COM 100: Introduction to Human Communication Spring 2012 Course Calendar Page 1 of 5
COM 100: Introduction to Human CommunicationSpring 2012 Course Calendar
All readings, assignments and activities are due by 11:59 PM Sunday evening of each week.Discussion posts are due by 11:59 PM Friday and responses are due by 11:59 PM Sunday of each week.This schedule is tentative and subject to change.Please see the Blackboard course for up-to-date calendar.
Date Readings Assignments & Activities Discussion Forum QuestionWeek 1:August 20, 2012Posts due 8/24 at11:59 PMAssignments andReply 8/19 at 11:59PMFundamentals ofCommunication Studies(Weeks 1-5)
Chapter 1: Introduction toHuman CommunicationChapter 1 IntroductionReview Chapter 1 Flashcardsand Animations
View According to Jim video clip and respond toquestions regarding the message creationmodel.Chapter 1 Quiz
Collaboration is an important component of anonline course. With that in mind, it is criticalthat we interact with one another in thediscussion board. To facilitate interaction, wewill play Two Truths and a Lie. In your initialpost, write three statements about yourself (two true and one lie). In your reply tosomeone else, try to guess which is the lieand explain what led you to that conclusion.
Week 2:August 27, 2012Posts due 8/31 at11:59 PMAssignments andReply 9/2 at 11:59 PM
Chapter 2: Perception, Self, andCommunicationChapter 2 IntroductionReview Chapter 2 Flashcardsand Animations
Your Digital Persona Blog
Read the articles linked to the post and describeyour digital identity. See the blog for moreinformation.Chapter 2 Quiz
How have your own physiological factors,past experiences, and culture/co-cultureaffected your perceptions?
Week 3:September 3, 2012Due 9/7 at 11:59PM
Chapter 3: Language andMeaningChapter 3 IntroductionReview Chapter 3 Flashcardsand Animations
Speaking in Tongues
See the assignment for more information.Chapter 3 Quiz
Please complete the Language and Cultureassignment on p. 61 of the textbook.
Week 4:September 10, 2012
Chapter 4: NonverbalCommunication
The Simpsons-Vending Machine
)Watch the clip without the sound and try tointerpret the scene using nonverbal cues.
Play the game linked in the discussion board.It should take no more than a few minutes.