Susan M. Wieczorek

Susan M. Wieczorek, Nonverbal Communication, Spring 2016

Course Description:

Examination of nonverbal communication channels including physical characteristics and movements of communicators, as well as spatial and environmental influences on the communication process.

Required Texts:

- Knapp, Mark L. and Judith Hall. Nonverbal Communication in Human Interaction. Eighth Edition. United States: Wadsworth, Thomson Learning Inc., 2014.
- Guerrero, Laura K., Michael L. Hecht. The Nonverbal Communication Reader. Third Edition. Illinois: Waveland Press, Inc., 2008.

Susan M. Wieczorek, Public Speaking, Spring 2016

Course Description:

Introduction to the composition, delivery, and critical analysis of informative and persuasive speeches.

Required Texts:

Lucas, Stephen E. The Art of Public Speaking. 12th Edition. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2015.

Susan M. Wieczorek, Medical Communication, Fall 2015

Course Description:

This experiential learning course is designed to increase student knowledge and awareness of how communication skills directly affect medical outcomes, satisfaction, and overall health. It seeks to teach communication theory and methodology as it relates to the unique context of the medical relationship. It then attempts to apply this knowledge to situations and relationships specific to each student’s past experiences and future professional goals. In short, this course seeks to help students apply knowledge discovered through research, discussion, observation, and analysis to this ever changing and expanding, interdisciplinary field in an effort to improve patient care and overall health outcomes.

Required Texts:

Polack, E. Phillips and Theodore A. Avtgis. Medical Communication: Defining the Discipline. Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt, 2011.

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Susan M. Wieczorek, Small Group Communication, Fall 2015

Course Description:

Examination of communication principles, theories, and behaviors relevant to small-group formation, dynamics, and decision making.

Required Texts:

Johnson, David W. and Frank P. Johnson. Joining Together: Group Theory and Group Skills. 11th Edition. MA: Allyn and Bacon, 2013.

Additional File: 

Susan M. Wieczorek, Public Speaking, Fall 2015

Course Description:

Introduction to the composition, delivery, and critical analysis of informative and persuasive speeches.

Required Texts:

Lucas, Stephen E. The Art of Public Speaking. 12th Edition. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2015.

Susan M. Wieczorek, Nonverbal Communication, Spring 2015

Course Description:

Examination of nonverbal communication channels including physical characteristics and movements of communicators, as well as spatial and environmental influences on the communication process.

Required Texts:

- Knapp, Mark L. and Judith Hall. Nonverbal Comnication in Human Interaction. Eighth Edition. United States: Wadsworth, Thomson Learning Inc., 2014.
- Guerrero, Laura K., Michael L. Hecht. The Nonverbal Comunication Reader. Third Edition. Illinois: Waveland Press, Inc., 2008.

Syllabus: 

Susan M. Wieczorek, Public Speaking, Spring 2015

Course Description:

Introduction to the composition, delivery, and critical analysis of informative and persuasive speeches.

Required Texts:

Lucas, Stephen E. The Art of Public Speaking. 12th Edition. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2015.

Susan M. Wieczorek, Public Speaking, Fall 2014

Course Description:

Introduction to the composition, delivery, and critical analysis of informative and persuasive speeches.

Required Texts:

-Lucas, Stephen E. The Art of Public Speaking. 11th Edition. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2012.

Susan M. Wieczorek, Small Group Communication, Fall 2014

Course Description:

Examination of communication principles, theories, and behaviors relevant to small-group formation, dynamics, and decision making.

Required Texts:

-Johnson, David W. and Frank P. Johnson. Joining Together: Group Theory and Group Skills. 11th Edition. MA: Allyn and Bacon, 2013.

Additional File: 

Susan M. Wieczorek, Medical Communication, Fall 2014

Course Description:

This experiential learning course is designed to increase student knowledge and awareness of how communication skills directly affect medical outcomes, satisfaction, and overall health. It seeks to teach communication theory and methodology as it relates to the unique context of the medical relationship. It then attempts to apply this knowledge to situations and relationships specific to each student’s past experiences and future professional goals. In short, this course seeks to help students apply knowledge discovered through research, discussion, observation, and analysis to this ever changing and expanding, interdisciplinary field in an effort to improve patient care and overall health outcomes.

Required Texts:

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