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Communication for Team-based Collaboration XCOM 1000

Communication Course

Course details

​​This course provides students with experience working and communicating in a team-based collaborative project. Students will apply theoretical concepts of interprofessional collaboration, professional empathy, conflict resolution, intercultural, and interpersonal communication in a team-based project. By collaborating in diverse teams, students will apply theories and communication practices to create a team charter, team progress report, and final report. Finally, students will practice reflexivity by analyzing their individual performance and contributions to the team through self-reflection activities.​


  • No prerequisites are required for this course.





Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2023

Below is one offering of XCOM 1000 for the Spring/Summer 2023 term.

CRN 68856


Mon Jun 26 - Mon Jul 31 (6 weeks)

  • 6 weeks
  • CRN 68856
  • $166.63
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 26 - Jul 31 N/A N/A Online


Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.



Important information
  1. TUITION REDUCTION: This course is currently priced at 50% OFF TUITION THIS TERM. The regular price of this course is $327.75. ASYNCHRONOUS ONLINE DELIVERY: This is not a self-paced course. There will be specific timelines for assignments and quizzes. You will have readings and graded activities to complete on your own each week. You do not have to be online at a particular time or on a particular day. On the start date of your class (not before), log into to access your course link.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

Define team-based collaboration.

  • Understand and explain core theoretical concepts of team-based collaboration.
  • Follow a systematic process for collaboration.
  • Write and create team-based documents for collaboration, such as a team charter and progress report.
  • Practice reflexivity and reflect on their role and position within the larger team.​

Effective as of Fall 2022

Related Programs

Communication for Team-based Collaboration (XCOM 1000) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Computing and Academic Studies

  1. Technical Writing
    Associate Certificate Part-time


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