COMM 280 Communication Portfolio*

This course will provide students with the opportunity to prepare a compressive portfolio which may help them transfer to another college or gain employment. In this course, students will gather documentation of their abilities to demonstrate that they have achieved the Communication Department Student Learning Objectives. Students will complete this project with a final presentation juried by the faculty within the program.

Credits

1 Credit

Prerequisite

Students must be in their final semester of the Communication program or have permission from their advisor to register for the course.

COMM 280Communication Portfolio*

Please note: This is not a course syllabus. A course syllabus is unique to a particular section of a course by instructor. This curriculum guide provides general information about a course.

I. General Information

Department

Social Science

II. Course Specification

Course Type

Program Requirement

Credit Hours Narrative

1 Credit

Semester Contact Hours Lecture

2

Semester Contact Hours Lab

20

Prerequisite Narrative

Students must be in their final semester of the Communication program or have permission from their advisor to register for the course.

Grading Method

Letter grade

Repeatable

N

III. Catalog Course Description

This course will provide students with the opportunity to prepare a compressive portfolio which may help them transfer to another college or gain employment. In this course, students will gather documentation of their abilities to demonstrate that they have achieved the Communication Department Student Learning Objectives. Students will complete this project with a final presentation juried by the faculty within the program.

IV. Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

Identify potential future colleges, as evidenced by filling out one college admissions application. Compose a researched response paper linking key communication concepts with current literature, as evidenced by the written paper. Create a comprehensive digital portfolio including a cover letter, e-resume, representative examples of communication coursework, service-learning/internship procedures as demonstrated by the portfolio. Demonstrate their research to the communication faculty using correct public presentation skills as evidenced by the corresponding grading rubric

V. Topical Outline (Course Content)

This course will provide students with the opportunity to preview potential college choices, apply for admissions, and become familiar with the scholarship application process. The student will also prepare a comprehensive digital portfolio that will demonstrate the abilities and character of the person who created it. This portfolio will be a tool to assist the students in transferring to another college, and/or gain employment. In this course, students will gather documentation of their work history, participate in a service-learning project or an internship, and demonstrate that they have achieved the Communication Department Student Learning Objectives.

VI. Delivery Methodologies

Required Assignments

Service-Learning/Internship Research Paper Presentation Response Paper to Program Outcomes

Required Exams

Portfolio Rubric Presentation Rubric

Required Text

Textbooks are not required for this course. College of Southern Idaho’s email and LMS

Specific Course Activity Assignment or Assessment Requirements

Service-Learning/Internship Research Paper Presentation Response Paper to Program Outcomes Portfolio Rubric Presentation Rubric