ERIC Number: ED476270
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Proceedings from the Communication Labs Strand. NCA 2001 Summer Conference: Engaging 21st Century Communication Students.
Hobgood, Linda; Sandin, Paul; Von Till, Beth; Preston, Marlene; Burk, Tamara L.; Neher, William; Wanca-Thibault, Mary Ann
A Communication Center or Lab typically provides services or support for oral communication activities in students' course work at a college or university. Many centers also provide services to other clientele such as faculty, staff, and administration, alumni, or even outside groups. Such assistance includes, for example, tutoring for students' preparing oral presentations or for participation in group activities, interviews, discussions, or debates. This Proceedings from the Communication Labs strand at the NCA 2001 Summer Conference contains the following sections: Essential Facts (Overview); FAQ (11 Questions about Communication Labs); Guiding Principles (n=6); and Recommendations. Among the resources included are an article: "Assessing the Effectiveness of Lab Programs--How Do We Know If What We Are Doing Works?" (Maryanne Wanca-Thibault); Model Programs, Communication Centers or Labs: Butler University, Mount Holyoke College, San Jose State University, Virginia Tech, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, and the University of Richmond (Virginia). (NKA)
Descriptors: College Instruction, Communication Skills, Educational Needs, Educational Practices, Higher Education, Models, Speech Communication
For full text: http://www.natcom.org/Instruction/summerconf/summerconf.htm.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Communication Association, Annandale, VA.