Karen DickersonAdjunct Lecturer
COMN 317: Culture & Communication
The purpose of the course is to provide the student with the theoretical and practical tools necessary to engage in competent communication across differences in culture and identity. Discussions will focus on the role of communication in constructing cultural messages and managing relationships and how cultural variations play a role in the process of communication.
COMN 346: Conflict & Relational Comm
This course focuses on the nature of conflict in a variety of relational contexts. A combination of theory and application helps students understand the central issues of relational conflict and develop communication skills to manage those conflicts. Case studies and simulations facilitate the application of theory to practice.