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All students may schedule a consultation at the Center for Academic and Professional Communication to review a written, oral, or visual communication assignment. Our consultants can assist you.

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Teaching Resources

Tools to Integrate Communication Pedagogy in Your Course

Teaching Resources

The PWC’s staff offers pedagogical training and support to help you design and teach communication-intensive courses in your field.

Curriculum Planning

Our staff will review a department's goals, identify courses that provide opportunities to use communication assignments to support learning, and develop a feasible vertically integrated curricular plan to achieve desired outcomes.

Syllabus Consultations

We discuss course goals and the ways you can use communication assignments to contribute to students’ understanding and retention of course content.

Assignment Design

We help articulate the goals of an assignment, signal expectations, and define evaluation criteria.

Instructional Materials

We provide handouts, presentations, and annotated examples.

Guest Lecture

Our staff visit your class and teach communication topics (e.g., design and deliver an oral presentation, write abstracts or papers for publication, design posters) tailored to your students’ needs and your goals.

Assessment

We share strategies with you and your TAs for providing thoughtful, timely feedback to students on their written and oral communication.

Coaching

We arrange for your students to work individually with trained peer consultants.