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: 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.

Announcements posted on Nov. 29:

Instructions for converting your test scores to a tentative grade

Understanding your sections grade: Our scoring rubric


Study Questions


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.