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Speech Communication Association Annual Meeting

November 1996

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Number of papers: 9

  1. The Century Turns on the Basic Course: Two Remedies for Swelling Demands and Shrinking Resources

    Craig Newburger

    As the century draws to a close, basic communication instruction at America's universities and colleges is experiencing a barrage of externally determined assaults. Departments are increasing... More

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  2. Building Communication Environments in Distance Education

    Ron Warren

    A study examined 49 students' use of distance education (DE) technology in a telecommunications course about the social and economic impacts of information technology. The originating site was a... More

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  3. The Challenge of Developing On-Line Courses

    Philip J. Auter & Michael S. Hanna

    Many challenges face the communication instructor wishing to use the Internet, the World Wide Web, and other on-line resources in the classroom; most common are questions of faculty support,... More

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  4. Networking Paradigms: Information Technology and Communication Studies

    Kevin Howley

    Communications media have long been acknowledged as the site of intense political struggle over issues of access to, control over, and representations in these media. That communications research... More

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  5. The Readability, Recall and Reaction to On-Line Newspaper Pages with Visuals and Those Without

    Sheree Josephson

    The importance of visuals to communication is nothing new. Visuals attract more attention, convey more information more quickly, and are more memorable and possibly even more believable than text. ... More

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  6. Design for Living: The Theoretical and Practical Relevance of HCI to Communication Research

    Kevin Howley & Andrew Dillon

    Viewed through an investigation of the cultural and social impact of Information Technology (IT), this paper attempts to illustrate the theoretical and practical utility of HCI (Human Computer... More

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  7. MUDs, MOOs, MUSHes and More: Using Text-Based Virtual Worlds To Teach Communication

    James H. Tolhuizen

    Multiple-user domains--the most common names are MUDs (Multiple-User Domain), MOOs (Multiple user domain, Object Oriented), and MUSHes (Multiple User Shared Hallucination)--can be effectively used ... More

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  8. Powerful Presentations with PowerPoint

    M Carla Schenone-Stevens

    As educational institutions prepare to meet the challenges of the new millennium, it becomes more apparent that computer-competent students should be graduated to meet the needs of the advances in ... More

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  9. AMTC: Assessing Motivation To Communicate in the Ninth Grade Speech Class

    Ray Fenton

    A study examined the results of the use of the "Assessing Motivation To Communicate" (AMTC) computerized program with high school students in Anchorage, Alaska, during the 1995-96 school year. The ... More

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