2013 Fall Term
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HISTORY OF MASS COMMUNICATION
An overview of the origin, development, strengths and weaknesses, and achievements of mass communication in the United States, with particular attention to the interrelationship between mass media and society.
COMMUNICATION CONFLICT RESOLUTION
This course provides a communications perspective of the nature and possible methods of resolution of conflict.
ADVERTISING VIDEO PRODUCTION
Students develop and apply advanced studio and field video production skills for the production of television advertising.
CROSS CULTURAL COMMUNICATION
Study of cross cultural contacts and interactions when individuals are from different cultures. An analysis of verbal and nonverbal communication and related factors within and between various cultures, predictions of patterns and effects, and communication barriers.
MASS COMMUNICATION IN SOCIETY
A course which examines the functions and effects of mass media in our society. Theoretical bases for assessing social, behavioral and cultural influences are emphasized.
NEW COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES
This course examines the major innovations in the telecommunication industry. Students will explore alternative regulatory contexts in which these systems can develop and address the implications of these developments in a variety of social, institutional and philosophical contexts.
INTRODUCTION TO COMMUNICATIONS STUDIES
The student will be introduced to the nature of graduate study in the field of communication.
This course focuses on the body of instructional communication research which, coupled with opportunities for observation and practice, will 1) enable students to analyze effective use of instructional communication principles in others and 2) demonstrate related skills during their own instructional demonstrations
METHODS OF COMMUNICATION RESEARCH
An advanced-level graduate survey of methodologies and issues relevant to the practice of communication research.
APPLIED COMMUNICATION PROJECT CREDITS
Applied Communication Project (ACP) units allow a student to work with his/her project director and committee in further developing and completing the ACP, a capstone experience option emphasizing the application of communication theory and principles to solve a communication problem or meet a specific need relating to corporate communication or mass communication issues. ACP proposal forms available at http://academics.uww.edu/comgrads/forms.html or from the graduate coordinator. Note, Comm/Journlsm 799 Thesis credits and Comm/Journlsm 789 ACP credits may not be taken concurrently with Comm/Journlsm 798 Independent Study credits.
Study of a selected topic or topics under the direction of a faculty member. Students must complete the Independent Studies Form located at http://www.uww.edu/commgrads/forms.html or available from the Communication Department office prior to registering for this course. The form requires signatures from the instructor supervising the independent study and from the graduate coordinator. Note: Comm 799/Journlsm 799 Thesis credits and Comm 789/Journlsm 789 ACP credits may not be taken concurrently with Comm 798/Journlsm 798 Independent Study credits.