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Honor Cords

One of my great joys in life is to honor people for their good work. This week, I had the privilege to honor our top students in communication through induction into Lambda Pi Eta, the national undergraduate honor society in communication. Our chapter honored 33 members of the classes of 2015 and 2016. When I…

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Next Generation Learning Spaces

I was honored to be invited to present at the Next Generation Learning Spaces conference in Nashville, Tennessee. Below are some resources for conference attendees and interested onlookers. Practical Lessons from User-Experience Design for Spaces for Learning Download the article now *** Managing Competing Agendas in Learning Spaces – Mastering the Art and Science of…

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Rethinking the Classroom

The collaboration surrounding the James L. Knight School of Communication and the 2012 Democratic National Convention has been highlighted on the national level. Dr. John A. McArthur, an associate professor in the Knight School of Communication, had an article published in the Journal of the Association for Communication Administration in its recent issue. The article,…

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Second Screens for Successful Online Teaching

This summer, I’ve been teaching an intensive 7-week online course in Public Relations and Strategic Communication. The nature of our online class has meant that my students have been engaged in an extraordinary amount of PR writing for the web. Many have learned, through practice, the values of writing for the audience and the vehicle…