Ms. Laura Colegio

Professional Communication

UIL Literary Criticism Sponsor

(956)580-5300 EXT 1127

Room 306 Tutoring Schedule Tuesdays 4;00-4;30

Professional Communication Syllabus/Timeline


Available Tutoring Time Wednesday After School

Course Outline/Timeline:

Week 1            Rulesand Regulations – KAGAN – Get To Know You

Workplace Communication and Interpersonal Comm

                        Basic Communication Model Notes Part 1

                        Basic Communication Model Notes Part 2

Week 2            Confidence

                        Test Basic Communication Model


                        Tuesday’s With Morrie – empathic Listening

Week 3            Create Cards for Maslow’s Power Point

                        Library Maslow’s Hierarchy of needs PPT Communication

                        Library Maslow’s Hierarchy of needs PPT Communication

                        InterpersonalComm and Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs The Truman Show

                        InterpersonalComm and JOHARI WINDOW The Truman Show

Week 4            Present Maslow’s Power Point

                        Martin Luther King Jr.

                        Martin Luther King Jt. Part 2

                        MLK Mosaic

Week 5            Interviewing

                        Create Resume and Cover Letter

                        University Research

                        Presentation of University

Week 6            Figurative Language in Speech and Political Slogans

                        Examples of Music Videos

                        Library – Get Lyrics and Fig Language Handout

                        Videos Due in 2 Weeks

                        Mr Holland’s Opus  Part 1

                        Mr Holland’s Opus  Part 2

Week 7            JFK Part 1

                        JFK Part 2

                        Music Video & Figurative Language in Lyrics Presentations

                        Create Political Campaign Slogan & Speech

                        Present Political Campaign Slogan and Speech

Week 8            Group Communication and Jury Duty

                        “12 Angry Men” ACT 1

                        “12 Angry Men” ACT 2

                        “12 Angry Men” ACT 3

                        “12 Angry Men” and Group Communication Activity

Week 9            Create Review

                        The King’s Speech

                        Final Exam

Textbooks/Materials/Suggested Readings:

Communication Works – Communication application in The Workplace

“12 Angry Men” by Reginald Rose
Tuesdays With Morrie
Who Moved My Cheeese



Grading percentages –Major Grades                       60%

                                     Minor Grades                         40%


  Course Expectations: Identify any course information related to major and minor assignments, submitting late work, absences, etc


Statement for Academic Dishonesty: Academic integrity is fundamental to the activities and principles of our school.  No student shall cheat or copy the work of another. Plagiarism, the use of another person's original ideas or writings as one's own without giving credit to the true author, will be considered cheating, and the student will be subject to academic discipline that may include loss of credit for the work in question.