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Wednesday Noon Research Meeting

 

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 30th, 12:15-1:15
FORD 210

DISCUSSION SERIES

Public Speaking, Public Communication:
Research-and-Teaching as Praxis”

Diane Odash, Teaching Specialist
Mary Vavrus, Associate Professor
Mark Pedelty, Professor

ABSTRACT: Diane Odash, Mark Pedelty, and Mary Vavrus will lead a discussion concerning the relationship between teaching and research in Communication Studies, focusing on public speaking pedagogy. Pedagogical research has influenced the teaching of public speaking, the discipline's foundational course. Is the reverse also true? Does teaching public speaking influence our research and public dissemination? The following two articles will guide our discussion:

http://www.insidehighered.com/ views/2006/08/18/klosko
http://www.thecrimson.com/ article/2010/4/8/speaking- public-harvard-more/

 

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