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Pawlowski, Donna R. – Communication Teacher, 2017
Courses: Presentational courses such as Public Speaking, Interviewing, Business and Professional, Persuasion, Interpersonal; any course where civility may be promoted in the classroom. Objectives: At the end of this single-class activity, students will have an understanding of civility in order to: (1) identify civility and consequences of…
Descriptors: Public Speaking, Questioning Techniques, Persuasive Discourse, Interpersonal Communication
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Graham, LaKresha; Schuwerk, Tara J. – Communication Teacher, 2017
Course(s): Research Methods, Qualitative Research Methods, Organizational Communication, Business Communication. Objectives: After completing this class exercise, students should be able to identify the major components of a qualitative research study, along with the ethical dilemmas that come with doing qualitative research.
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Research Methodology, Research Skills, Teaching Methods
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Leopold, Lisa – Communication Teacher, 2017
Courses: Advanced Public Speaking, Argumentation Theory. Objectives: This activity aims to enhance students' ability to make statistics compelling and persuasive.
Descriptors: Persuasive Discourse, Public Speaking, Rhetorical Theory, Statistics
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Cvancara, Kristen E. – Communication Teacher, 2017
Courses: Research Methods (undergraduate or graduate level). Objective: The aim of this exercise is to optimize the ability for students to integrate an understanding of various methodologies across research paradigms within a 15-week semester, including a review of procedural steps and experiential learning activities to practice each method, a…
Descriptors: Research Methodology, Teaching Methods, Research Skills, College Students
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Buerkle, C. Wesley; Gearhart, Christopher C. – Communication Teacher, 2017
This experimental study examines an online module designed to increase student competence in oral citation behavior using a mastery training strategy. Students in the experimental condition provided complete citations at a higher rate and provided more citation information for traditional and web-based sources compared with a control group without…
Descriptors: Citations (References), Online Courses, Mastery Learning, Training Methods
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Hanasono, Lisa K. – Communication Teacher, 2017
Courses: This semester-long project is suited for courses on persuasion, diversity, social media, communication and technology, social advocacy, service-learning, or social justice. Objective: This assignment challenges students to research, design, launch, maintain, and assess an anti-hate social media campaign.
Descriptors: Community Coordination, Student Projects, Persuasive Discourse, Social Media
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Boatwright, Brandon; Mazer, Joseph P. – Communication Teacher, 2017
Course: This assignment is a unit activity designed for use in a skills-focused undergraduate public relations, organizational communication, or crisis communication course. Objective: The goal of this activity is to increase students' understanding of and ability to apply discourse of renewal in a crisis scenario. Students will work…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Study, Public Relations, Organizational Communication, Class Activities
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Kunde, Meg – Communication Teacher, 2017
Courses: Media and Politics, Political Communication, Political Rhetoric, Media Effects. Objective: By taking part in a classroom activity, students will explore how cognitive frames and media frames play a role in learning from political debates.
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Mass Media Effects, Mass Media Role, Debate
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Herakova, Liliana – Communication Teacher, 2017
Courses: Public Speaking, Storytelling, Performance Ethnography, Oral Interpretation, Language and Communication. Objectives: The aims of this class exercise are: (1) To engage in a collaborative creative process of developing a story/topic from a simple idea to deepening the relationship with the audience through vivid and evocative language; (2)…
Descriptors: Fairy Tales, Language Usage, Class Activities, Teaching Methods
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Kuehl, Rebecca A.; Hungerford, Hilary – Communication Teacher, 2017
Courses: This teaching unit is for intercultural communication but could be used for any course related to globalization, including public speaking, popular culture and communication, or environmental communication. Additionally, the teaching unit is well-suited for other disciplines, including geography, environmental studies, and global studies.…
Descriptors: Intercultural Communication, Global Approach, Manufacturing, Foreign Countries
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Yoshimura, Christina G. – Communication Teacher, 2017
Courses: Communication and Conflict. Objectives: Through the use of a game-based framework, students will build intrinsic motivation to engage with course material and course content, and will engage their critical-thinking, problem-solving, and communication skills in relation to conflict management over the length of the course. A list of…
Descriptors: Educational Games, Conflict, Student Motivation, Critical Thinking
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Opt, Susan – Communication Teacher, 2017
Courses: Conflict communication, negotiation, small group. Objective: This activity will enhance students' awareness and critique of their own negotiation behaviors. A list of references and suggested readings is included.
Descriptors: Simulation, Conflict, Communication (Thought Transfer), Class Activities
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Jones, Elizabeth B. – Communication Teacher, 2017
Courses: Interpersonal communication, relational communication, language and social interaction, professional communication, interviewing practices. Objectives: This single class activity enables students to understand the theoretical foundations of conversation and to develop their conversational skills by talking in dyads with classmates. Upon…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Communication, Cooperation, Interpersonal Competence, Class Activities
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Young, Lance Brendan – Communication Teacher, 2017
Courses: Qualitative research methods, health communication, organizational communication, or any course that could incorporate advocacy or social change into the content area. Objectives: On completion of this assignment, students will (1) understand why and how action research is undertaken; (2) develop skill in perceiving and representing the…
Descriptors: Participatory Research, Action Research, Assignments, Student Research
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Linvill, Darren L.; Pyle, Andrew S. – Communication Teacher, 2017
Course: Civil discourse, argumentation, debate, persuasion, political communication. Objectives: This unit activity will help students build an understanding of civil discourse and its function in society. Students will: (1) increase their capacity to examine arguments critically, (2) enhance their own ability to self-reflect critically, and (3)…
Descriptors: Inquiry, Active Learning, Class Activities, Communication (Thought Transfer)
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