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Communication Studies Courses

COMM 001, Public Speaking students:

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Magazine ArticleHallene, A. (2018). Tips and tricks to being persuasive. GP Solo, 35(5), 80.

  • The art of persuasion generally boils down to the practice of effective communication. PowerPoint is a helpful tool for highlighting key points your audience should retain from your story, but do not depend on it to make your argument or hold your audience's attention. Practice your persuasion skills in emails

Magazine ArticleTen tips for a successful presentation. (technical or informational lectures)(Inside ASAE, Mar 1997)

  • Ten suggestions to achieve a successful technical or informational presentation are suggested for speakers. Good technical speakers should deliver their presentations with energy and enthusiasm. They should present a summary of the main points and conclusion of their subject matter in the first two minutes of the talk or risk losing their audience. No lecture should present more than three or four main topics. Complex presentations should be kept as simple as possible, using visual aids for support

COMM 004, Small Group Discussion Students:

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COMM 007, Survey of Communication Students:

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COMM 008, Interpersonal Communication Students:

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Magazine ArticleNelson, D. W. (2016). Enhancing interpersonal communication: Positive mood effects. Social Behavior & Personality: An International Journal, 44(9), 1535–1539. https://doi.org/10.2224/sbp.2016.44.9.1535


Magazine ArticleRobson, D. (2019). Big tips for small talk. New Scientist, 244(3261/3262), 44–46. https://doi.org/10.1016/s0262-4079(19)32433-9

COMM 010, Persuasive Speaking Students:

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COMM 012, Intercultural Communication Students:

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COMM 020, Argumentation & Debate Students:

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