Rock Valley College

Communication and Language

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Upcoming Term (Spring 2022)

Sec. Date/Location Avail.
Beginning Sign Language Part 1
2/16/22 - 4/27/22
Wed 6:30pm-8:30pm BELL 001
Beginning Sign Language Part 2
2/24/22 - 5/12/22
Thur 6:30pm-8:00pm BELL 001
All Available

Disclaimer: Course availability is updated often but not in real-time. Availability indicated on this page does not guarantee you a seat in the class. View live availability data when registering in Online Services.


INSTRUCTOR-LED COURSES: Study and interface with a cohort over a 6-week schedule. Includes twice-weekly lesson plans.
SELF-PACED TUTORIALS: Provide access to all lessons immediately for 3 months – available anytime!


Beginning Conversational French 

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Discover how easy it can be to learn common words and phrases for both leisure and business.

Instant Italian 

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Express yourself comfortably in Italian. You'll read, hear, and practice dialogues of everyday words which will teach you to communicate in a wide variety of settings. 

Interpersonal Communication 

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Become aware of the conscious and unconscious codes of meaning people send when communicating with others.

Written Communication for Business Suite 

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Expand your writing skills and start creating copy that provides a powerful, cohesive message to your target audience with our Written Communication for Business Suite.

Get Assertive! 

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Find out how you can stop others from intimidating you or treating you poorly. 

Persuasive Communication 

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Communication skills to improve your effectiveness.2 options to choose from! Instructor-led courses: study & interface with a cohort over a 6-week schedule. Includes twice-weekly lesson plans. Self-Paced tutorials: provide access to all lessons immediately for 3 months - available anytime! 

Presentation Skills Suite 

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Everything you need to know to master public speaking, create PowerPoint presentations, and incorporate humor into your presentation delivery. 

Achieving Success with Difficult People 

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How to have more successful relationships with difficult bosses, co-workers, students, neighbors, or relatives. 

Get Funny! 

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Tips to use humor to speak more effectively, write better, and increase your popularity.

Mastering Public Speaking 

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Secrets of effective public speaking and small group communication. 

Keys to Effective Communication 

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Lost for words? Don't be! Learn to build rapport, trust, warmth, and respect through conversation.