COMM 4045 - Applied Critical Thinking in Communication
The content of this course contains an examination of critical thinking processes and models of decision making and problem solving. The suitability, usage, and effectiveness of critical thinking models in achieving positive organizational outcomes are emphasized. Faculty and student perspectives and experiences, along with case studies, demonstrate applications of the critical thinking and problem solving processes within various communication settings and specialties.
Summer 2013 - On campus (CRN - 1533)
- CRN: 1533
- Instructor: Hooper, Jacqueline
- Credits: 4
- Date/Time: R - 06/13 - 08/15, 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
- Delivery: On campus
- Location: STURM HALL 233
Required Texts:Critical Thinking: Tools for Taking Charge of Your Learning and Your Life. 3rd Edition. Paul, R., and Elder, L. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2011.
MyStudentSuccessLab. 3rd Edition. Paul, R., and Elder, L. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2012. ISBN: 9780321857774.
Why Decisions Fail: Avoiding the Blunders and Traps that Lead to Debacles. Nutt, Paul. Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2002. ISBN: 9781576751503. (Note: As this is a late book listing, it will be unavailable at the University of Denver Bookstore. Available for purchase at: http://www.abebooks.com/servlet/BookDetailsPL?bi= 8563922452&searchurl=sts%3Dt%26tn%3Dwhy%2Bdecisions%2 Bfail.)
Recommended Texts:Decisive: How to Make Better Choices in Life and Work. Heath, Chip and Heath, Dan. Crown Business, 2013. ISBN: 9780307956392.
Pre-Class Assignments:Read Chapters 1-4 in Paul & Elder.
Complete the Self-Assessment (Learning Styles).
Please check eCollege one week before class begins for any pre-class assignments; www.ucolonline.com
If you wish to buy your books via the DU bookstore, please check their online site at "the DU Bookstore" to make sure your books are in stock before coming to campus or ordering online.