Principles of group communication, types of groups, group structure, leadership, and membership roles; techniques for working with groups.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Contribute to successful small group participation and satisfaction.
- Engage in critical thinking, problem-solving, and decision-making skills in small groups during class and out of class.
- Understand current research, theories, and principles of small group processes to provide the basis of effective application.
- Function as a participant-observer within a small group in order to improve skills and succeed in group work.