COMM105

[4 credits]

Listening & Critical Thinking
Introduces the concepts and skills involved in listening and critical thinking in a variety of contexts, including work situations, personal and family relationships, and education. Elements covered will include the ethical responsibilities of listening and the processes of hearing, understanding, remembering, interpreting, evaluating, and responding. Skills used to build and manage relationships will include using critical thinking to analyze specific situations; using persuasion theories to create or critique messages; identifying how values, beliefs, and cultural differences impact the listening and responding process; and encouraging the use of empathy to enhance listening in diverse contexts. Offered as needed; CL

Terms offered online: F,W,Sp,Su

Tuition and Fees

Online Fee per class: $50

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