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Students explore the role and study the theories of communication in life and work. The SoC Communication Studies program is rooted in applied research and theory offering students opportunities to develop their knowledge of human communication in interpersonal, intercultural and corporate settings.
Faculty lead their respective fields, serve as officers in the leading communication professional organizations and collaborate with students and one another in the constant pursuit of expanding knowledge in the arena of communication study.
Coursework includes Interpersonal Communication, Nonverbal Communication, and Argumentation and Critical Thinking. The program specializes in the rapidly developing field of health communication through collaborative work with the UM School of Medicine and other campus resources.
The program also houses the award-winning University of Miami Debate Team which regularly places members on the All-American Debate team.
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Debate Team Wins Big at ADA Nationals
Monday, March 23, 2015
By Lizzie Wilcox University of Miami’s debate team is comprised of veteran, novice and humble debaters. Regardless of how many years of experience under their belts, Hurricane debaters won awards across the board at the American Debate Association National tournament March 13-16 at the University...
Game to Reduce Indoor Tanning Use
Friday, March 13, 2015
Examining Social Comparison Effects o...
Thursday, March 12, 2015
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U.S. Student Fulbright Program info session
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, March 31 at 6:30 p.m. at the Toppel Career Center. The Fulbright Program awards approximately 6,000 new grants annually to support an individually designed study/research plan, artistic project, or teaching assistantship that will take place during one academic year in a country outside ...
UM Debate Team event
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 6:30pm
Media Management Association meeting
Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 6:30pm
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Mi Cuerpo, Mi Responsabilidad
health, social change, hiv prevention, center for ccc
Community-based participatory research (CBPR) has emerged as an alternative research approach to health campaign development (Guta et al., 2013; Neuhauser, Kreps, & Syme, 2014). CBPR involves close cooperation of researchers and community members in attempt to create community capacity and kn...
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In-group Rationalizations of Risk and Indoor Tanning
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Study and practice in the major forms of spoken and written communication in the context of businesses and other professional organizational settings.
An examination of the concept of freedom of expression, its philosophical roots, its application of contemporary issues in communication, and of the basics of moral philosophy (ethics) and moral reasoning.
A course designed to teach students how to compete successfully in intercollegiate debate,and to reinforce training through practice and competition.
Effects of cultural attitudes, beliefs, and attributions on meaning assignment. Diffusion of cultural innovations, prejudice, discrimination, and equality are discussed. Emphasis is placed on intercultural interactions within the United States.
Introduction to effective audience communication including theory and extensive practice in oral presentations.
Course is designed to introduce students to a sample of qualitative research methods used in communication.
Audience analysis, speech writing, delivery in professional presentations, theo ry, and history of great speeches are covered. Detailed critiques of student s peaking styles and performances are also included.
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