Communication - Spring 2018

Intro to Communication — 3428
CMM 1510 – 3 credits

Students will be introduced to the theories, processes, and applications of verbal and non-verbal human communication and explore why and how people communicate (face-to-face, in public, through the mass media, etc.). Students will also examine the ways that new communication technologies are shaping private and public discourse. Students will gain the skills necessary to recognize and analyze communication failures and be able to apply those skills in the process of becoming more effective communicators. Corequisite: ENG 1530; must meet minimum college level reading score: Accuplacer 80+. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 222
Jan 17 – May 17 Tue, Thu 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Public Speaking — 3429
CMM 1610 – 3 credits
Deanna M. Luce

Students will learn effective strategies for researching, preparing, and delivering informative and persuasive speeches to small groups. Students will be able to demonstrate methods for building confidence in speech delivery, supporting points with evidence, analyzing the audience, using media aids effectively, and refining delivery style. Eligibility: ENG 1510; must meet minimum college level reading score: Accuplacer 80+. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 110
Jan 17 – May 17 Wed 6:30 pm – 9:15 pm
Public Speaking — 3431
CMM 1610 – 3 credits

Students will learn effective strategies for researching, preparing, and delivering informative and persuasive speeches to small groups. Students will be able to demonstrate methods for building confidence in speech delivery, supporting points with evidence, analyzing the audience, using media aids effectively, and refining delivery style. Eligibility: ENG 1510; must meet minimum college level reading score: Accuplacer 80+. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 222
Jan 16 – May 17 Tue, Thu 11:30 am – 12:45 pm
Public Speaking — 3435
CMM 1610 – 3 credits

Students will learn effective strategies for researching, preparing, and delivering informative and persuasive speeches to small groups. Students will be able to demonstrate methods for building confidence in speech delivery, supporting points with evidence, analyzing the audience, using media aids effectively, and refining delivery style. Eligibility: ENG 1510; must meet minimum college level reading score: Accuplacer 80+. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 110
Jan 17 – May 17 Mon, Wed, Fri 10:00 am – 10:50 am
Intro to TV Production — 3438
CMM 1630 – 3 credits
William R. Olson

Students are introduced to the cameras and sound, lighting, mixing, recording, and graphic tools used to produce television programming. Working in teams to produce live-to-tape programs, students are given the opportunity to acquire producing, directing, writing for electronic media, and live editing skills. No prerequisites. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Artworks-COCE MAIN
Jan 17 – May 17 Mon, Wed 1:15 pm – 3:10 pm
Digital Video Production — 3453
CMM 1710 – 3 credits
David E. Anderson

Students will be introduced to single camera, post-produced video making. Students will explore shot composition, using a digital video camera, film style shooting, sound recording, and lighting. They will learn how to conduct an audience analysis, write project treatments, and produce storyboards for projects that will be completed during the course. Projects are edited using digital video software and Macintosh computers. Corequisite: ENG 1530; must meet minimum college level reading score: Accuplacer 80+. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Artworks-COCE UP
Jan 16 – May 17 Tue, Thu 4:10 pm – 6:05 pm
DigitalVideo Production-HONORS — 3454
CMM 1710 – 3 credits
David E. Anderson

Students will be introduced to single camera, post-produced video making. Students will explore shot composition, using a digital video camera, film style shooting, sound recording, and lighting. They will learn how to conduct an audience analysis, write project treatments, and produce storyboards for projects that will be completed during the course. Projects are edited using digital video software and Macintosh computers. Corequisite: ENG 1530; must meet minimum college level reading score: Accuplacer 80+. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Artworks-COCE UP
Jan 16 – May 17 Tue, Thu 4:10 pm – 6:05 pm
Rhetoric of Vision and Sound — 3458
CMM 1750 – 3 credits

This communication and media arts foundation course explores the vision and sound codes used in various forms of mediated communication. Students will examine films, television, radio, and the Internet to gain an understanding of the techniques employed by producers and directors to create meaning beyond content and script. Students will explore the grammatical elements which comprise the rhetoric of vision and sound: the use of light, color, two- and three-dimensional space, time, motion, and sound. In today's media saturated environment, the ability to decode mediated messages is a valuable critical thinking skill for all citizens; students interested in becoming producers of media will find the knowledge they have gained in this course especially helpful to their production efforts. Corequisite: ENG 1530. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 110
Jan 16 – May 17 Tue, Thu 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Communication @ Work — 3460
CMM 2100 – 3 credits

Students will be introduced to the necessary communication skills required to be successful in a professional environment. This practical course will emphasize communication concepts as they apply to the workforce. Students will actively apply oral, written, and digital communication skills throughout the semester including: the creation of a digital portfolio, email/phone/voicemail etiquette, business writing, networking, use of social media platforms, the interviewing process, and cover letter and resume writing for specific purposes. Students will enhance their digital and information literacy skills through completion of this course. Corequisite (or completion of): ENG 1530. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 110
Jan 17 – May 17 Mon, Wed, Fri 9:00 am – 9:50 am
Interpersonal Communication — 3477
CMM 2500 – 3 credits
Simone Sellstrom

Students will develop their ability to examine the interpersonal communication they are likely to encounter in their personal and professional lives. They will describe their interpersonal communication style, and understand the roles played by such factors as verbal and non-verbal cues, communication climate, intimacy, distance, and conflict. Students also learn to recognize obstacles to effective interpersonal communication and develop strategies for overcoming these obstacles. Corequisite: ENG 1530; must meet minimum college level reading score: Accuplacer 80+. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 110
Jan 17 – May 17 Mon, Wed 2:40 pm – 3:55 pm
Com/Media Arts/Internship I — 3755
CMM 2560 – 1 credit
Simone Sellstrom

Students will demonstrate a working knowledge of the media by participating in actual work experience for a communication or media arts organization. Students will negotiate internship duties with the organization's supervisor and with their faculty sponsor in the communication and media arts program. Students submit written logs of their experiences and a final report analyzing their internship experience, which contribute to their evaluation. Prerequisite: CMM 1510. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center
Jan 16 – May 17 TBD
Com/Media Arts/Internship II — 3756
CMM 2561 – 2 credits
Simone Sellstrom

Students will demonstrate a working knowledge of the media by participating in actual work experience for a communication or media arts organization. Students will negotiate internship duties with the organization's supervisor and with their faculty sponsor in the communication and media arts program. Students submit written logs of their experiences and a final report analyzing their internship experience, which contribute to their evaluation. Prerequisite:CMM 1510. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center
Jan 16 – May 17 TBD
Com/Media Arts/Internship III — 3757
CMM 2562 – 1 credit
Simone Sellstrom

Students will demonstrate a working knowledge of the media by participating in actual work experience for a communication or media arts organization. Students will negotiate internship duties with the organization's supervisor and with their faculty sponsor in the communication and media arts program. Students submit written logs of their experiences and a final report analyzing their internship experience, which contribute to their evaluation. Prerequisite: CMM 1510. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center
Jan 16 – May 17 TBD
Com/Media Arts/Internship IV — 3758
CMM 2563 – 1 credit
Simone Sellstrom

Students will demonstrate a working knowledge of the media by participating in actual work experience for a communication or media arts organization. Students will negotiate internship duties with the organization's supervisor and with their faculty sponsor in the communication and media arts program. Student submit written logs of their experiences and a final report analyzing their internship experience, which contribute to their evaluation. Prerequisite: CMM 1510. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center
Jan 16 – May 17 TBD
Com/Media Arts/Internship V — 3759
CMM 2564 – 2 credits
Simone Sellstrom

Students will demonstrate a working knowledge of the media by participating in actual work experiences for a communication of media arts organization. Students will negotiate internship duties with the organization's supervisor and with their faculty sponsor in the communication and media arts program. Students submit written logs of their experience and a final report analyzing their internship experience, which contribute to their evaluation. Prerequisite: CMM 1510. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center
Jan 16 – May 17 TBD
Com/Media Arts/Internship VI — 3760
CMM 2565 – 3 credits
Simone Sellstrom

Students will demonstrate a working knowledge of the media by participating in actual work experience for a communication or media arts organization. Students will negotiate internship duties with the organization's supervisor and with their faculty sponsor in the communication and media arts program. Students submit written logs of their experiences and a final report analyzing their internship experiences, which contribute to their evaluation. Prerequisite: CMM 1510. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center
Jan 16 – May 17 TBD
Studio Production Practicum — 3440
CMM 2570 – 3 credits
William R. Olson

Students have the opportunity to expand the foundation of production skills acquired in CMM 1630. Producing, directing, writing for electronic media, and live editing skills are emphasized. Students will provide guidance and advice to production teams through live-to-tape programs and lab exercises. Prerequisite: CMM 1630. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Artworks-COCE MAIN
Jan 17 – May 17 Mon, Wed 1:15 pm – 3:10 pm
Planet Earth: Critical Topics — 3471
CMM 2600 – 3 credits
Deborah A. Lanni

Students will examine critical issues affecting humanity and the global environment, from an in-depth, three-part perspective. Students will investigate the science of selected topics of global environmental significance, explore their causes and consequences within contemporary culture, and evaluate the impacts and importance of the mass media in public perception concerning these issues. Corequisite: ENG 1530 and a reading score of 80+. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Science Center 120
Jan 16 – May 17 Tue, Thu 2:40 pm – 3:55 pm
Planet Earth:Critical T-HONORS — 3831
CMM 2600 – 3 credits
Deborah A. Lanni

Students will examine critical issues affecting humanity and the global environment, from an in-depth, three-part perspective. Students will investigate the science of selected topics of global environmental significance, explore their causes and consequences within contemporary culture, and evaluate the impacts and importance of the mass media in public perception concerning these issues. Corequisite: ENG 1530 and a reading score of 80+. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Science Center 120
Jan 16 – May 17 Tue, Thu 2:40 pm – 3:55 pm
Mass Commun/Media Literacy — 3465
CMM 2610 – 3 credits
Simone Sellstrom

Students will learn about the processes, industries, and issues involved in the mass communication media of books, magazines, newspapers, radio, TV, film, the Internet, and the newest media technologies. They will learn how media has evolved over time and will be able to analyze the coding embedded in mass mediated messages. Students will also study the impact media has on us as individuals, Americans, and world citizens. Prerequisite: ENG 1530. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 110
Jan 17 – May 17 Mon, Wed 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Mass Com/Media Literacy-HONORS — 3468
CMM 2610 – 3 credits
Simone Sellstrom

Students will learn about the processes, industries, and issues involved in the mass communication media of books, magazines, newspapers, radio, TV, film, the Internet, and the newest media technologies. They will learn how media has evolved over time and will be able to analyze the coding embedded in mass mediated messages. Students will also study the impact media has on us as individuals, Americans, and world citizens. Prerequisite: ENG 1530. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 110
Jan 17 – May 17 Mon, Wed 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Global Culture:ITALY — 3529
CMM 8506 – 3 credits
Simone Sellstrom

Students will participate in this course and study abroad experience. This course explores the impact of communication traditions and theories of the selected country as they have transformed in the modern era. Particular focus will be placed on the textual and cultural adaptations represented in contemporary writing, film, art, and theatre with additional exploration of their historical influences. Additionally, students will gain foundational skills in intercultural communication as they perform an in-depth study of culture and apply the learned skills during the study abroad portion of this course. As a result, this course will draw from cross-disciplinary texts along with selected country and its resources (i.e., museums, monuments, galleries, libraries). Prerequisites: ENG 1530. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 294
Jan 16 – Apr 17 Tue, Thu 8:30 am – 9:45 am
Global Culture:ITALY-HONORS — 3833
CMM 8506 – 3 credits
Simone Sellstrom

Students will participate in this course and study abroad experience. This course explores the impact of communication traditions and theories of the selected country as they have transformed in the modern era. Particular focus will be placed on the textual and cultural adaptations represented in contemporary writing, film, art, and theatre with additional exploration of their historical influences. Additionally, students will gain foundational skills in intercultural communication as they perform an in-depth study of culture and apply the learned skills during the study abroad portion of this course. As a result, this course will draw from cross-disciplinary texts along with selected country and its resources (i.e., museums, monuments, galleries, libraries). Prerequisites: ENG 1530. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 294
Jan 16 – Apr 17 Tue, Thu 8:30 am – 9:45 am
Digital Video Production II — 3832
CMM 8508 – 3 credits
Jonathan Joy

Students will explore concepts of digital video production taken from various sources including `traditional cinema?, sub-genres of `experimental film?, and media and video art in this intermediate level production course. Students will improve their technical knowledge by creatively connecting ideas with skills. Diverse usages of cameras, audio equipment, lights, grips and supports, and new shooting techniques will be applied to heighten the students? aesthetic criteria in application of technique to different environments of media production. The student will create a short final project, which will be shown in a public venue. Prerequisite (or taken concurrently): CMM 1710. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Jan 16 – May 17 Tue, Thu 1:15 pm – 3:10 pm
Global Cult:Spaces & Places II — 3999
CMM 8606 – 3 credits
Simone Sellstrom

Students will participate in this course and study abroad experience. This course explores the impact of communication traditions and theories of the selected country as they have transformed in the modern era. Particular focus will be placed on the textual and cultural adaptations represented in contemporary writing, film, art, and theatre with additional exploration of their historical influences. Additionally, students will gain foundational skills in intercultural communication as they perform an in-depth study of culture and apply the learned skills during the study abroad portion of this course. As a result, this course will draw from cross-disciplinary texts along with selected country and its resources (i.e., museums, monuments, galleries, libraries). Prerequisites: ENG 1530. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 294
Jan 16 – Apr 17 Tue, Thu 8:30 am – 9:45 am