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Williams, Jenilee Crutcher; Wright, Courtney N. – Communication Teacher, 2020
Communication courses enhance learning through engaging diverse perspectives. However, students' unawareness of diverse perspectives can inhibit communication effectiveness and classroom engagement. Communication teachers encounter challenges and opportunities when these viewpoints impact students' assignment quality, class discussion…
Descriptors: Bias, Consciousness Raising, Class Activities, Stereotypes
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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
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Dubisar, Abby M.; Hunt, Kathleen P. – Communication Teacher, 2018
Courses: Rhetorical Criticism, Composition, Environmental Communication. Objectives: This unit activity, for which students view a documentary to identify and evaluate persuasive ethos and then create their own rhetorical messages for reducing food waste, serves as a platform for teaching both the critique and practice of rhetoric, as well as…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Rhetorical Criticism, Writing (Composition), Wastes
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Seiter, John S.; Gass, Robert H.; Seiter, Christian R. – Communication Teacher, 2018
Courses: Persuasion, Compliance Gaining. Objectives: In this single-class activity, based loosely on the video-game sensation Pok√©mon GO, students learn about, enact, and "capture" a variety of compliance-gaining tactics. Along the way, they gain awareness of various approaches to persuasion, the implications of using such approaches,…
Descriptors: Persuasive Discourse, Class Activities, Video Games, Compliance (Psychology)
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Young, Joshua E.; Potter, David J. – Communication Teacher, 2018
Courses: This activity is designed specifically for public-speaking courses, but it could be used in the general introductory communication course. It also holds potential for use in persuasion, argumentation, or strategic communication courses. Objectives: This activity helps students understand audience as a more complicated concept--one that…
Descriptors: Public Speaking, Introductory Courses, Class Activities, Teaching Methods
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Ramos Salazar, Leslie – Communication Teacher, 2017
Courses: Public Speaking, Business and Professional Communication, Persuasion, or any other skill-based oral communication course. Objectives: Students will practice the development and demonstration of persuasive arguments in this single-class social judgment theory activity to improve their ability to change resistant audience attitudes.
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Resistance (Psychology), Social Theories, Public Speaking
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Pawlowski, Donna R. – Communication Teacher, 2017
Courses: Presentational courses such as Public Speaking, Interviewing, Business and Professional, Persuasion, Interpersonal; any course where civility may be promoted in the classroom. Objectives: At the end of this single-class activity, students will have an understanding of civility in order to: (1) identify civility and consequences of…
Descriptors: Public Speaking, Questioning Techniques, Persuasive Discourse, Interpersonal Communication
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Leopold, Lisa – Communication Teacher, 2017
Courses: Advanced Public Speaking, Argumentation Theory. Objectives: This activity aims to enhance students' ability to make statistics compelling and persuasive.
Descriptors: Persuasive Discourse, Public Speaking, Rhetorical Theory, Statistics
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Hanasono, Lisa K. – Communication Teacher, 2017
Courses: This semester-long project is suited for courses on persuasion, diversity, social media, communication and technology, social advocacy, service-learning, or social justice. Objective: This assignment challenges students to research, design, launch, maintain, and assess an anti-hate social media campaign.
Descriptors: Community Coordination, Student Projects, Persuasive Discourse, Social Media