SSW101 - Interpersonal Communications

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Subject Title
Interpersonal Communications

Subject Description
This subject is an introduction to the skills required to understand and improve one?s own communication style thereby enhancing one?s ability to consciously and effectively relate to others. Students will be expected to demonstrate an appropriate level of competence in interpersonal communication skills and self-awareness

Credit Status
One Credit

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

Upon successful completion of this subject, students will be able to:

1. recognize and understand their own communication style.
2. articulate the specific skills involved in effectively
communicating with others.
3. recognize and understand the role of self in shaping
communication style.
4. respond to others with effective listening skills and
5. provide and receive feedback according to appropriate
6. differentiate clearly between assertiveness and
7. demonstrate the skills required to confront and manage
8. Track and identify their growth in interpersonal
communication skills

In addition to the above learning outcomes, students are expected to attend all classes and participate fully. Confidentiality, courtesy and respect for peers and faculty are expected at all times. All of the above knowledge and skills will be teacher and self evaluated on an ongoing basis through assignments and classroom activities.

Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.

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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.