Course Details

  • Online | Asynchronous 
  • 2 weeks | December 27, 2023 – January 10, 2024
  • 3 credits | $1,716
  • Last day to register: December 20, 2023

Course Overview

The basic elements of interpersonal communication, with special emphasis on developing knowledge and skills applicable to face-to face interactions between individuals. The class facilitates an exploration of verbal and nonverbal communication.

Course Advantages

Everyone communicates, but not everyone communicates well. Why not? What makes the difference, and why are listening and empathy so important when communicating? This course tries to answer those questions while also reflecting on how race, gender, culture, friends and family influence the way we communicate within one-on-one communication settings. The hope is that you will leave the course with a better understanding of interpersonal communication along with some tools that can help you be more successful communicators in your personal lives.   

Additional Information

Faculty will contact all students after the Wednesday, December 20, registration deadline.

About the Instructor

Lisa Boragine

Adjunct Professor of Communication
Lisa Boragine has been an adjunct professor at Stonehill College since 2011, teaching courses in public speaking, persuasive communication, and interpersonal communication. She has experience working in online curriculum design for Cengage Learning, an education and technology company focused on the higher education market. Lisa Boragine holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Vermont in Environmental Studies, a Master of Arts degree in Rhetoric and Communication from Syracuse University and a Master of Science degree in Interdisciplinary Environmental Studies from Antioch University New England.

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Duffy Academic Center – 112

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