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Communication in the Real World: An Introduction to Communication Studies

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Communication in the Real World: An Introduction to Communication Studies overviews the time-tested conceptual foundations of the field, while incorporating the latest research and cutting-edge applications of these basics. Each chapter will include timely, concrete, and real-life examples of communication concepts in action. A key feature of this book is the integration of content regarding diversity and organizational communication in each chapter through examples and/or discrete sub-sections. Discussions of diversity are not relegated to feature boxes. Also integrated into the content are examples that are inclusive in terms of race, gender, sexuality, ability, age, marital status, religion, and other diverse identity characteristics.

Material Type: Textbook

Author: University of Minnesota Libraries Publishing

Introduction to Global Studies

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This textbook introduces students to the basic concepts, trends, perspectives and interconnections of global society. Through readings, discussions, videos, webcasts and other activities, students examine the interdependence of people around the world and global issues that affect these relationships. It will provide an overview of the history and theoretical approaches that have created a global society through topics such as global politics, human rights, the natural environment, population, disease, gender, information technology, war and peace. This is a required course for the Global Studies Emphasis.

Material Type: Lecture Notes

Author: Lori Beth Larsen

Research Guides at Tarrant County College

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Guide for Dr. Jerrica Jordan's ENGL 1301 class This second resources allows students a second online space to access course materials that may be used. While these materials are also housed on the course LMS, this secondary space allows students an option to access things more easily on-the-go through their cell phones, personal devices, or when away from a home computer/library. Readings, videos, and the textbook are included. The textbook is CC By Attribution (Shane Andrews); the readings are CC BY-ND.

Material Type: Assessment, Homework/Assignment

Author: Shane Andrews

COMM 1304 Assignments

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This folder contains assignments for the COMM 1304 course at the University of Houston Downtown. There are three required assignments for this course: Individual Presentation, Teamwork Problem Solving, and A+CE (Academic Achievement through Community Engagement). Extra credit opportunities have also been developed and are included here.

Material Type: Homework/Assignment

Author: Bridget Mueller

COMM 1304 Exam Reviews

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COMM 1304: Introduction to Communication at the University of Houston Downtown utilizes two exams during the semester: a midterm and a final. Each exam covers portions of the OER textbook selected for this course. There are 50 questions on the exams, structured in  multiple choice and true/false format. This review serves the students as a guide for studying as they read the OER and review for the exam.

Material Type: Teaching/Learning Strategy

Author: Bridget Mueller