Introduction

Joseph Reagle

Me

Geek

A lot of stuff is interesting and even boring stuff can be made so.

Course attributes

Meaningful

Engaged

Active

Meta

↵ Dunning–Kruger

Motivation

Communication is inherent to human organization; good interpersonal and group communication is essential to its success.

Skills

Communication

Differences?

Between interpersonal, group, and organizational communication?

Culture

Organizations face lots of challenges.

Let’s consider some problems first.

What organizational communication issue does each comic prompt?


modalities 

  • what modalities do we use to communicate?

creativity

  • how might we encourage creativity?

non-verbal

  • what role does nonverbal communication play?

  • how to have effective meetings?

What problem did you bring?

Rules??

Imagine you’re starting a new organization (non-profit or profit) and design 6 to 10 rules that you think would help it succeed.

Wrap-up

Syllabus

It’s the Web!

Course policies

—————— | ————- |
high expectations | respect |
academic integrity | collaboration |
gadgets | attendance |
participation | late work |

Other questions?

Concluding questions?