Department of Communication Homepage
Dr. Malcolm R. Parks
Office: 340C Comm
Last updated: December 10, 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:
Last announcements - Dec 10:
Final exam scores and final grades will be posted no later than Saturday, December 13
Section grades were posted on Canvas over the weekend.
Engagement exercise grades (0-100%) were posted on Canvas today.
- Points: 32 possible -- four flashcards (0-2 pts each), three clarifications (0-4 each), three personal examples (0-4 each)
- Note: papers handed in after sections on Friday were too late to count.
- Note: papers handed in on Friday that covered classes other than the last class on Thursday were not counted (as announced here on 11/29 as well as in both of the last two classes.
- Note: because of the extremely large number of submissions in the past week, it will not be possible to hand back papers. If you have concerns or questions about your score, please contact Dr. Parks via e-mail after the final.
Announcements posted on Nov. 29:
- The final study guide is posted below
- Please bring No. 2 pencil to last class on Thursday (12/4) for class evaluations
- Engagement exercises are due in class on Tues and Thursday (You may turn in exercises on Friday in sections, but only for material covered in Thursday's lecture)
Instructions for converting your test scores to a tentative grade
Understanding your sections grade: Our scoring rubric
Engagement Exercises: (please include section code & TA name on what you hand in)
No longer accepting engagement exercises of any kind on topics covered prior to the midterm. (as of 11/6)
No longer accepting Flashcards on Lectures 1 - 15
Last day for turning in Flashcards on Lectures 16 & 17- Thursday, Dec. 4
Last day for turning in Flashcards on Lecture 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 not exceed one double-spaced, printed (12-point font) page. Overlength submissions will be penalized.