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Naputi, Tiara R. Assistant Professor


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  • COMM 3410 - Intercultural Communication
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2020
    Explores complex relationships between culture and communication processes from various conceptual perspectives. Considers the important role of context (e.g., social, historical, and cultural) in intercultural interactions. Recommended Prerequisites: COMM 1210 and COMM 1600.
  • COMM 3760 - Rhetorical Criticism
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019
    Applies key concepts from rhetorical theory to the analysis of specific speeches, written texts, and social situations within the humanistic tradition. Students read a variety of types of criticism and are encouraged to develop their own strategies for critical analysis. Recommended prerequisites: COMM 1210 and COMM 1600 and COMM 3300.
  • COMM 4300 - Senior Seminar: Rhetoric
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018
    Reviews current theory and research on rhetoric and culture.
  • COMM 5310 - Contemporary Rhetorical Criticism
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019
    Advanced critical analysis of rhetorical texts in terms of how they shape issues and appeals for judgment, create identities for speakers and their audiences, and construct perceptions of time, space, and the human condition.
  • COMM 6200 - Seminar: Selected Topics
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019
    Facilitates understanding of current and past theory and research on a selected topic in communication and the ability to develop new theory and research on that topic. May be repeated up to 9 total credit hours on different topics.


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