Communication in Action Will Showcase Student Work on April 21

The School of Communication Studies hosts the Communication In Action (CIA) event to showcase student work and the diverse range of career paths that are possible with a Communication Studies major.  

This year's event will take place April 21, 5-7 p.m. in Taylor Hall, Room 226. 

The following classes will be showcasing student work:  

Intercultural Communication

  • This course examines theory and application of communication between people of different cultures and different national systems.  
  • The showcase will be featuring photos taken by students relating to course material.  

Argumentation and Persuasive Communication 

  • The course emphasizes processes of reasoning, the nature and use of evidence, recognition of common fallacies, media and information literacy, and generation and construction of valid and ethical arguments. 
  • The showcase will feature issue briefs created by students relating to course material.  

Social Media and Globalization 

  • The course introduces students to social media and how they operate in a globalized context. 
  • This showcase will feature infographics created by students relating to course material. 

Communication Across the Lifespan 

  • Explores common life stages (childhood, youth, midlife, and old age) and the transitioning of communication within and between these various stages of development.  
  • This showcase will feature posters created by students relating to course material. 

Freedom of Speech 

  • Examines historic and contemporary instances relating to freedom of speech; study of limits, rights, responsibilities, and socio-legal-rhetorical issues. 
  • This showcase will feature posters created by students relating to course material. 

Communication and Conflict  

  • Examination of issues related to managing conflict in communication. Critique and synthesis of conceptual approaches and research pertaining to conflict in interpersonal, organizational, and public communication settings. 
  • This showcase will feature a video created by students relating to course material. 

Relational Communication 

  • This course provides an exploration of theory and research about the interactions among individuals in personal relationships. 
  • The showcase will feature videos, podcasts or flyers created by students relating to course material. 

Internship 

  • Experience in a professional setting under professional supervision in student's field of specialization.  
  • The showcase will feature the students professional portfolio which includes work they have completed during their internship experience. 

Travel and Transmedia Storytelling  

  • Course focuses on guiding students in developing ethical, technological, and intercultural competencies as travelers and travel storytellers. 
  • The showcase will feature photos taken by students focusing on the application of skills they have learned from the course. 

Fellow students and parents are welcome to attend.  

POSTED: Tuesday, April 12, 2022 - 4:56pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, April 13, 2022 - 1:22pm