Course

Course Summary
Credit Type:
Course
ACE Course Number:
FNDC-0001
Organization:
Location:
Online
Length:
15 weeks (45 hours)
Dates Offered:
Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 3 business communication
Description

Objective:

The course objective is to learn to read critically, develop your own arguments, write specific kinds of communications, and communicate more effectively with others and in groups.

Learning Outcomes:

  • able to use active listening and reading
  • identify, analyze and synthesize ideas as you hear and read
  • structure both simple and complex arguments
  • adjust their message to be appropriate for the audience
  • learn methods to edit and revise their own and other's writing
  • analyze graphs, diagrams and other ways to present information visually

General Course Topics:

  • Active listening
  • Receiving communication
  • Engaging with communication
  • Critical reading
  • Active reading
  • Understanding and analyzing what you've read
  • Understanding an argument
  • Evaluating an argument
  • Critical reading: close reading
  • Reading charts, graphs, tables and diagrams
  • Understanding visual images
  • Vocabulary and connotation figurative language
  • Effective writing
  • Grammar and mechanics
  • Self-awareness
  • Writing process
  • Practical writing
  • Persuasive writing
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Audio Visual Materials
  • Case Studies
  • Classroom Exercise
  • Coaching/Mentoring
  • Computer Based Training
  • Discussion
  • Learner Presentations
  • Lectures
  • Practical Exercises

Methods of Assessment:

  • Other
  • Performance Rubrics (Checklists)
  • Quizzes
  • Examinations (multiple attempts allowed)

Minimum Passing Score:

100%
Supplemental Materials

Other offerings from Foundry College

(FNDC-0002)
(FNDC-0003)
(FNDC-0006)