of 22 minutes of evaluated speaking time. Videotaping may be required for this course. Access to a computer with online capabilities may be required and is available on campus.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 20-Dec 14
TTh       06:00PM-09:05PM LEC L.Tucker             FLC MAIN FL2 153         19250 
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Fall 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: December 4, 2012