This Is Modern Communication!
There is no denying the value of effective communication skills! With MyEducator's communications resources, you can feel confident that you are giving your students a modern education with application‑focused learning opportunities. How do we do it? Students don't just learn about communication, they also prove their learning! Up-to-date multimedia content, scenario-based auto-graded assessments, and application opportunities provide a turn-key solution that is proven to increase engagement and improve learning outcomes.
Daniel E. Metcalf Jr.
This course is an introduction to common concepts in the field of communication with emphasis on the history of communication study and the contexts of communication. Students learn the basics of communication in interpersonal, small groups and teams, mass, organizational, and intercultural settings.
Open-mindedness to different perspectives is important—but equally important is the ability to construct a valid argument in support of one’s claim. This course covers key skills in reasoning, critical thinking, and persuasion. Topics include logical argumentation, rhetoric, persuasion, semantics, and perception.
One of the most effective and compelling ways to communicate is through a good story. This course introduces key elements of storytelling to enhance messaging and better engage with audiences. Topics include compositional structure, grammar, and storytelling strategies to address business and communication needs.
Paxton Gray, Scott Rackham
The technology used to convey a message can be just as important as the message itself. This course explores different forms of communication technologies available to support the exchange of information and interactions between people and organizations.
This course examines communication principles and strategies for effective interpersonal, small group, and team communication. Topics include collaboration, role definition, goal setting, leadership, and diversity.
Paxton Gray, Scott Rackham
This course introduces key media theories and practices and examines the history of mass communication and its influence on society. Topics covered include media literacy, propaganda, marketing, law, and ethics.
Brigitta Field, Bryant Galindo
In this course, students will apply key communication strategies that support effective organizational communication. Topics include change management, training and development, operational transformation, and performance improvement.
Daniel E. Metcalf Jr.
With the introduction of the internet and social media, the practice of journalism is in a state of transformation. This course covers key elements of investigative journalism, research, and news reporting across a variety of media outlets, as well as legal and ethical considerations.
Liz Jarrard, Paula Ngo
In this course, students will research and organize complex information for instructional and technical purposes. Students will also explore various technologies and editing processes used to clarify the delivery and display of information.
In an increasingly globalized world, it is essential to understand principles of effective intercultural communication. In this course, students will examine the influence of society on group behavior, cultural traditions, and communication practices and apply strategies to improve communication in various intercultural contexts.
Conflict and disagreements happen in every organization. This course examines conflict management strategies to diffuse tension and promote collaboration and compromise in a variety of situations. Topics include negotiation and mediation strategies and ethical considerations in conflict management.
In this capstone course, students integrate and apply their learning from throughout a communications program. Students will construct a comprehensive and strategic communication plan and evaluate its impact on organizational performance.
Excellent persuasive and informational writers know that the purpose of all writing is to change the perspective of the reader. In this course, students will learn to examine who their readers are to inform how they approach the topic, what arguments will be most effective, and what evidence will best persuade the reader.
Scott C. Hammond, Danny Damron,
This course explores culture as a key factor in international business relations. It presents a better way to address cultural challenges by identifying aspects of one’s own culture, understanding the culture of others, and ultimately building a third, intercultural culture that will allow global teams to work together.
One People One Planet lays out a clear path to help us all increase our happiness and live peacefully on this plant. Six universal truths are presented—gleaned from the founders of the great world religions, world-renowned philosophers, and cutting-edge research in the field of positive psychology—that can unlock new levels of happiness, improved relationships, and a more fulfilling community.
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