Course details of PH 792 - Communication Skills -II

Course Name Communication Skills -II
Total Credits 4
Type N
Lecture 0
Tutorial 2
Practical 0
Selfstudy 0
Half Semester N
Text Reference 1.Booth, W C, Colomb, G G, and Williams, J M The Craft of Research (Chicago Guides to Writing, Editing, and Publishing) Univ. of Chicago Press, 2008. 2.Turabian, Kate L, Booth, Wayne C., Colomb Gregory G , Williams, Joseph M. University of Chicago Press, 2008 3.Monippally, M. M., Pawar, B.S. Academic Writing: A Guide for Management Students and Researchers, Response Books, (2010). 4.Strunk Jr., William; E. B. White, The Elements of Style, Fourth Edition, Longman; 4th edition (1999). 5.Truss, Lynne Eats, Shoots & Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to PunctuationGotham;  (2006). 6.Alley, Michael The Craft of Scientific Presentations, Springer (2003). 7.Whitesides, George M. “Whitesides Group: Writing a Paper”, Advanced Materials 16 1375–77 (2004)
Description 1.Demonstration and evaluation of Scientific Reports, Note Taking Techniques 2.Discussion and Debates after Listening, Podcasts and Webcasts 3.Two pass approach to reading papers, Summary writing, literature survey and organization, Software Aids 4.Report Writing, Document Processing Software 5.Ethics and Plagiarism: practice and discussion. 6.Writing and Talking about workplace relationships, Gender Issues, Stereotypes, Biases, Labeling 7.Discussion on Contextual Viewpoint, Non-verbal Communication, Analysis of Mannerisms during interactions and presentations. 8.Evaluation of Presentations, Short and Long Talks, Timing, Visual Aids, Presentation Software
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