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ADCO 102001  Survey of Mass Communication
Surveys the political, social, and cultural forces that influenced the development of the media. Topics include media history, governmental regulation issues, media economics, the impact of mass media on society, and the organizational decision-making process within the media institutions.
Wed 6:15–9:15, Jan 20–May 11, Lindsay Hogan

ADCO 103001  Public Speaking
While introducing the theory, composition, delivery and criticism of speeches, this course attends to four key communication elements: message, speaker, audience and occasion. Explores various modes and varieties of speaking. This is a performance course.
ADCO103001, Tues 6:15–9:15, Jan 19–May 10, Robert Rosenthal
ADCO103002, Thurs 6:15–9:15, Jan 21–May 12, Howard Enoch

ADCO 120801  Entertainment Media
Explores entertainment media from historical, critical and practical perspectives. Topics include film history, broadcast history, video games, the Internet, screenwriting and sports media. Projects include film reviews, short screenplays and analyses of how television networks make business decisions. In addition to lectures and screenings, the class includes a variety of practical exercises and guest speakers from across the entertainment industries.
Thurs 6:15–9:15, Jan 21–May 12, Matthew Sienkiewicz


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