Courses I Teach


I have taught a wide variety of course at a wide variety of institutions.  That has given me the opportunity to work with students from many different backgrounds and students with a lot of different goals.  While I try to adapt my day-to-day approach to lecturing to meet the individual needs of the students in my classes I stick to a fairly firm and established body of material for each course.


Below are links to some of the courses I have taught.  These are websites that are available to my students at all times.  In addition to providing things like copies of the syllabus, day-to-day calendars, and some reference materials, I also provide copies of my lecture notes for students after each class period.  That way if a student has to miss a day of class or if their notes get lost or even if they just want to double check something in their notes, there is a resource available to them.  This is also very helpful for students with learning disabilities and students who constantly misplace things.


Click on the course name to go to the course website


This course was an upper level theory course in persuasion.  

Intro to Oral Communication

This course was a combination of Public Speaking and Small Group Communication.  Assignments and course content were largely determined by the department.

Training and Development

This course was offered as a Special Topics course with plans to integrate it into a new interdepartmental major in Human Resource Managment.

Humor and Communication

This course was offered as a Special Topics course at one institution and as part of an interdisciplanry program at another institution.

Organizational Communication  

This was an upper level communication course I taught at two different institutions.

Small Group Communication

This is a 200-300 level course I taught at several different institutions.

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