Graduate Communication Courses Fall 2012
All courses are offered on Main Campus unless listed as Internet sections.
For questions about course content please contact instructors listed with each course.
For questions about registering for courses, contact Prof. Greg Pulliam.
Please confirm course offerings, times, and days by checking the IIT online schedule.
|COURSE NUMBER||TITLE||INSTRUCTOR||DAY AND TIME|
|COM 421-01||TECHNICAL COMMUNICATION||TBA||TTR 1:50 PM - 3:05 PM|
|Principles and practice in the communication of technical materials. Students work on the design, writing, and revising of reports, articles, manuals, procedures, and proposals, including the use of graphics.|
|COM 421-02||TECHNICAL COMMUNICATION||Maciukenas, J.||INTERNET|
|COM 428-01||VERBAL & VISUAL COMMUNICATION||Batson, L.||MW 3:15- 4:30 PM|
|Introduces students to the issues, strategies, and ethics of technical and professional presentations, and provides students with opportunities to engage in public address, video presentations and conferencing, and group presentations. Analysis of audience types and presentation situations, group dynamics, persuasive theories, language and mass media.|
|COM 435-01 |
|INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION||Pulliam, G.||TTR 3:15 - 4:30 PM|
|This course explores language, culture, and communication from a scholarly vantage point, in order to get a basic understanding of the kinds of variation that exist among languages, cultues and messages.|
|COM 523-01||COMMUNICATING SCIENCE||Batson, L.||TBA|
|Principles and strategies for communicating scientific information in professional settings. Students develop a literature review, proposal, and feasibility study; learn how to adapt scientific information to various audiences; and complete exercises on style, grammar, and other elements of effective professional communication. Emphasis on usability, cohesion, and style in each assignment.|
|COM 531-01||WEB APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT||Stolley, K.||W 6:25 - 9:05 PM|
|A production-intensive course in the theory and practice of developing web-based applications, emphasizing design for mobile web browsers. Students will learn agile, modular development techniques grounded in open-source technologies, including version control (Git), Ruby, and Ruby web development frameworks, such as Rails and Sinatra. Note: students should take COM 530: Standards-Based Web Design or have a solid command of Web standards (especially XHTML and CSS) prior to enrolling in this course.|
|COM 535-01||INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN||Stolley, K.||T 6:25 - 9:05 PM|
|Teaches the essentials for the development of instructional materials, including analysis of human performance problems, strategic interventions, specified learning tasks and validation instruments.|
|COM 542-01||KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT||Hemphill, L.||M 6:25 - 9:05 PM|
|Social media and scalable collaboration covers recent emergent methods for collecting, creating, refining, aggregating, disseminating, applying, and evaluating knowledge, information and data across organizations.|
|COM 580-01||HISTORY OF COMPUTING||Hicks, M.||MW 11:25 - 12:40 PM|
|This course explores the history of computing from pre-electronic calculating technology to current electronic computing and communications technology. We will focus on investigating the social, economic, and political contexts of achievements and developments in the history of computing, as well as the history of hardware and programming techniques.|
|COM 580-02||SOCIAL NETWORKS||Hemphill, L.||MW 5:00 - 6:15 PM|
|In this course we will discuss measures and properties of networks, identify types of social networks, describe how position within and structure of networks matter. We will also use software tools to analyze social network data and apply social network analysis to areas such as information retrieval, social media and organizational behavior.|
|COM 310||THE HUMAN VOICE: DESCRIPTION, ANALYSIS AND APPLICATION||Bauer, M.||TR 6:25- 9:05 PM|
|ALSO AVAILABLE: COM 591 RESEARCH & THESIS M.S., COM 594 PROJECT, COM 597 SPECIAL PROBLEMS, COM 691 RESEARCH & THESIS Ph.D.|
|Check the IIT Class Schedule for latest information about course availability and any schedule changes.|