ERIC Number: ED327910
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-Mar-8
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Communication Studies Assessment Report: A Program for Implementing a Competency-Based Core Curriculum.
Aitken, Joan E.; Neer, Michael R.
This paper describes a detailed design for installing a program of assessment for a program of communication studies at a midwestern university. The paper outlines the specific goal-setting procedures as well as the collaborative efforts by faculty and students in providing diverse pre-program, mid-program, post-program, and cognitive learning assessment. The paper also enumerates the 12 competencies to be taught in 5 core courses; they comprise competencies in the following areas: critical thinking, interpersonal processes, language, leadership, reading, research, oral communication, cultural appreciation, writing, decision-making, theoretical understanding, and ethical/philosophical appreciation. The paper includes 39 references as well as 2 figures and 10 appendixes explaining assessment and implementation techniques. (KEH)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Non-Classroom
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Identifiers: Communication Competencies; Media Courses; Speech Communication Education; University of Missouri Kansas City