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Hugenberg, Lawrence W., Ed. – 1992
This collection of 11 papers contains three types of papers: (1) 1991 Speech Communication Association Basic Course Committee award winning papers; (2) articles on the basic communication course; and (3) the public speaking basic course. The papers are: "Academic Success in the Basic Course: The Influence of Apprehension and…
Descriptors: Communication Apprehension, Course Evaluation, Critical Thinking, Higher Education
Newburger, Craig, Ed. – 1994
This volume of an annual collection presents 14 essays relating to instruction in the basic communication course. Essays in the collection are "Using Interactive Video Instruction to Enhance Public Speaking Instruction" (Michael W. Cronin and William R. Kennan); "Interactive Video Instruction for Teaching Organizational Techniques…
Descriptors: Communication Apprehension, Communication Research, Computer Mediated Communication, Graduate Students
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Newburger, Craig – Journal of the Association for Communication Administration (JACA), 1996
Uses a hypothetical example of an institutional review board's concerns about a speech communication faculty member's research project to illustrate current issues that speech communication administrators, departmental faculty, and graduate students need to consider as their human-subjects based research becomes increasingly overseen by external…
Descriptors: Communication Research, Higher Education, Research Design, Research Methodology
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Newburger, Craig – Journal of the Association for Communication Administration (JACA), 1996
Outlines the national charges of "Goals 2000" and the Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills regarding the expansion of communication instruction requirements. Sees speech communication professionals well positioned to meet these externally generated broad-based goals. (SR)
Descriptors: Core Curriculum, Higher Education, Politics of Education, Speech Communication
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Newburger, Craig – Journal of the Association for Communication Administration (JACA), 1997
Addresses some of the questions professors face in evaluating faculty members from other campuses who are up for tenure, for example: confidentiality of remarks about the person being evaluated; whether what is being evaluated has relevance; and how many outside evaluators are needed. (PA)
Descriptors: College Faculty, Decision Making, Evaluation Criteria, Faculty Promotion
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Newburger, Craig – Journal of the Association for Communication Administration (JACA), 1994
Discusses, from the point of view of communication educators, the nature of interactions with disabled students and the sensitivity of educators to the broad nature of what constitutes a disability that warrants a reasonable accommodation. Outlines faculty rights and responsibilities to guide academic departments in their deliberations concerning…
Descriptors: Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), College Faculty, College Students, Disabilities
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Newburger, Craig – JACA: Journal of the Association for Communication Administration, 2001
Presents a consideration of sexual harassment laws that are intended to underscore the variety of heuristic possibilities offered by inquiry into communication-based laws, for both communication administrators and educators. Concludes that communication administration, communication education, and evolving communication-based legal standards and…
Descriptors: Communication (Thought Transfer), Heuristics, Higher Education, Laws
Newburger, Craig – 1996
As the century draws to a close, basic communication instruction at America's universities and colleges is experiencing a barrage of externally determined assaults. Departments are increasing enrollments-per-section while facing a decrease in the number of sections being offered. The agenda of many 1990s state legislatures and the federal…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Mediated Communication, Departments, Higher Education
Newburger, Craig – 1995
In 1989, President George Bush met with the nation's governors and the foundation was laid for the "Goals 2000: Educate America Act" (signed into law March 1994). The act provides funds to underwrite states' development and implementation of content and performance standards and associated assessment methodologies directed toward helping…
Descriptors: Administrators, Communication Skills, Conflict Resolution, Curriculum Development
Newburger, Craig Alan – 1982
A study was conducted to test four hypotheses concerning modification of student self-concept in communication courses: (1) different kinds of training affect student self-concept in different ways, (2) scale bias affects measurement of student self-concept, (3) male and female self-concepts change differently, and (4) course grade affects student…
Descriptors: Attitude Change, College Students, Communication Apprehension, Communication Research
Newburger, Craig, Ed. – 1995
This volume of an annual collection of essays presents seven essays relating to instruction in the basic communication course. The essays are: "Gerald M. Phillips' Devotion to Basic Communication Skills" (Julia T. Wood); "The Basic Course in Organizational Communication: A National Survey" (Donald Treadwell and Ronald L. Applbaum); "Improving Oral…
Descriptors: Communication Apprehension, Communication Research, Communication Skills, Higher Education
Newburger, Craig, Ed. – 1996
This volume of an annual collection presents 13 essays relating to instruction in the basic communication course. Six of the essays are on the theme of cultural diversity in the basic course. The essays are: "The Differential Impact of a Basic Public Speaking Course on Perceived Communication Competencies in Class, Work, and Social…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Communication Research, Cultural Differences, Diversity (Student)
Newburger, Craig; And Others – 1992
This paper examines departmental introductory communication course (ICC) textbook publishing practices. Two methodologies for the creation of campus-specific texts are examined--the use of a national publishing house and the use of a local commercial printer. Both options deliver unique advantages and liabilities for speech communication…
Descriptors: Departments, Faculty Publishing, Higher Education, Introductory Courses
Newburger, Craig; And Others – 1994
A study examined the impact of self-confrontation (self-viewing of videotaped speeches) on student public speaking apprehension. Subjects, 112 undergraduate students enrolled in introductory public speaking classes who were confronted with their videotaped speeches (as post-performance feedback), did not experience a reduction in their public…
Descriptors: Communication Apprehension, Communication Problems, Communication Research, Comparative Analysis
Newburger, Craig; Butler, Jerry – 1991
Awareness of the corporate cultural phenomenon of fast-tracking, a process whereby executives are advanced within and among organizations, should assist communication students and practicing professionals to become more effective corporate communicators. A critical distinction between self-directed fast-trackers and their corporately-sanctioned…
Descriptors: Career Development, Career Ladders, Communication Skills, Higher Education
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