Communication Applications

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Communication Applications: Classroom Expectations
Mr. Reichle mreich1@neisd.net FA101
Conference Period: 1st Period
Tutorials – 7:45-8:30am (MTWR )
4:05-5:00pm (except Friday)

Our Goal:
The excitement of Communication Applications begins with you. It is your decision to open your mind to the challenge of the new ideas you will encounter this semester. Only with this attitude will you learn significantly. The overall purpose of this course is to prepare you to become better communicators. This means you will have the opportunity to strengthen your interpersonal, small group, and public speaking skills. You will be challenged to grow by trying new things and by taking risks. Together, we will create a safe and comfortable environment to take these risks. Additionally, this safe environment will give you the opportunity to evaluate your peer’s communication skills a swell as your own. This course is designed to be very hands on and practical, so you will need to be prepared to participate. Ultimately, you will do these things while enjoying and learning about yourself as an individual and member of society. After all, what good is this course if you learn nothing from it about life?

Supplies: -3 Ring Binder -4 Dividers (Label as: Notes, Daily Assignments, Tests/Quizzes, Speech Rubrics) -3 Hole Spiral Notebook (for journal, to be kept in binder) -Loose Leaf Paper -Black or Blue Pen

Each class is asked to donate to the supply closet. Your item is invisible tape. If you bring your item to class on or before August 27th you will receive 5 bonus points on a quiz.

CLASSROOM GUIDELINES:
-Be Respectful. This means politely listening when others are speaking (and this includes when I am lecturing), communicating intelligently, honoring others’ opinions, not working on other class assignments, and being mature young men and women.
-Be Responsible. You hold the key to your education and you need to take this task

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