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COMM 1300

Introduction to visual communication theory. Examines how visuals influence our attention, perspectives, and understanding. Uses examples of visuals drawn from advertising, TV news, documentaries, entertainment ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  1231COMM 1300  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Won, A

  • This class is available for pre-enrollment for Communication majors ONLY. However, other majors may take this course if there is room after the pre-enrollment period. To get onto a non-majors wait-list for the course, please follow the link and submit an application. Applications will be accepted on a rolling, first-come-first-served basis; however, priority will be given to Communication majors and minors. If you have any questions, you may email Heather Crespin at hec58@cornell.edu. https://goo.gl/forms/1WDGzSciZKzkV5wI2

  •  1232COMM 1300  DIS 201

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    • Won, A

  •  1233COMM 1300  DIS 202

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    • Won, A

  •  1234COMM 1300  DIS 203

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    • Won, A

COMM 2010

The course focuses on face-to-face, public communication, but the principles and practices addressed transfer to all purposeful communication situations. While many assume a good speech rests in how well ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  2680COMM 2010  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Cohen, J

  • Only Communication majors and CALS students can enroll online. If unable to enroll, you must attend the lecture you want to add the first day of classes, but this does not guarantee enrollment. Communication majors and CALS seniors will have priority. For questions, contact Heather Crespin hec58@cornell.edu.

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  2681COMM 2010  LEC 002

    • MW
    • Cohen, J

  • Only Communication majors and CALS students can enroll online. If unable to enroll, you must attend the lecture you want to add the first day of classes, but this does not guarantee enrollment. Communication majors and CALS seniors will have priority. For questions, contact Heather Crespin hec58@cornell.edu.

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  2682COMM 2010  LEC 003

    • TR
    • Cohen, J

  • Only Communication majors and CALS students can enroll online. If unable to enroll, you must attend the lecture you want to add the first day of classes, but this does not guarantee enrollment. Communication majors and CALS seniors will have priority. For questions, contact Heather Crespin hec58@cornell.edu.

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  2683COMM 2010  LEC 004

    • TR
    • Cohen, J

  • Only Communication majors and CALS students can enroll online. If unable to enroll, you must attend the lecture you want to add the first day of classes, but this does not guarantee enrollment. Communication majors and CALS seniors will have priority. For questions, contact Heather Crespin hec58@cornell.edu.

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  2684COMM 2010  LEC 005

    • MW
    • Cohen, J

  • Only Communication majors and CALS students can enroll online. If unable to enroll, you must attend the lecture you want to add the first day of classes, but this does not guarantee enrollment. Communication majors and CALS seniors will have priority. For questions, contact Heather Crespin hec58@cornell.edu.

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  2685COMM 2010  LEC 006

    • TR
    • Cohen, J

  • Only Communication majors and CALS students can enroll online. If unable to enroll, you must attend the lecture you want to add the first day of classes, but this does not guarantee enrollment. Communication majors and CALS seniors will have priority. For questions, contact Heather Crespin hec58@cornell.edu.

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  2686COMM 2010  LEC 007

    • MW
    • Cohen, J

  • Only Communication majors and CALS students can enroll online. If unable to enroll, you must attend the lecture you want to add the first day of classes, but this does not guarantee enrollment. Communication majors and CALS seniors will have priority. For questions, contact Heather Crespin hec58@cornell.edu.

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  2687COMM 2010  LEC 008

    • TR
    • Cohen, J

  • Only Communication majors and CALS students can enroll online. If unable to enroll, you must attend the lecture you want to add the first day of classes, but this does not guarantee enrollment. Communication majors and CALS seniors will have priority. For questions, contact Heather Crespin hec58@cornell.edu.

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  2688COMM 2010  LEC 009

    • TR
    • Cohen, J

  • Only Communication majors and CALS students can enroll online. If unable to enroll, you must attend the lecture you want to add the first day of classes, but this does not guarantee enrollment. Communication majors and CALS seniors will have priority. For questions, contact Heather Crespin hec58@cornell.edu.

COMM 2310

Students develop skill in various writing styles and genres. This course explores communication practices and theories as they are observed and studied in personal and professional contexts. Assignments ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  4404COMM 2310  LEC 001

    • MWF
    • Chambliss, L

  • Prerequisites: 3 credits college level writing courses and Comm 1101. The course is designed for Communication majors.

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  1235COMM 2310  LEC 002

    • MWF
    • Chambliss, L

  • Prerequisites: 3 credits college level writing courses and Comm 1101. The course is designed for Communication majors.

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17037COMM 2310  LEC 003

    • MW
    • Byrne, C

  • Prerequisites: 3 credits college level writing courses and Comm 1101. The course is designed for Communication majors.

COMM 2760

Social influence and persuasion are the most basic and important functions of communication. The course covers characteristics of persuasive messages, message sources, and targets; interpersonal influence; ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  1006COMM 2760  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Lewis, N

COMM 2850

Environmental problems, public health issues, scientific research-in each of these areas, communication plays a fundamental role. From the media to individual conversations, from technical journals to ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: STS 2851

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1236COMM 2850  LEC 001

    • MWF
    • Porticella, N

COMM 2990

Intended for freshmen and sophomore students who are new to undergraduate research. Students may be reading scientific literature, learning research techniques, or assisting with ongoing research. The ... view course details

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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3110COMM 2990  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Schrader, D

  • Students from all colleges must register for course by completing an Independent Study Form (Available in 450B Mann Library). Forms must be returned to 450B Mann Library.

COMM 3010

New media communication has been blurring the traditional roles of content creator and consumer. Professional communicators—such as journalists, screenwriters, advertising executives, documentarians, and ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  3981COMM 3010  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Byrne, C

COMM 3080

Multi-semester course spring (weeks 1-14). 3 credits (awarded on completion of all classes in multi-semester course). R grades only (in progress).  Students must enroll in both COMM 3080 and COMM 3081  to ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Multi-Term

COMM 3100

Provides students with a greater understanding of information sharing, persuasion, and decision development in small work groups. Through practical exercises, class discussions, and lectures, students ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 16603COMM 3100  LEC 001

    • TR
    • McLeod, P

  • Prerequisite: COMM 2760.

COMM 3110

Educational psychology is the application of psychological concepts to educational settings. This course examines the dynamic interaction between people as teachers and learners, schools as social and ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one field studies. Combined with: EDUC 3110HD 3110

  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  4351COMM 3110  LEC 001

    • M
    • Duff, B

  • Students enroll in EDUC/COMM/HD 3110 by choosing a fieldwork section and if a fieldwork section is full, they will need to select another in order to enroll.

  •  4398COMM 3110  FLD 801

    • M
    • Duff, B

  • This field option involves working with adolescents with special needs.

  •  4399COMM 3110  FLD 802

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    • Duff, B

  • This field option involves working with children in grades K-3.

  •  4400COMM 3110  FLD 803

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    • Duff, B

  • This field option involves working with adolescents with special needs.

  •  4401COMM 3110  FLD 804

    • W
    • Duff, B

  • This field option involves working with high school students.

  •  4402COMM 3110  FLD 805

    • R
    • Duff, B

  • This field option involves working with children in grades K-3.

  •  4403COMM 3110  FLD 806

    • F
    • Duff, B

  • This field option involves working with adolescents with special needs.

COMM 3200

Media and culture are undergoing a series of transformations as new technologies, new forms of entertainment, new venues for political debate, and new models of public discourse emerge online. This course ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: INFO 3200

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2671COMM 3200  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Duffy, B

COMM 3560

Computers are powerful tools for working, playing, thinking, and living. Laptops, PDAs, webcams, cell phones, and iPods are not just devices, they also provide narratives, metaphors, and ways of seeing ... view course details

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  •  3213COMM 3560  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Ziewitz, M

  • Course not open to Freshmen.

COMM 3760

Provides a theoretical and practical overview of the audiences, messages, and evaluation of communication campaigns. The course considers common methods of data collection (e.g. in-depth interviews, surveys) ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 16604COMM 3760  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Niederdeppe, J

  • Prerequisite or corequisite: The instructor assumes that students have received at least one semester's instruction in research methods used in communication studies (COMM 2820) and have taken (or are currently taking) a course in basic statistics.

COMM 4400

Focuses on the design of computer interfaces and software from the user's point of view. The goal is to teach user interface designs that "serve human needs" while building feelings of competence, confidence, ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: INFO 4400

  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  4391COMM 4400  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Leshed, G

  • Prerequisite: COMM/INFO 3450 or permission of instructor. To add yourself to the waitlist for this class, please follow this link bit.ly/4400WaitSP19

COMM 4450

Focuses on reading and evaluating the theories and research methodologies used to investigate communication via computer systems. Assignments include student collaborations using electronic conferencing ... view course details

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  •  1011COMM 4450  SEM 101

    • TR
    • Fussell, S

  • Prerequisite: COMM 2450 or permission of instructor.

COMM 4660

Explores the structure, meanings, and implications of "public communication of science and technology" (PCST). Examines the contexts in which PCST occurs, looks at motivations and constraints of those ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: STS 4661

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16733COMM 4660  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Lewenstein, B

  • Prerequisite: COMM 2850, or COMM 3020, ENGRC 3500, or permission of instructor

COMM 4970

Individual study under faculty supervision. Work should concentrate on locating, assimilating, synthesizing, and reporting existing knowledge on a selected topic. Attempts to implement this knowledge in ... view course details

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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1239COMM 4970  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • Prerequisite: 3.0 GPA. May be repeated up to 6 credits with different supervising faculty member. Students must register using independent study form Available online: http://cals.cornell.edu/academics/registrar/policies/#independent-study.

COMM 4980

Periodic meetings with the instructor cover realization of course objectives, evaluation of teaching methods, and student feedback. In addition to aiding with the actual instruction, each student prepares ... view course details

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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1247COMM 4980  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • 1-3 credits; may be repeated to 6 credits with different courses. Intended for undergraduates desiring classroom teaching experience. Prerequisite: junior or senior standing; 3.0 GPA (2.7 if teaching assistant for skills development course); permission of faculty member who supervises work and assigns grade. Students must register using independent study form (Available online: http://cals.cornell.edu/academics/registrar/policies/#independent-study).

COMM 4990

Permits outstanding students to conduct laboratory or field research in communication under appropriate faculty supervision. The research should be scientific: systematic, controlled, empirical. Research ... view course details

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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1254COMM 4990  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • Prerequisite: 3.0 GPA. Enrollment limited to: seniors. May be repeated to 6 credits. Students must register using independent study form (Available online: http://cals.cornell.edu/academics/registrar/policies/#independent-study).

COMM 5660

This weekend workshop trains researchers in the sciences (including natural sciences, engineering, experimental social sciences, etc.) to communicate effectively with nonscientists such as policy makers, ... view course details

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  •   Seven Week - First. 

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  • 14558COMM 5660  LEC 001

    • TBA
    • Jan 22 - Mar 9, 2019
    • Lewenstein, B

COMM 6100

Reviews theories and research on communication and social networks in groups, organizations, and communities. Students will learn how to collect, analyze, and interpret social network data using ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16610COMM 6100  LEC 001

    • T
    • Yuan, C

COMM 6450

Focuses on reading and evaluating the theories and research methodologies used to investigate communication via computer systems. Assignments include student collaborations using electronic conferencing ... view course details

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  •  1010COMM 6450  SEM 101

    • TR
    • Fussell, S

COMM 6710

Revolution: a change in organizational structure or power balance; turn-around; modification of an existing constitution. Current technologies and media are revolutionizing the way we think, what we know, ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: INFO 6710

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16611COMM 6710  LEC 001

    • W
    • Schrader, D

COMM 6810

Development of, and contemporary issues in, communication theory. Discusses the interaction between communication and society, social groupings, and mental processing. view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  1262COMM 6810  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Shapiro, M

  • Prerequisite: COMM 6800 or graduate standing.

COMM 6830

Reviews qualitative methods used in communication research, including interviews, focus groups, fieldwork (ethnography), and case studies. Students practice the various methods so they can learn to apply ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4357COMM 6830  LEC 001

    • F
    • Humphreys, L

  • Prerequisite: COMM 6820 or by approval from instructor.

COMM 7970

Individual study concentrating on locating, assimilating, synthesizing, and reporting existing knowledge on a selected topic. view course details

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  • 1-3 Credits Graded

  •  1263COMM 7970  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

COMM 7980

No description available. view course details

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  • 1-3 Credits Graded

  •  1273COMM 7980  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • Enrollment limited to: graduate students. Permission of faculty member who will supervise work and assign grade is required. (Students must use faculty member's section number to register)

COMM 7990

Small-group or individual research based on original, empirical, data-based designs regarding topical issues in communication not otherwise examined in a graduate field course. view course details

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  • 1-9 Credits Graded

  •  1281COMM 7990  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Schrader, D

  • Prerequisite: appropriate communication graduate course work or permission of instructor.

COMM 8900

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  • 1-6 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1289COMM 8900  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • Permission of committee chair is required.

COMM 9900

Dissertation research for Ph.D. candidates. view course details

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  • 1-12 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  1297COMM 9900  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • Enrollment limited to: students who have completed "A" exam. Permission of committee chair is required.