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Ted M Coopman
COM 373
Seattle Campus

Communication in Small Groups

Discussion as an everyday community activity, with emphasis on the informal cooperative decision-making methods of committee, conference, and roundtable groups.

Class description

Students will have the opportunity to learn theories and applied techniques of working in small groups through group based activities.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

This is an activity-based course where students experience the dynamics, difficulties, and rewards of working in small groups.

Recommended preparation

In an activity based course, the learning is centered in classroom interaction. Regular attendence is the key to success.

Class assignments and grading

Group projects, exercises, and workshops are combined with regular quizzes to gauge comprehension.


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Ted M Coopman
Date: 02/17/2006