Graduate courses are designed to help students learn discipline-specific knowledge, theories, and methods, but also to socialize them into the larger professional network. The awards assignment in this paper is designed to familiarize students with a wide variety of scholars and research within a field of study, to engage them creatively with synthesizing and assessing a field of study, to build strong arguments, and to enhance their socialization and networking opportunities. Course: Any graduate-level survey course focused on a particular area of communication studies (e.g. instructional communication, health communication, family communication). Objectives: (1) Understand the historical, philosophical, and foundational roots of a field of study, including people, concepts, theories, and research studies. (2) Critically evaluate scholars, constructs, theories, and research. (3) Develop sound and supported arguments regarding critical evaluations and decisions. (4) Socialize students into a field of study. (5) Begin building students’ scholarly networking opportunities.
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|State||Published - 2019|
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