Information about Spring 2021 at JCC

Credit Course Schedules

Communication - Spring 2021

In-person
Classes meet in person on campus; specific days/times/location
Online - Asynchronous
Classes meet fully online; no specific days/times/locations
Online - Synchronous (Zoom)
Classes meet via Zoom or other resource; specific days/times
Hybrid - Online Asynchronous & Online Synchronous (Zoom)
A portion of the classes meet synchronous via Zoom or other resource and a portion is asynchronous online; there will be some specific days/times
Hybrid - Online & In-person
A portion of the classes meet in person on campus and a portion is asynchronous or synchronous online; there will be some specific days/times/locations
Hybrid - Online Asynchronous & In-person
Classes meet in both asynchronous online and in-person modes; specific meeting times and locations for in-person portions of classes are listed with each course
Hybrid - Online Synchronous (Zoom) & In-person
Classes meet in both synchronous online (zoom) and in-person modes; specific meeting times and locations are listed with each course
Intro to Communication — 3002
CMM 1510 – 3 credits
Gretchen M. Lindell

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. Prerequisite: ENG 1510. J fall, spring; C fall. Master Course Syllabus

SUNY Learning Network - Jamestown
Jan 25 – May 14 TBD
Intro to Communication — 3005
CMM 1510 – 3 credits
Simone Sellstrom

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. Prerequisite: ENG 1510. J fall, spring; C fall. Master Course Syllabus

SUNY Learning Network - Jamestown ZOOM
Jan 26 – May 14 Tue, Thu 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Public Speaking — 3003
CMM 1610 – 3 credits
Andrew L. Baker

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 without supports or Corequisite: ENG 1510 with supports. J fall, spring; C fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Off-Campus ZOOM
Jan 28 – May 14 Thu 11:30 am – 12:45 pm
Public Speaking — 3004
CMM 1610 – 3 credits
Jeffrey J. Julian

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 without supports or Corequisite: ENG 1510 with supports. J fall, spring; C fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Off-Campus ZOOM
Jan 25 – May 14 Mon, Wed 11:00 am – 11:50 am
Public Speaking — 3745
CMM 1610 – 3 credits
Jeffrey J. Julian

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 without supports or Corequisite: ENG 1510 with supports. J fall, spring; C fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

SUNY Learning Network - Jamestown
Jan 25 – May 14 TBD
Digital Video Production — 3007
CMM 1710 – 3 credits
Andrew L. Baker

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. Prerequisite: ENG 1510. J fall. Master Course Syllabus

Off-Campus ZOOM
Jan 26 – May 14 Tue 3:00 pm – 4:55 pm
Rhetoric of Vision and Sound — 3008
CMM 1750 – 3 credits
Andrew L. Baker

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. Prerequisite: ENG 1510. J occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

Off-Campus ZOOM
Jan 26 – May 14 Tue 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Social Media Mrktg Internship — 3868
CMM 2010 – 1 credit
Simone Sellstrom

Master Course Syllabus

SUNY Learning Network - Jamestown
Jan 25 – May 14 TBD
Videography Internship — 4020
CMM 2010 – 1 credit
Andrew L. Baker

Master Course Syllabus

SUNY Learning Network - Jamestown
Jan 18 – May 14 TBD
Advertising Internship II — 4106
CMM 2020 – 3 credits
Andrew L. Baker

Master Course Syllabus

SUNY Learning Network - Jamestown
Feb 1 – May 12 TBD
Interpersonal Communication — 3009
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. Prerequisite: ENG 1510. J fall, spring; C occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

SUNY Learning Network - Jamestown ZOOM
Jan 25 – May 14 Mon, Wed 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Intro to Public Relations — 3016
CMM 2510 – 3 credits
Gretchen M. Lindell

Students will learn the definition of, theory behind, and application of public relations (PR) and will be introduced to the role public relations plays in integrated marketing campaigns. The course will include a study of the strategic PR process; research, action and planning, communication and evaluation. Students will gain practical experience in writing news releases, market research, crisis management, and creative design. Prerequisite: ENG 1510. J fall: C fall. Master Course Syllabus

Off-Campus ZOOM
Jan 25 – May 14 Mon, Wed 10:00 am – 10:50 am
Mass Commun/Media Literacy — 3011
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

SUNY Learning Network - Jamestown ZOOM
Jan 25 – May 14 Mon, Wed 2:40 pm – 3:55 pm
Film Study and Appreciation — 3012
CMM 2840 – 3 credits
Simone Sellstrom

Students will learn the film as a world art form and social document, focusing attention on major areas of film, such as history, criticism, and visual literacy. Students explore a range of film productions from silent films to current releases and examine various approaches to film criticism. Prerequisite ENG 1530. J spring. Master Course Syllabus

SUNY Learning Network - Jamestown ZOOM
Jan 26 – May 14 Tue, Thu 11:30 am – 12:45 pm
Video Field Production — 3019
CMM 8004 – 3 credits
Andrew L. Baker

Students will gain hands-on experience creating promotional video projects for real businesses. Students will work with the businesses to design, implement, and produce commercial projects using single-camera production. All stages of the production process will be used from pitching the project to post-production. Content, creativity, and communication will be emphasized as will technical skills involving camera, lighting, audio, and editing. Prerequisite: CMM 1710 or CMM 1630. Master Course Syllabus

Off-Campus ZOOM
Jan 27 – May 14 Wed 4:10 pm – 6:05 pm