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McCloskey, Donna; Crowne, Kerri Anne – Management Teaching Review, 2019
This article explains an activity that can be conducted to form teams in university business classes. It allows students to actively participate in the team selection process and learn valuable human resource management skills. Students are placed in the role of hiring managers. They have to identify the skills and characteristics needed to…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Selection, Personnel Selection, Teamwork
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Brody, Nicholas; Caldwell, Lesley – Communication Teacher, 2019
Courses: Any course that examines mediated and/or online communication, including but not limited to--Computer-Mediated Communication, Communication Theory, Interpersonal Communication, Introduction to Communication, and Organizational Communication. Objectives: In this single-class activity, students apply their knowledge of mediated…
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Interpersonal Communication, Communications, Educational Games
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Mercado, Antonieta – Communication Teacher, 2019
This activity highlights the concept of cultural hegemony, illustrating it by a reflection on the images of success and successful people portrayed in the media. The purpose of the exercise is to introduce students to this concept, and for them to examine how hegemonic views of others and the self affect the way they conceptualize success and…
Descriptors: Success, Mass Media Effects, Cultural Influences, Gender Differences
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Waldbuesser, Caroline – Communication Teacher, 2019
Courses: Interpersonal Communication, Fundamentals of Human Communication, Communication Theory, Public Speaking, and Intercultural Communication. Objectives: After completing this single-class activity, students will be able to (1) describe how meaning is created through symbolic interaction, (2) explain how the self is created through symbolic…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Communication, Communication Strategies, Communications, Interaction
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Thompson, Marie – Communication Teacher, 2019
Drawing on coursework associated with listening strategies in health communication, students will be guided through a process of reflection, contemplation and articulation as they map their health experience. As visual narrative, maps help to suspend preconceived notions and/or expectations about health; participants increase the capacity for a…
Descriptors: Listening Skills, Health, College Students, Communication Strategies
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Hanasono, Lisa K.; Gorsevski, Ellen W. – Communication Teacher, 2019
Courses: This semester-long assignment can be featured in undergraduate or graduate communication courses that include a major writing assignment such as research methods, capstone classes, senior thesis sections, or advanced courses on topics such as interpersonal, intercultural, and interracial communication. This assignment is suitable for…
Descriptors: College Students, Writing Assignments, Writing for Publication, Research Papers (Students)
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Volinsky, Allyson C.; Sangalang, Angeline – Communication Teacher, 2019
Courses: Introduction to Communication Behavior, Health Communication, Public Communication Campaigns, Persuasion, Public Relations. Objectives: Students gain practice determining various components of a health communication campaign (e.g. selecting appropriate target population(s), media channels), while noting the need for synergy across key…
Descriptors: Communication Strategies, Public Health, Health Promotion, Mass Media
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Spears, Janine L. – Journal of Information Systems Education, 2018
Students need real-world experience. Industry needs graduating students entering the workforce to be skilled in relevant subject matter, critical thinking, and communication skills. Community-based nonprofit organizations, as well as small businesses, need help in building organizational capacity. Instructors also benefit from periodic observation…
Descriptors: Information Security, Service Learning, Relevance (Education), Capacity Building
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Anderson, Mia L. – Communication Teacher, 2018
Courses: Strategic Campaigns, Advertising/Public Relations Campaigns. Objectives: The purpose of this semester-long project is student application of research-based strategic communication strategies and techniques used in executing a professional strategic communication campaign for a client.
Descriptors: Communications, Advertising, Public Relations, Communication Strategies
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Rustic, Amy E.; Wood, Jennifer K. – Communication Teacher, 2018
Courses: This semester-long collaboration occurs in an introductory public-speaking course, but could be applied to other communication courses that emphasize research and information literacy skills. Objectives: This semester-long collaboration between a communication professor and campus librarian is designed to increase the information literacy…
Descriptors: Information Literacy, Public Speaking, Research Skills, Communications
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Kauffman, James; Kornberg, Josh – Communication Teacher, 2018
Courses: Interpersonal Communication, Relational Communication Objective: This article teaches students to explain and evaluate Knapp's Relational Staircase Model through the creation of personalized greeting cards for each relational stage. The in-class activity encourages students to be creative and succinct in capturing the essence of an…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Communication, Commercial Art, Visual Arts, Learning Activities
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Hatfield, Elizabeth Fish – Communication Teacher, 2018
Course: Interpersonal Communication. Objective: This semester-long approach utilizes weekly podcasts to engage students in narrative learning. Students evaluate podcast narratives and apply interpersonal communication concepts and theories through structured and unstructured learning activities.
Descriptors: Interpersonal Communication, Audio Equipment, Narration, Course Descriptions
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Choi, Annette; Wang, Mengqi; Hrizo, Stacy; Buckley, Martin S. – Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education, 2018
Exposure of organisms to high temperatures and various chemical and physical stressors can cause protein misfolding and aggregation. In turn, this can disrupt the functions of proteins, threatening both development and homeostasis. To overcome this, cells can initiate the highly conserved heat shock (HS) stress response pathway. In eukaryotes,…
Descriptors: Heat, Science Laboratories, Genetics, Cytology
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Lombardi, Allison; McGuire, Joan M.; Tarconish, Emily – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 2018
As increasing numbers of students with disabilities enter higher education, the need for college faculty to adopt inclusive teaching practices intensifies. Professional development (PD) opportunities involving inclusive teaching strategies are a useful way to help instructors develop these skills; unfortunately, many colleges and universities do…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Teaching Methods, College Faculty, Students with Disabilities
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Keene, Michael A. – Management Teaching Review, 2017
The management of product development teams is a challenging task, especially when success hinges on the ability to guide technical and nontechnical personnel through an effective decision-making process. The "Tale of Two Rocks" exercise illustrates how differing motivations and beliefs about new technologies can affect the decisions…
Descriptors: Program Administration, Productivity, Business Administration Education, Business Administration
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