Six Approaches to the Introductory Course: A Forum
It took considerable temerity for me to write a paper about an introductory course in small group communication. Although I have taught basic small group courses throughout my career as a college teacher, I have never had the opportunity to teach where a small group course was an option among introductory communication courses from which most or all graduates were required to choose. So I projected from my experience in teaching and coordinating multiple-section hybrid, interpersonal and public-speaking courses. Mostly I have drawn on my experiences in teaching small group courses at the sophomore and upper-class levels, my experience in conducting noncredit workshops, and my research for writing small group communication textbooks.
Brilhart, John L.
"Small Group Communication as an Introductory Course,"
Basic Communication Course Annual: Vol. 3
, Article 9.
Available at: http://ecommons.udayton.edu/bcca/vol3/iss1/9