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    an in depth look at how different stereotypes are portrayed in television shows and movies In CMN 429 students get to study and learn about different stereotypes what they consist of how they are used and the effects they have on people You will be surprised how much the material in this course relates to your daily life Thu 08 Nov 2012 CMN 411 Organizational Communication Assessment Interested in how a successful organization functions Want to learn how departments diagnose communication problems and work towards correcting them This course gives you the means to assess communication practices in many organizations You also have the chance to conduct a communication audit of an organization to get first hand experience Thu 08 Nov 2012 CMN 336 Family Communication Family communication is just that This course looks at families how they change and how communication in families evolves as the families themselves change Look at how families communicate when presented with change Discuss family laws divorce the addition of children and more Thu 08 Nov 2012 CMN 323 Argumentation From the most casual discussion over what movie to see to how best to dump your significant other to the proper course of actions to take in Afghanistan to the value of social programs like Medicare arguments create and sustain our very sense of everyday life This course allows you to learn different perspectives how to effectively argue and apply these skills to controversial texts events and issues Thu 08 Nov 2012 CMN 280 Communication Technology and Society Have you ever wondered how social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter affect your life Communication 280 explores the history of how communication technology has affected human society and how we can manage the future technologies that are emerging in our own generation As technology advances it is becoming more important for us to understand the impact it can have on human communication Thu 08 Nov 2012 CMN 220 Public Policy How you present policy is key in todays professional personal and public interest society This course helps you develop the skills to design and present public policy according to your audience and varying tasks Special emphasis given to advanced writing skills Thu 08 Nov 2012 CMN 212 Introduction to Organizational Communication Do you learn better by communicating and collaborating with classmates In CMN 212 students work together through weekly forum posts to better understand the material covered in class by relating it to real life experiences Thu 08 Nov 2012 CMN 211 Business Communication Nervous for all these career fairs on campus Need to learn how to make a good first impression resume or memo Business communication helps you develop these skills and improve your confidence in a small 30 person course Thu 08 Nov 2012 CMN 204 Internship in Teaching Communication Want to do more with your communication major Interested in what it is like to teach in the Department Become a teaching intern and learn the behind the scenes process of a university

    Original URL path: http://www.communication.illinois.edu/ (2012-11-24)
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  • Getting to Know... | Department of Communication | University of Illinois
    interested in a minor About the minor Requirements Applying Undergraduate Undergraduate Advising Courses Internships Research Opportunities Communication Leaders Honors Graduate MA PhD Program About the program video Graduate Courses Handbook Graduate Student Forms Graduate Student Research MA PhD Careers Current Student FAQ Faculty Research Areas MS Health Communication About the program video Courses Faculty Degree requirements Employment opportunities FAQ Alumni Friends Alumni Alumni News Offer an internship Volunteer to visit

    Original URL path: http://www.communication.illinois.edu/about/faculty/meet/ (2012-11-24)
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  • Alumni Profiles | Department of Communication | University of Illinois
    Program Video Apply Funding Financial Aid Degrees Prospective Student FAQ Faculty Research Grad Student Research Advising MA PHD Careers Meet a current student MS Online HealthComm About the Program Our Faculty Application Admission Graduation Requirements Course Offerings Tuition Financial Aid Employment Opportunities FAQ Contact Us Undergraduate I am interested in a major Career opportunities About the major Careers Specializations I am interested in a minor About the minor Requirements Applying Undergraduate Undergraduate Advising Courses Internships Research Opportunities Communication Leaders Honors Graduate MA PhD Program About the program video Graduate Courses Handbook Graduate Student Forms Graduate Student Research MA PhD Careers Current Student FAQ Faculty Research Areas MS Health Communication About the program video Courses Faculty Degree requirements Employment opportunities FAQ Alumni Friends Alumni Alumni News Offer an internship Volunteer to visit a class Advisory Board How can I help Awards Honors Alumni Directory Update your Information Directories Faculty Staff Faculty Directory Staff Directory Grad Student Directory News Events News Events News Event Calendar Archives About Us About Us About the Department Top ranked Faculty Department History Contact Us Make a Gift Giving Give to the Department of Communication Contact Us About a Gift in Kind About the Department Top ranked

    Original URL path: http://www.communication.illinois.edu/about/profiles/ (2012-11-24)
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  • Current Research Projects | Department of Communication | University of Illinois
    films Prof Pat Gill s recent research examines how and why spectators engage or fail to engage with films of past decades She is working to identify the factors generational cultural technicalâ that influence viewing comprehension interest and enjoyment of films made in and for earlier eras Communication technology in virtual organizations Virtual organizations temporary organizations drawing co workers together across geographic distance and institutional boundaries are becoming increasingly important in many fields Their success depends on many factors finding and engaging the right group of collaborators acquiring use of material resources as virtual assets of the project and more Prof Sally Jackson s current research is focused on this topic especially on the selection acquisition and use of technology assets within virtual organizations formed around multi institutional scientific projects Advertising as economic and political partner Prof Inger Stole is finishing a few shorter projects based on research she conducted while writing Advertising at War Business Consumers and Government in the 1940s her forthcoming book with the University of Illinois Press This summer she plans on starting her next book project exploring the emergence of a postwar consumer market in Scandinavia and the influence of the American advertising industry on this process Returning home Spousal relationships after military deployment Prof Leanne Knobloch is analyzing data from a study of military service members and their spouses recently reunited following deployment Couples completed an online survey once per month for the first three months upon reunion The results of the study should shed light on how to help military couples maintain more satisfying relationships during the homecoming period Characterizing presidential discourse Prof John Murphy is working on a project characterizing President Obama as a thick orator That is the President tends to use rhetorical strategies that invoke multiple contexts and establish dialogical relationships tactics such as allusion refutation argument from reciprocity historical narrative and so forth Professor Murphy suspects that the strengths and limitations of his appeal can be found in the thickness of his discourse Online news and the fragmentation of polities Prof David Tewksbury is working with graduate students in the department on a project designed to identify the long term consequences of public adoption of the Internet for newsgathering They are hoping to determine whether widespread reliance on the internet might lead to the segmentation of public affairs knowledge in isolated pockets of the population Information segmentation of this sort has the power to affect the operation of contemporary democracies Bilingualism culture and identity Prof Michele Koven s research has investigated how bilingual speakers experience themselves and are perceived by others as a different type of person in their two languages She is currently investigating how such a phenomenon came about by studying how participants link ways of speaking to cultural images of particular types of space time and person Specifically she has been examining how daughters of Portuguese migrants imagine ways of speaking as relatively more modern and or old fashioned and how they then project those images

    Original URL path: http://www.communication.illinois.edu/about/projects/ (2012-11-24)
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  • Communication Student Groups | Department of Communication | University of Illinois
    About the Program Our Faculty Application Admission Graduation Requirements Course Offerings Tuition Financial Aid Employment Opportunities FAQ Contact Us Undergraduate I am interested in a major Career opportunities About the major Careers Specializations I am interested in a minor About the minor Requirements Applying Undergraduate Undergraduate Advising Courses Internships Research Opportunities Communication Leaders Honors Graduate MA PhD Program About the program video Graduate Courses Handbook Graduate Student Forms Graduate Student Research MA PhD Careers Current Student FAQ Faculty Research Areas MS Health Communication About the program video Courses Faculty Degree requirements Employment opportunities FAQ Alumni Friends Alumni Alumni News Offer an internship Volunteer to visit a class Advisory Board How can I help Awards Honors Alumni Directory Update your Information Directories Faculty Staff Faculty Directory Staff Directory Grad Student Directory News Events News Events News Event Calendar Archives About Us About Us About the Department Top ranked Faculty Department History Contact Us Make a Gift Giving Give to the Department of Communication Contact Us About a Gift in Kind Advising Courses Internships Research Opportunities Student Groups Honors Content Communication Student Groups Communication Leaders Outstanding undergraduate students who are selected to act as ambassadors for the department Communication Leaders work closely

    Original URL path: http://www.communication.illinois.edu/undergrad/groups/ (2012-11-24)
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  • Prospective Students | Department of Communication | University of Illinois
    MA PhD Program About the program video Graduate Courses Handbook Graduate Student Forms Graduate Student Research MA PhD Careers Current Student FAQ Faculty Research Areas MS Health Communication About the program video Courses Faculty Degree requirements Employment opportunities FAQ Alumni Friends Alumni Alumni News Offer an internship Volunteer to visit a class Advisory Board How can I help Awards Honors Alumni Directory Update your Information Directories Faculty Staff Faculty Directory Staff Directory Grad Student Directory News Events News Events News Event Calendar Archives About Us About Us About the Department Top ranked Faculty Department History Contact Us Make a Gift Giving Give to the Department of Communication Contact Us About a Gift in Kind Undergrad Students Careers Specializations Advice for Undergrads Communication Major Communication Minor MA PhD Apply Awards Degrees FAQ Faculty Research Graduate Initiated Research Advising Careers Meet current graduate students About the Program Video MS Online HealthComm About the Program Our Faculty Application Admission Graduation Requirements Course Offerings Tuition Financial Aid Employment Opportunities Frequently Asked Questions Contact Us Content Prospective Students The Department of Communication is a national leader in the field The department consistently ranks among the top 5 in the United States today Our faculty are

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  • About the Program Video | Department of Communication | University of Illinois
    a current student MS Online HealthComm About the Program Our Faculty Application Admission Graduation Requirements Course Offerings Tuition Financial Aid Employment Opportunities FAQ Contact Us Undergraduate I am interested in a major Career opportunities About the major Careers Specializations I am interested in a minor About the minor Requirements Applying Undergraduate Undergraduate Advising Courses Internships Research Opportunities Communication Leaders Honors Graduate MA PhD Program About the program video Graduate Courses Handbook Graduate Student Forms Graduate Student Research MA PhD Careers Current Student FAQ Faculty Research Areas MS Health Communication About the program video Courses Faculty Degree requirements Employment opportunities FAQ Alumni Friends Alumni Alumni News Offer an internship Volunteer to visit a class Advisory Board How can I help Awards Honors Alumni Directory Update your Information Directories Faculty Staff Faculty Directory Staff Directory Grad Student Directory News Events News Events News Event Calendar Archives About Us About Us About the Department Top ranked Faculty Department History Contact Us Make a Gift Giving Give to the Department of Communication Contact Us About a Gift in Kind Undergrad Students Careers Specializations Advice for Undergrads Communication Major Communication Minor MA PhD Apply Awards Degrees FAQ Faculty Research Graduate Initiated Research Advising Careers Meet

    Original URL path: http://www.communication.illinois.edu/prospective/grad/video/ (2012-11-24)
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  • Prospective Graduate Application | Department of Communication | University of Illinois
    s degree who plan eventuallyto pursue doctoral work should apply to the M A program when they are near completion of the master s degree they may apply to enter the Ph D program Deadlines Ordinarily applications are considered only for admission for the Fall semester mid year entry is discouraged and approved only in unusual circumstances The deadline for completion of application files is January 15 The Admissions Committee begins formal review of applications in early February Requirements The Admissions Committee considers the complete record of the candidate in reaching a decision The required minimum academic grade point average for the final 60 semester hours or 90 quarter hours of undergraduate work is 3 0 on a four point scale normally those admitted have a grade point average above this minimum GRE scores must be submitted but there is no required minimum Ideally applicants to the M A program will have at least sixteen semester hours of undergraduate credit in communication but this is not a prerequisite to admission applicants to the Ph D program should have strong academic records in their master s programs The Committee on Graduate Admissions and Financial Aid considers all candidates in the applicant pool then makes offers of admission beginning with the most highly qualified candidates and working down until all available spaces in the following year s graduate class have been filled That is admission is based not on meeting minimum requirements but rather by ranking high in comparison to other candidates in the applicant pool Applying Online Applications should be completed online through the Graduate College s system ApplyYourself Note about the online application system You may save your application in draft form and continue working on it over time do not submit your application until you are satisfied that you have completed it and uploaded the correct documents Neither you nor the department will be able to make changes or upload new documents after you have submitted A complete application file for admission and financial aid must include the following A completed online application form Important In completing the application form the program name is Communication and the Department Code is 1489 The Program Codes are 10KS5164MA for the master s degree and 10KS5164PHD for the doctoral degree Transcripts from all previous college and university level work must be uploaded in ApplyYourself Only after an offer of admission has been extended and accepted do applicants need to mail official transcripts for the application process only the transcripts that the applicant uploads are necessary Scores on the General Aptitude portions of the Graduate Record Examination GRE Applicants must request that scores be sent to the University of Illinois The code for the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign is 1836 and the code for the Department of Communication is 4506 When you start your application you will be asked to list the names of your recommenders the system will then e mail them with information about how to upload their letter

    Original URL path: http://www.communication.illinois.edu/prospective/grad/apply/ (2012-11-24)
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