Daily Schedule

Aug/Sept

October

November

December

 

week

date

Activity
(reading assignment)

AG1

M 31

INTRODUCTION TO CLASS
Overview of class structure

SEP

W 2

LECTURE 1

 

F 4

Chapter #1: Overview
Discuss getting Brainstorming Article
Discuss organizational letter

2

7

No Class

 

9

Chapter #2: Basic Elements of Communication

Description of the work day: Select class topic

 

11

Brainstorming (Article #1: Provided by Professor)

3

14

Chapter #3: Organizational Communication Theories
Assignment #1 given: Literature Review

 

16

Develop organizational chart and time line

 

18

Time Management (Article #2: Provided by Professor)

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week

date

Activity
(reading assignment)

4

21

Chapter #3: Continued

 

23

Write Job specifications and post job descriptions

 

25

Miniresume wkshop (Article #3:Provided by Professor)
Plus Chapter 11 of text

5

28

Chapter #3: continued/ Begin Chapter 4: Major Org.

 

30

Interviewing (Article #4: Provided by Professor)

OCT

2

Interviewing and job selection
Letter to Organization mentioned for 2nd time

6

5

Chapter #4: Major Org. Theories, continued

 

7

Work day 1

 

9

Cultural Diversity (Article #5: in text)
Discuss student articles
Organizational Chart and time line due

7

12

Chapter #4: Continued

 

14

Work day #2; first feedback paper assigned:
"The challenges of organizing"

 

16

EXAM #1

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week

Date

Activity
(reading assignment)

8

19

Chapter #5: Individuals in Organizations

 

21

Work day #3: FB paper #1 due
FB paper # 2 given:
"Dealing with conflict"

 

23

Conflict Resolution (Article #5:Student provided and professor handout)
Assignment #1 due, Assignment #2 given

9

26

Chapter #5, Continued

 

28

Work day #4 FB #2 due, FB #3 given:
Roles Evaluation of Department assignment given

 

30

Chapter #6: Groups in Organizations

10

DC

2

Workday #5

 

4

Article #6: Student Provided: Virtual Organizations

 

6

Chapter 6, continued

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week

Date

Activity
(reading assignment)

11

9

Work day #6: Discuss final project presentation.

 

11

Total Quality Mgt. Article # 7 (Student provided)

 

13

Chapter 7: Conflict in Organizations

12

16

Workday #7

 

18

Article #7: Student Provided: Computer Presentations

 

20

Chapter 8: Leadership

14

30

Workday # 8
Assignment #2 due

 

3

Chapter 9: Decision Making

 

5

EXAM #2

14

8

Review Exam and workday #8

 

10

Final Presentations

 

12

Review of Final presentations

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Final Examination schedule:TBA

Class
MWF

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This schedule is not written in stone and is therefore subject to Change and/or adjustment as needed.

Organizational Communication