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Goldberg, Judy Hiller; And Others – Communication Education, 1984
Discusses the history, functions, and services of community colleges and how the speech communication program and faculty can serve as a critical link between college and community. (PD)
Descriptors: College Programs, Community, Community Colleges, Speech Communication
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Arnett, Ronald C.; Nakagawa, Gordon – Communication Education, 1983
Analyzes the assumptions of interpersonal listening based on empathy. Provides (1) a brief historical overview of the empathic tradition as it relates to interpersonal communication study and to listening; (2) a critique of presuppositions underlying the concept of empathic listening; and (3) some guidelines for developing alternatives to empathic…
Descriptors: Concept Formation, Empathy, Higher Education, History
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Brownell, Judith – Communication Education, 1979
Describes Elwood Murray's Interdisciplinary Analogue Laboratory which was designed to identify analogous structures occurring in different fields of education. These basic structures could then serve as foundations of an integrated curriculum where students would be encouraged to view their subjects of study relationally. (JMF)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, General Education, Higher Education, Information Theory
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Maxwell, Leigh; McCain, Thomas A. – Communication Education, 1997
Offers a conceptual framework to consider the issues surrounding copyright, education, and the digitalization of society. Traces the history of copyright through the evolution of communication media--its role in creating and distributing knowledge. Considers the dialectical relationship between communication as transmission and communication as…
Descriptors: Communication Research, Computer Uses in Education, Copyrights, Digital Computers
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Phillips, Gerald M. – Communication Education, 1993
Offers a narrative based on a real event, in the form of a "docustory," describing that moment when teaching worked--when, in an instructional setting, communication was "perfect" or "excellent." Describes a watershed moment during the campus unrest of the 1960s when a professor learned it is morally wrong for teachers to play power games with…
Descriptors: Classroom Communication, Educational History, Higher Education, Power Structure
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Gorden, William I.; And Others – Communication Education, 1984
Reviews six corporate histories more as documents of organizational culture than as objective histories to ascertain their value in organizational communication studies. (PD)
Descriptors: Books, Educational Resources, Higher Education, History
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Long, Kaylene A.; Stroup, Karen Bruner – Communication Education, 1983
Describes a device, the speaker resume, which provides students with biographical information on an orator's education, achievements, historical impact, rhetorical skills, and personal data. Includes a sample resume of Daniel O'Connell, Irish orator. Useful to teachers and students for class discussion and further investigation. (PD)
Descriptors: Biographical Inventories, Higher Education, Public Speaking, Rhetoric
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Benoit, William L. – Communication Education, 1984
Sketches the life of Isocrates, the father of eloquence, and discusses his views on rhetorical education. (PD)
Descriptors: Biographies, Classical Literature, Educational Philosophy, Greek Literature
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HopKins, Mary Frances – Communication Education, 1996
Offers the author's narrative of the recent history of performance studies, focusing on the current place of literature, its instability as a recognizable genre of discourse, and its uncertain value in the academic market. Discusses the problem of literature's loss of "academic capital." (SR)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Trends, Higher Education
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Gray, Paul H. – Communication Education, 1996
Points out that issues in performance studies (oral interpretation) such as natural and literary language, performing ideology, and marginalized voices are not only not revolutionary but an extension or a return to traditional concerns of a 300-year tradition. (SR)
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Trends, Higher Education, Literature Appreciation
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Braden, Waldo W. – Communication Education, 1986
Reflects on the importance of a professional association in the life of a speech communication teacher. (PD)
Descriptors: Higher Education, History, Professional Associations, Speech Communication
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Rowan, Katherine E. – Communication Education, 1995
Offers a brief history of the teaching of expository discourse. Defines explanatory speaking, identifying its relation to informative speech. Presents a pedagogy for explanatory speaking, built on the classical rhetorical tradition and contemporary research. Describes implications for teacher training, student study skills, and assessment of…
Descriptors: Communication Research, Communication Skills, Higher Education, Persuasive Discourse
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Thompson, Wayne N. – Communication Education, 1979
Presents a brief history of the National Contest in Public Discussion from 1951 through 1963 as evidence of the importance of the contest in the area of forensics. (JMF)
Descriptors: Competition, Discussion, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Discussion Groups