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Author Yook, Eunkyong Lee.
Title The communication centers and oral communication programs in higher education : advantages, challenges, and new directions / Eunkyong Lee Yook.
Published Lanham : Lexington Books, 2012.
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 Floor4  P91.5.U5 Y66 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description xix, 287 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Foreword: The communication centers movement in higher education / Beth Von Till -- Part I. Benefits to Higher Education: 1. Communication centers and retention in higher education: is there a link? / Eunkyong L. Yook; 2. Speaking our minds: communication centers and critical thinking / Wendy Atkins-Sayre; 3. Communication centers and liberal arts education: problems and possibilities associated with cross-disciplinary engagements / Corey J. Liberman; 4. The communication center: a critical site of intervention for student empowerment / Sandra L. Pensoneau-Conway and Nick J. Romerhausen; 5. The role becomes them: examining communication center alumni experiences / Susan Wilson -- Part II. Challenges to Today's Centers: 6. Ethics and the communication center: chameleon or tortoise? / Eunkyong L. Yook, P. Anand Rao, and Sarah M. Wilde; 7. The blind leading the blind?: an ethnographic heuristic for communication centers / Deanna P. Dannels and Amy L. Housley Gaffney; 8. Learning to tell what you know: a communication intervention for biology students / Trudy Bayer and Karen A. Curto; 9. Using theory and research to increase student use of communication center services / Jennifer Butler Ellis and Rose Clark-Hitt; 10. Focusing on faculty: the importance of faculty support to communication center success / Michael L. King and Wendy Atkins-Sayre -- Part III. Alternative Models for Communication Centers: 11. Communication center ethos: remediating space, encouraging collaboration / Russell Carpenter and Shawn Apostel; 12. The combined centers approach: how speaking and writing centers can work together / Casey Maone Maugh; 13. Course management systems: creating alternative avenues for student access of communication centers / Luke LeFebvre; 14. Virtual communication centers: a resource for building oral competency / Lynn O. Cooper; 15. The implementation of computer mediated communication in communication centers / Alyssa Davis -- Part IV. New Directions in Consultant Training: 16. Technology tutoring: communication centers take the lead / Michelle A. Moreau and A. Paige Normand; 17. Using empathetic listening to build client relationships at the center / Kimberly M. Cuny, Sarah M. Wilde, and Alexandra Vizzier Stephenson; 18. Best practices in communication center training and training assessment / Rhonda Troillett & Kristen A. McIntyre.
Summary "Communication Centers and Oral Communication Programs in Higher Education, edited by Eunkyong L. Yook and Wendy Atkins-Sayre reveals vital information that is of theoretical and practical importance to higher education administrators, educators, and communication centers directors and staff. It is the first book to be published on communication centers"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Communication -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States.
Oral communication -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States.
College dropouts -- United States -- Prevention.
Related Names Atkins-Sayre, Wendy, 1972-
ISBN 0739168169 (hardback)
9780739168165 (hardback)
9780739173589 (electronic)
0739173588 (electronic)
Standard # 40020695885
OCLC number 758392642