Comm 538 Everyday Talk: Structure and Process
How humans organize talk, with a primary emphasis on face-to-face talk in an informal setting. Attention will be given to the structure of roles and turns, sequencing of stages and topics, issues of common ground and relevance, and cognitive processes of message origination and interpretation in particular contexts.
Slash Listed Courses
Also offered for undergraduate-level credit as Comm 438
and may be taken only once for credit.