COMM 4335: CRISIS COMMUNICATION
Fall 2016- Syllabus
Dr. Martha J. Haun
Office: COMM bldg.147.
e-mail: email@example.com [preferred/fastest contact method]
Phone #281-536-6250 (urgent situations please)
This is a hybrid class. Lectures are on You Tube. You are
Chapter 2- Communication
Types of Media Tech
Printing Technology- that which upon everything else was built,
we would not have books, magazines and newspapers
Chemical Technology- gives us photographs and motion pictures
Introduction to Psychology
II. Video 1
III. Classic Social Psychology
VI. Demo 1
VII. Application 19
1. Describe Aschs line conformity
2. What is a confederate?
3. Give an example of a second
February 9, 2014
Communication Test One Study Guide
The following will appear in some shape or form on the test. The test is multiple choice,
matching and True/False. It will contain 50 questions with each question worth two points.
GENB 7A97 Business Communications
Persuasive Conversation Role Play Scenario
Valero Energy Corporation, through its subsidiaries, is an international manufacturer and marketer of
transportation fuels, other petrochemical products and energy. Valero subsid
STUDENT DATA SHEET
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Phone Number: _
Email Address: _
Are you working this semester?
Yes: _ No: _ If so, where? _
How many hours per week do you work? _
Are you interested in working there when you graduate? _
SAMPLE BEHAVIORAL INTERVIEW QUESTIONS
DECISION MAKING and PROBLEM SOLVING
Give me an example of a time when you had to keep from speaking or making a decision because
you did not have enough information.
Give me an example of a time when you ha
Name: Ashwin Menezes
Group Number: 5
GENB 7A97 - Peer Evaluation Form
This form is used to evaluate your teammates' performance on the preparation for the
Critical Conversation Role Plays, Team Case Presentation and Written Assessment. You will
Making the most of multiparty negotiations
First rule of coalition building is: Think carefully about how and when to meet one-onone with other parties
When entering a multi party negotiation, think carefully about offense (build a winning
A run-on sentence has at least two parts, either one of which can stand by itself (in
other words, two independent clauses), but the two parts have been smooshed together
instead of being properly connected. It is important to realize tha
Whats the news?
News An ongoing, constantly updatable record of change. Alternate definition: A journalists
account of events and issues that affect many people in significant ways.
News judgment The ability to recognize and report news of interest and im
SPOKANE, Wash. Thousands of people were evacuated from a mall Sunday afternoon after unknown
fumes sickened people inside, Spokane fire officials said.
Who: Thousands of people
What: Evacuated from a mall (note rules of prominence apply)
Lede The spelling derives from the days of hot type to distinguish lede from molten lead.
Ledes are the beginning of news stories the most important part of every story. They are
intended to entice the reader to read the full story.
There are two ty
1. Be sure that material within quotes is exactly what the speaker said and that it is in context.
Keeping quotes in context is vital; this means you must make sure you are quoting not only
what the person said but also how it was said.
LEARNING TO LISTEN: BUILDING
Effective interviewing is a pillar of good reporting and writing. The ability to talk
comfortably with people and to persuade them to give you information will be one of
your most important skills.
The lexicon of ledes
The University of Houston must move more women into higher-level faculty jobs or
face federal sanctions, a Department of Education official said Wednesday.
Summary leads summarize (what else?) the most impor
A neighbor once described Danny Armantrout and his girlfriend, Justine "Butterfly" Maxwell, as a "New
Age Ozzie and Harriet."
Full of plans for the future, Maxwell, 24, had just learned she was pregnant, and Armantrout, 28, had
Components of a news story
1. Accuracy The facts. Spelling of names. Numbers. They all have to be accurate, or
all the work a reporter does on a story is down the drain. Check your facts, check
your spelling, check your math. Then check again. Verificatio