Communication Skills (2110002)   Old Code : 110002


4
Credit
2 + 0 + 2
Lect + Tuto + Pract
Teaching Scheme
70 + 30 + 0
ESE + PA + ALA
Theory Marks
30 + 0 + 20
ESE + OEP + PA
Practical Marks
ESE - End Semester Examination, PA - Progress Assessment, ALA - Active Learning Assignments, OEP -Open Ended Problem


Prerequisite

Zeal to learn the subject

Rationale

The rationale of Technical Communication Skills in English is to help students understand the process of communication in link with Non – verbal Communication. The curriculum also targets the understanding of different barriers that creep into communication process. Moreover Units covered on LSRW skills development will help students acquire competence over linguistic skills. This would be developed through balanced and integrated tasks.

Course Outcome

After learning the course the students should be able to
1. To know the process of communication and its components.
2. To improve the language skills i.e. Listening Skills, Speaking Skills, Reading Skills and Writing Skills (LSRW).
3. Construct basic and intermediate skills in English language.
4. To enhance phonetic competence, comprehension skills, presentation skills, group discussion skills etc.
5. To create literature sensibility and learn life skills through it.
6. To build confidence for communicating in English and create interest for the life-long learning of English language.


Active Learning

Preparation of power-point slides, which include videos, animations, pictures, graphics for better understanding theory and practical work – The faculty will allocate chapters/ parts of chapters to groups of students so that the entire syllabus of Communication Skills is covered. The power-point slides should be put up on the web-site of the College/ Institute, along with the names of the students of the group, the name of the faculty, Department and College on the first slide. The best three works should be sent to achievements@gtu.edu.in.