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Antony, Mary Grace – Communication Teacher, 2016
Courses: Intercultural Communication, Conflict and Communication, Interpersonal Communication. Objectives: After completing this single-class activity, students should be able to (1) differentiate between the avowed versus ascribed dimensions of cultural identity construction; (2) articulate the contested nature of cultural identity, including how…
Descriptors: Intercultural Communication, Conflict, Interpersonal Communication, Course Objectives
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Suwinyattichaiporn, Tara – Communication Teacher, 2016
Courses: Intercultural Communication, Communication and Identity, Interpersonal Communication. Objectives: After completing this semester-long activity, students should be able to (1) discuss and apply the concepts of social identities; (2) analyze the influence of self-identities on online communication practices of self to others and others to…
Descriptors: Social Media, Intercultural Communication, Interpersonal Communication, Identification (Psychology)
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Herakova, Liliana L. – Communication Teacher, 2016
Courses: Introduction to Communication Studies, Interpersonal Communication, Nonverbal Communication. Objectives: After completing this single-class activity, students should be able to (1) describe and interpret face-work as a communicative act that both reflects and constructs identity, (2) explain the concept of intersectionality in basic…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Communication, Nonverbal Communication, Course Objectives, Class Activities
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Blithe, Sarah Jane – Communication Teacher, 2016
Course: Intercultural Communication. Objectives: After completing this intercultural service-learning activity, students should be able to (1) apply effective intercultural communication skills in culturally different sites; (2) analyze cultures different from their own through service-learning; (3) compare and evaluate course readings with…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Intercultural Communication, Teaching Methods, Behavioral Objectives
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Hill, Myleea D. – Communication Teacher, 2016
Discussions of what images are portrayed in newspapers and their proportion in comparison to the actual census data provide an opportunity for consideration of how the agenda setting and framing theories of media could affect perceptions of a community and population. In the exercise described here, students are expected to learn a research skill…
Descriptors: Census Figures, Newspapers, Class Activities, Content Analysis
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Wei, Fang-Yi Flora – Communication Teacher, 2016
This unit activity is integrated into the chapters on radio of the appropriate course--Survey of Mass Media, Broadcast Journalism, News Writing, Media Programing, or Communication Technology. Employing the concept of a "hot-clock radio format," the purpose of this unit activity is to motivate students' collaborative learning in news…
Descriptors: Handheld Devices, Telecommunications, Student Motivation, News Reporting
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Hahn, Allison Hailey – Communication Teacher, 2016
Many instructors and textbooks encourage the use of debate and critical thinking in the classroom by creating artificial public space in which students then act out engagements. The tools gained from such activities do encourage better thinking and speaking, but they do not adequately prepare students for "real" situations when they must…
Descriptors: Persuasive Discourse, Debate, Advocacy, Public Speaking
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Smith, Cynthia Duquette – Communication Teacher, 2016
The group activity described in this article was originally designed for an upper-division undergraduate course on Rhetoric and Architecture, but would also be well suited for courses in Persuasion, Rhetorical Criticism, or Visual Rhetoric. Any undergraduate course related to communication and design (including Advertising) could make excellent…
Descriptors: Rhetoric, Campuses, Architecture, Group Activities
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Simmons, Nathaniel; Tenzek, Kelly E. – Communication Teacher, 2016
The importance of listening continues to be reinforced within professional, personal, and popular cultural contexts. Despite the attention employers, teachers, scholars, and various popular outlets attend to listening, engaging students in activities that practice such skills remain challenging. Understanding that interpersonal competence requires…
Descriptors: Listening, Class Activities, Documentaries, Listening Skills
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Field-Springer, Kimberly; Striley, Katie Margavio – Communication Teacher, 2016
The "Amazing Race" activity utilizes experiential learning by encouraging students to venture outside the classroom to collect and cite sources for an upcoming assignment. In the popular TV show, "Amazing Race," teams compete to complete tasks that take them around the world. Similarly, in this classroom activity, groups…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Assignments, Citations (References), Information Sources
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Fuller, Ryan P. – Communication Teacher, 2016
Crises threaten high-priority goals of impacted organizations. In the field, trainings range from overviews of crisis plans to full-scale exercises that simulate a crisis. In the classroom, simulations engage multiple learning styles, and allow students to reflect on observations and provide recommendations. The objectives for this unit activity…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Learning Activities, Crisis Management, Communication (Thought Transfer)
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Giovanelli, Marcello – Communication Teacher, 2016
Metaphor is generally understood as the process of understanding one thing in terms of another. The activity described here is designed to make use of the principles of embodied cognition and meaning, and specifically the embodied nature of metaphor, to explore political discourse and communication. With high-school junior or senior students in…
Descriptors: Figurative Language, Politics, Nonverbal Communication, Learning Activities
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Hosek, Angela M. – Communication Teacher, 2016
This assignment serves to increase students' information literacy related to research gathering, critique, analysis, and implementation. For this assignment, students will: (a) identify and examine a news article that uses research; (b) trace the origins and conduct an analysis of the research study cited in the news article or a related research…
Descriptors: Information Literacy, Assignments, Student Projects, Research Skills
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Rezende da Cunha, Fernando, Jr.; van Kruistum, Claudia; van Oers, Bert – Communication Teacher, 2016
This paper reports on how teachers, from different cities in Brazil, used groups on Facebook and how communication between teachers and students was affected by using such groups. This study is framed under the Cultural Historical Activity Theory (CHAT) perspective, and is conceived from a methodological background that invites participants to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Media, Teacher Student Relationship, Technology Uses in Education
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Frisby, Brandi N.; Kaufmann, Renee; Beck, Anna-Carrie – Communication Teacher, 2016
Instructors incorporate technological tools into the classroom to address short attention spans, appeal to technologically savvy students, and to increase engagement. This study used both quantitative descriptive and qualitative embedded assessment data to examine the use of three popular tools (i.e. Twitter, Facebook, and video chatting) in…
Descriptors: Group Dynamics, Group Activities, Technology Integration, Attention Span
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