~Virginia WolfCOMM 1010: Introduction to Human Communication
A UNT NextGen Course
Instructor: Alicia Garavaglia
Office Location: GAB 322
Office Hours: Monday/Wednesday 8:50- 9:50am, Monday 4:00 5:00pm, & By Appointment
Course Director: Dr. Karen Anderson-Lain
Office Location: GAB 302
Office Hours: Monday & Wednesday 10am-11:30 & By Appointment
Required Texts and Materials
Warren, J. T., & Fassett, D. L. (2013). Communication: A critical/cultural introduction. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Anderson-Lain, K., & Gordon, C. K. (Eds.) (2014). COMM 1010: Communication in Action. Plymouth, MI: Hayden McNeil.
Next Generation Learning Approach
This course is designated as a NextGen (N-Gen) course, a University of North Texas initiative to provide a learning platform for self-directed, student-engaged inquiry consistent with university goals. This is a blended course – a mix of face-to-face class meetings, Web-based course content delivery; and hands-on, self-managed learning. In keeping with the university N-Gen course design, this course incorporates significant experiential learning opportunities to allow you to practice the concepts you are exploring.
COMM 1010 fulfills the University’s core requirement for the Institutional option. In addition to meeting twice a week, you will be utilizing Blackboard to view lectures, take online quizzes, and complete other various assignments and activities. The course is designed for you to apply the principles you learn in both the online lectures and your textbook readings to your in-class discussions and activities. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE TO