Teaching Philosophy

I have independently taught courses at the college level for 15 years. I have taught at each course level from freshman through graduate students. I have taught in a diverse set of classroom environments: large introductory lecture-style course, freshman seminar, technology-focused classes in computer labs, basic and advanced writing courses, upper-division theory courses, graduate seminars,Continue reading “Teaching Philosophy”

Multimedia Production: Course Details

Course Description This course is an intensive introduction to reporting, writing, producing, editing, and managing content for the web, which are essential for careers in media. You will learn how to integrate writing, photography, social media, audio, video, and blogging for both journalism and strategic communication (e.g., public relations, marketing). You will engage in originalContinue reading “Multimedia Production: Course Details”

Media, Science, and Society: Course Details

Course Description: This course discusses why scientific, health, and environmental issues are covered in particular ways in media. We will also examine how these messages impact people’s attitudes, opinion, knowledge, and emotions about science, health, and the environment. Questions To Consider Course Learning Outcomes Weekly Modules Development of Professional Skills Information Literacy Reading Comprehension TheContinue reading “Media, Science, and Society: Course Details”

Political Communication: Course Details

Course Description: We examine the intersection of politics and communication. For example, we cover politics and media, interpersonal political discussion, organizational and governmental political communication, political campaigns, politics and technology, etc. Moreover, we cover the effects of political communication on individuals’ opinions and behavior.  COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES COURSE EXPECTATIONS Professional Skills: No matter what yourContinue reading “Political Communication: Course Details”