COMM 2200

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COMM 2200

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Complete Outcomes Table

Course Outcome Direct Measure(s) Performance Standard Rubric or other detail Associated Program or LS Outcome
1. Define and explain human communication as a process of making meaning.
  • Homework assignment;
  • Quiz question
70% on assignment and questions related to outcome.   I.G.1 Analyze an audience and determine strategies to meet the needs of the audience and the message.
2. Select appropriate forms of rhetorical messages for particular audiences and purposes that are appropriate for college-level discourse.
  • topic selection assignment
  • presentation with rubric
Topic and organization pattern meets criteria standard.   I.G.1 Analyze an audience and determine strategies to meet the needs of the audience and the message. I.G.4 Develop appropriate rhetorical patterns and other special functions (e.g. analysis or research) while demonstrating writing and/or speaking skills from process to product
3.Explain ethical communication and its role in interpersonal and public communication.
  • quiz
  • presentation w/rubric
Student can define ethical communication and demonstrate sensitivity to the audience in a presentation.   I.G.2 Select, analyze, and document a variety of credible supporting materials/evidence to support the central idea, thesis, or proposition of a message. I.G.4 Develop appropriate rhetorical patterns and other special functions (e.g. analysis or research) while demonstrating writing and/or speaking skills from process to product
4. Demonstrate understanding of the speaking process and various rhetorical styles by preparing and delivering speeches that are understandable and meaningful to audiences using structure and language that are appropriate to the purpose and the occasion.
  • thesis assignment,
  • works cited assignment,
  • outline,
  • presentation w/rubric,
Thesis can be related in one sentence and captures the message main idea. The bibliography follows a standard format (MLA, APA) and works are cited in oral presentation. The written and spoken organization includes an introduction with a thesis, an organized body that supports the thesis and a conclusion that summarizes the message. The spoken presentation is clear and easy to follow and includes transitions.   I.G.2 Select, analyze, and document a variety of credible supporting materials/evidence to support the central idea, thesis, or proposition of a message.I.G.4 Develop appropriate rhetorical patterns and other special functions (e.g. analysis or research) while demonstrating writing and/or speaking skills from process to product.
5. Explain the function of and create appropriate introductions, conclusions and transitions to enhance the audience’s understanding of the message. *Presentation w/rubric The introduction inlcudes an attention device and a main idea. The organizational pattern uses statements that move from one idea to another.   I.G.2 Select, analyze, and document a variety of credible supporting materials/evidence to support the central idea, thesis, or proposition of a message.I.G.4 Develop appropriate rhetorical patterns and other special functions (e.g. analysis or research) while demonstrating writing and/or speaking skills from process to product
6. Select, analyze and document a variety of credible supporting materials/evidence to support the central idea, thesis or proposition of the message..
  • works cited assignment,
  • presentation w/rubric
Number and types of sources meets criteria and supports main idea.   I.G.2 Select, analyze, and document a variety of credible supporting materials/evidence to support the central idea, thesis, or proposition of a message.
7. Select a logical organization (cause-effect, problem-solution) which best supports the message and write an outline that incorporates appropriately documented information into the pattern.pattern (i.e. topical, chronological,
  • outline,
  • presentation

w/rubric

Pattern is suited to audience, occasion and message.   I.G.2 Select, analyze, and document a variety of credible supporting materials/evidence to support the central idea, thesis, or proposition of a message. I.G.4 Develop appropriate rhetorical patterns and other special functions (e.g. analysis or research) while demonstrating writing and/or speaking skills from process to product
8.Define credibility and determine techniques for building credibility. *Presentation w/rubric Sources are documented in presentation.   I.G.2 Select, analyze, and document a variety of credible supporting materials/evidence to support the central idea, thesis, or proposition of a message.I.G.4 Develop appropriate rhetorical patterns and other special functions (e.g. analysis or research) while demonstrating writing and/or speaking skills from process to product