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
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
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
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
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