IIC Course Curriculum 2013 Revised SOUL

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HKU SPACE Community
College 香港大學專業進修附屬學院
Intra- and Interpersonal Competencies (IIC)

Lecturer: Michelle Y. P. Chan
Office: 12/F, KEC
Email: michelle.chan@hkuspace.hku.hk
Tel.: 3762-2360

1 Introduction
1.1 Human beings are social animals. We meet people and make friends throughout our life. However, building a positive relationship is not an accident; it requires understanding and efforts, and is an art to be learned and practiced. Learning, developing, expanding, and improving interpersonal skills and competencies are essential for future success. This course prepares students for their future by helping them improve themselves and their relationships with family members, friends, classmates, co-workers and even people who may be perceived as difficult.

2 Aims & Objectives
2.1 This course aims at increasing students’ knowledge and understanding of basic human communication principles, identifying their strengths and weaknesses in intrapersonal and interpersonal communication, developing skills to achieve positive relationships with significant others and people around them.

2.2By the end of the course, students should be able to:
2.2.1understand the concept of self;
2.2.2know themselves throughout the life span and personality types; 2.2.3identify emotion and feelings and develop appropriate skills to express them; 2.2.4clarify values and understand moral development;

2.2.5develop better listening skills and master basic skills of giving and receiving responses; 2.2.6understand features of healthy relationship and identify skills for managing conflicts; 2.2.7strengthen family relationship;

2.2.8develop ways to enhance intimate relationships.

3 General approach
3.1 Mini lectures, role-plays, case discussions, psychological tests and other creative methods will be used as necessary. 3.2 Each meeting is 3 hours per session, 12 meetings per term. 4 References

4.1 Compulsory text
Wood, J.T. (2013). Interpersonal communication: Everyday encounters (7th ed.). US: Wadsworth, Cengage Learning.

4.2 Suggested references
Adler, R.B., & Proctor II, R.F. (2011). Looking out, looking in (13th ed.). US: Wadsworth, Cengage Learning. Baker, L. L., & Gaut, D.A. (2002). Communication (8th ed.). Boston: Allyn and Bacon. DeVito, J. A. (2012). The Interpersonal communication book (13th ed.). NY: Addison Wesley Longman. DeVito, J.A. (2002). The interpersonal communication reader. Boston: Allyn and Bacon. Erber, R., & Erber, M.W. (2010). Intimate relationships: Issues, theories and research (2nd ed.). Boston: Allyn and Bacon. Hanna, S. L., Suggett, R., & Radtke, D. (2010). Person to person: Positive relationships don’t just happen (5th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice-Hall. Johnson, D. W., & Johnson, F. P. (2008). Joining together: Group therapy and group skills (10th ed). Boston: Allyn and Bacon. Knapp, M.L. (2002). Handbook of interpersonal communication (3rd ed.). London: Sage. Ratliffe, S. A., & Hudson, D. D. (1988). Skills building for interpersonal competence. U.S.: Holt, Rinehart and Winston. Squirrell, G. (1998). Developing life skills. Lyme Regis: Russell House. Weiten, W., Hammer, E.Y., Dunn, D.S. (2012). Psychology and contemporary life (10th ed.). US: Wadsworth, Cengage Learning. 鄭佩芬 (2000):《人際關係與溝通技巧》 (臺北市:心理學叢書)。 蔡秀珍、楊智馨 (1999):《情緒管理》 (台北市:揚智文化)。 內山辰美、福田健 (2002):《說話的技巧180則》 (臺北市:笛藤出版圖書公司)。

5 Syllabus
Class
(3 hours each)
Unit Title
Content
1
Introduction
Knowing Yourself (Chapter 2 of the text)
Course introduction,
Concept of self and ways to improve it
Self-fulfilling prophecy
Attachment styles
2
Understanding yourself throughout the life span (Supplementary text) Exploring values (Supplementary text)
Personality types and theories
Gender and personality

Value and moral development
Define wellness and ways of promoting it
3

Experiencing and expressing emotion;
And Achieving happiness (Chapter 7 of the text)
Becoming a positive...

References: Baker, L. L., & Gaut, D.A. (2002). Communication (8th ed.). Boston: Allyn and Bacon.
DeVito, J. A. (2012). The Interpersonal communication book (13th ed.). NY: Addison Wesley Longman.
DeVito, J.A. (2002). The interpersonal communication reader. Boston: Allyn and Bacon.
Erber, R., & Erber, M.W. (2010). Intimate relationships: Issues, theories and research (2nd ed.). Boston: Allyn and Bacon.
Hanna, S. L., Suggett, R., & Radtke, D. (2010). Person to person: Positive relationships don’t just happen (5th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice-Hall.
Johnson, D. W., & Johnson, F. P. (2008). Joining together: Group therapy and group skills (10th ed). Boston: Allyn and Bacon.
Knapp, M.L. (2002). Handbook of interpersonal communication (3rd ed.). London: Sage.
Ratliffe, S. A., & Hudson, D. D. (1988). Skills building for interpersonal competence. U.S.: Holt, Rinehart and Winston.
Squirrell, G. (1998). Developing life skills. Lyme Regis: Russell House.
Weiten, W., Hammer, E.Y., Dunn, D.S
鄭佩芬 (2000):《人際關係與溝通技巧》 (臺北市:心理學叢書)。
蔡秀珍、楊智馨 (1999):《情緒管理》 (台北市:揚智文化)。
內山辰美、福田健 (2002):《說話的技巧180則》 (臺北市:笛藤出版圖書公司)。
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