To value the ability to identify what you DON'T know.
To value and avail yourself of the help of others in learning about yourself [or any topic]
To take responsibility for your own learning
To value rigorous thinking and writing
To be able to identify what you don't know and create a plan for learning what you need and want to learn
To develop research skills needed for finding the material needed for learning what you want to learn
To document your own learning processes
To see and articulate connections between ideas from different disciplines
To define, in communication terms, the concepts: communication, self and society
To create a coherent explanation of how communication acts in the formation, maintenance and evolution of the "self."
To apply your learning to specific intra- and interpersonal relational
challenges you face for the purpose of dealing with those
challenges in a positive, constructive, and satisfying way
To document your own development as a communicating self
To assess your development as a communicating self
To evaluate ideas presented in the readings and class presentations