EDPS 31500

Collaborative Leadership: Interpersonal Skills
The first of three courses in the Certificate in Collaborative Leadership Program.

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Looking to complete a UCC approved course that meets the Oral Communications requirement? Consider taking EDPS 31500 Collaborative Leadership: Interpersonal Skills this spring! EDPS31500 is an interactive course designed to experientially train students to become effective leaders. This course will support you in honing your interpersonal skills (i.e., one on one, small groups, and public speaking) and give you invaluable communication tools as you continue your college education and move into the workforce. If interested in taking the course to fulfill the UCC Oral Communication requirement, please talk with your advisor to see if your department/college has also approved the course.

If you have already fulfilled the UCC oral communication requirement, consider taking EDPS 31500 as an elective, or taking the course to pursue the Certificate in Collaborative Leadership program. In addition to meeting the UCC requirement for Oral Communication, the course is also the first of three in the Certificate in Collaborative Leadership Program. The Certificate in Collaborative Leadership Program consists of three courses: EDPS 31500: Interpersonal Skills, EDPS 31600: Cross-Cultural Settings, and EDPS 31700: Mentoring, and is open to all undergraduate and professional students at Purdue—regardless of major. Those who complete all three courses in the program will receive the Certificate in Collaborative Leadership.
Course Goals/Learning Objectives
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
 
1.Identify the essential elements of collaborative leadership.
2.Explain the importance of interpersonal and oral communication skills to the process of collaborative leadership.
3.Understand how interpersonal and oral communication skills interact with thoughts, feelings, and behaviors.
4.Explain the importance of interpersonal skills in the understanding basic human motivation.
5.Demonstrate solid interpersonal and oral communication skills in class presentations; skills related to initiating and sustaining positive and collegial relationships, engaging in difficult conversations, and conveying meaning. 
a.Display the interpersonal skills of listening, paraphrasing, open-ended questions, and reflecting feeling.   
b.Use appropriate organizational patterns
c.Use thoughtful, effective, and appropriate language
d.Use appropriate delivery techniques (e.g., posture, gestures, eye contact, paralanguage)
e.Use supporting materials to reinforce messages
f.Communicate a central measure with support materials

EDPS 31500

Course Catalog
EDPS 31500 Collaborative Leadership: Interpersonal Skills

Description
Credit Hours: 3.00. The purpose of this course is to provide integrated study of listening as a collaborative leadership skill necessary for interpersonal and intrapersonal development. Focus is on the development of professional listening skills, and the understand of the role listening plays in collaborative leadership conflict resolution, interviewing, team building, and ethics. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.
3.000 Credit hours
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Lecture
Offered By: College of Education
Department: Educational Studies
Course Attributes
GTC-Speaking & Listening, UC-Oral Communications, Upper Division
May be offered at any of the following campuses: West Lafayette
Learning Objectives
1. Identify the essential elements of collaborative leadership. 2. Explain the importance of interpersonal and oral communication skills to the process of collaborative leadership. 3. Understand how interpersonal and oral communication skills interact with thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. 4. Explain the importance of interpersonal skills in the understanding basic human motivation. 5. Demonstrate solid interpersonal and oral communication skills in class presentations; skills related to initiating and sustaining positive and collegial relationships, engaging in difficult conversations, and conveying meaning.
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