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Details regarding the classes I am currently teaching, course calendars, assignment and contact information are available here. If you have any questions or concerns regarding this site or our class, please contact me by phone, e-mail or in person during my office hours so I can provide additional assistance.
Spring 2004 Classes
COMS 5 - 6 The Communication Experience (Monday/Wednesday/Friday 10:00 - 10:50) MND 4000
COMS 5 - 12 The Communication Experience (Monday/Wednesday 12:00 - 1:15) MND 4000
The Communication Experience-Catalogue Description. Basic skills and introductory concepts necessary for effective communication in a variety of settings. Special emphasis on practical experiences within groups, facilitation of interpersonal relationships, and methods of conflict resolution.
This course satisfies the CSUS General Education requirement for area A1-- Oral communication; accordingly there is a heavy emphasis on student discussion and participation. The class will follow a lecture/discussion format, so you are asked to participate actively.
COMS 5 - Syllabus
The complete (and rather lengthy) syllabus is available by clicking on the COMS 5 - Syllabus link above or you may scroll down to the course calendar and specific assignments that are duplicated from within the syllabus for more targeted and concise information.
The entire course calendar with reading assignments, presentation and exam dates can be found by clicking on the course calendar link for your class section below:
COMS 5-12 M/W 12 - 1:15 - NOTE: Final exam period adjusted
Specific details regarding all assignments can be found by clicking on the name of the assignment below. See the syllabus for a summary of grading policies and the course calendar for due dates.
CSUS Writing Center
As a means of assessment, this course requires several written reports analyzing communication experiences. If written communication is an area that could benefit from some additional support or development, please contact or visit the tutors at the CSUS Writing Center. Contact information and a description of the services available can be found by accessing their web page with the following link:
CSUS English Department Writing Standards
In order to maintain academic consistency across departments, written communication assessments will be evaluated according to the criteria established by the CSUS English department. Details regarding these standards can be found by visting their home page with the following link:
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State University, Sacramento
Communication Studies Department
Updated: April 23, 2004