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Sonya Tiratsuyan
Join us as we walk through LaunchPad for A Speaker's Guidebook
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Sonya Tiratsuyan
Are you ready to save time and provide more effective grading and feedback for your communication students? Heather Halter, a former public speaking instructor who supports and consults with communication professors to effectively use technology in their courses, presents Macmillan Learning’s new video assessment.   When using our tools -… (Show more)
Sonya Tiratsuyan
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Ernest Wiggins
Click to view contentBy Ernest L. Wiggins   Though a journalist by trade, I developed an abiding interest in persuasive communication during graduate school.  I have formally studied the intersection of media messages, group identity and social justice, focusing most of my attention on advertising. I routinely teach a course in mass media criticism, and 1/3 of class… (Show more)
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Erika Gutierrez
Click to view contentCongratulations on the new academic year! We hope your students are off to a grand start and are well on their way to a successful fall semester. Time flies, and it is surprising that we are already a month into the semester. For those of you who don't know me, my name is Erika Gutierrez, and I'm the Senior Program Director for Communication &… (Show more)
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Melanie McFadyen
Objective: To examine the role of vocalics in shaping meanings.   Directions: Working in pairs or small groups, have students take turns saying the messages below out loud as they attempt to convey one of the five attitudes of their choosing. Group members should try to interpret the attitude being conveyed. Debrief the students along the…
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Christopher Martin
The summer of 2018 has been a momentous one for media merger mania. Although this sounds like a topic for a high-level economics course, the approved and proposed media mergers involve a number of name-brand companies, and will have a significant effect on media culture, journalism, and what we’ll be watching and streaming on phones and other… (Show more)
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