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Janack, James A. – Communication Teacher, 2021
Courses: Persuasion, Marketing, Advanced Public Speaking, Argumentation. Objectives: The aims of this assignment are to introduce students to the concept of data mining as a tool for audience analysis and to improve students' ability to adapt a message to a specific audience.
Descriptors: Persuasive Discourse, Marketing, Public Speaking, Communication Skills
Scout Scatters the Mob: Using "To Kill a Mockingbird" and "Fury" to Teach the Concept of Deindividuation
Seiter, John S.; Gass, Robert H. – Communication Teacher, 2021
Courses: Persuasion, Group Communication, Communication Theory, Computer-Mediated Communication. Objectives: In this activity, students discuss and analyze film clips in order to understand theories, processes, and applications related to the concept of deindividuation.
Descriptors: Persuasive Discourse, Communication Skills, Computer Mediated Communication, Group Dynamics
Haugen, Jenna; Lucas, Kristen – Communication Teacher, 2019
Courses: Public speaking, business and professional communication, group communication. Objectives: This activity will introduce Monroe's Motivated Sequence as a way to organize persuasive arguments; improve students' ability to deliver presentations with consistent content, voice, and style; and improve team-based delivery skills.
Descriptors: Sequential Approach, Communication Skills, Group Activities, Public Speaking