Fall 2014

Department of Communication Homepage

Dr. Malcolm R. Parks 

Office: 340C Comm


Office Hours: TU & TH 1:40 - 2:40 or by appointment


Last updated: November 20, 2014

Course Syllabus (updated on 10/28 & 11/19)

Panopto Recordings of Lectures (select the folder for Com 202, Fall 2014) (Note: this link seems to work better using Chrome or Safari rather than IE as your browser)


Assignments and Announcements:

Section Assignment for Friday Nov. 21 - Please complete and bring to sections.

Instructions for converting your test scores to a tentative grade

Understanding your sections grade: Our scoring rubric


Study Questions

Weeks 6-7

Week 8

Week 9 - (11/17-11/21)


Week 1-2 (updated 10/5)

Week 3 (updated 10/9 after class - terms & questions with a line through them will not be on the quiz because we didn't get to them in class today).

Week 4

Week 5 (includes additional items from previous weeks)


Engagement Exercises: (please include section code & TA name on what you hand in)

As of the afternoon of 11/6, we are no longer accepting engagement exercises of any kind on topics covered prior to the midterm. This includes flashcards, clarification and example exercises.

No longer accepting Flashcards on Lectures 1 - 12

Last day for turning in Flashcards on Lectures 13, 14, 15 - Tuesday, Nov. 25

Last day for turning in Flashcards on Lectures 16, 17, 18 - Friday, Dec. 5

Model flashcard 1 - "Channel"

Model clarification exercise (Note: clarification exercises should begin by accurately summarizing what was said in class and then turn to clarify some remaining area of confusion. That is, don't "clarify" by repeating what was said in class in the first place.)

Model example exercise - "Ambient Communication"

Note: Example and clarification exercises must no exceed one double-spaced, printed (12-point font) page. Overlength submissions will be penalized.