Graduate

The skills and practices of Center on Communication Leadership & Policy continue to educate students on a graduate level. These are a few of the courses that are offered by the USC Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism, and were taught by fellows and staff of CCLP in the Fall 2015 semester:

Communication 579: Entrepreneurship in the New Media (Geoffrey Cowan)

Exploring how the digital revolution and changes in technology, law, and the marketplace are creating new entrepreneurial opportunities for businesses, governments, journalists, and social ventures.

Journalism 582: Specialized Journalism: Reporting Decisions (Michael Parks)

Reporting and analysis of decision making; case studies and analytical tools in dissecting decisions for readers, listeners, and viewers.

Communication 636: Interpretive and Cultural Approaches in Organizational Communication (Patricia Riley)

Interpretive, critical and cultural research in organizational communication; emphasis on narrative approaches to ethnographic studies, critical essays, and quantitative intercultural research in organizational communication.

Communication 552: Qualitative Research Methods in Communication (Patricia Riley)

Developing expertise in qualitative methods, including participant-observation, ethnography, discourse analysis and historiography in communication research.

Communication Management 591: Communication Internship (Patricia Riley)

Field experience in applying communication principles to settings in organizations, campaigns, or other contexts; analysis and assessment of issues and problems.

Communication 598: Practicum in Global Communication Research (Patricia Riley)

Development and assessment of research into global communication; selection of appropriate research methodologies; and production of scholarly research.

Public Diplomacy 519: News Media and the Foreign Policy Process (Philip Seib)

Analysis of news media’s role in contemporary diplomacy; historical context; consideration of the professional practices of journalists and those who devise and implement foreign policy.

Policy, Planning and Development 686: U.S. Immigration Policy (Roberto Suro)

Overall understanding of contemporary U.S. immigration policy.

Journalism 592: Specialized Journalism: Reporting the Arts (Sasha Anawalt)

Reporting and writing on the arts; strategies for arts journalism in the digital era; survey of essays and reviews by great critics.

Journalism 593: Arts Criticism and Commentary (Sasha Anawalt)

Writing workshops and independent fieldwork; development of critical skills to write socially valuable criticism and commentary about art, entertainment and culture.

Communication 598: Practicum in Global Communication Research (Tom Hollihan)

Development and assessment of research into global communication; selection of appropriate research methodologies; and production of scholarly research.

Communication 522: Kenneth Burke’s Dramatistic Theory (Tom Hollihan)

Studies the contributions of Kenneth Burke, among the most significant figures in the development of contemporary rhetorical theory and criticism.

Communication 580: Media and Politics (Tom Hollihan)

Mass media in American political life, including political reporting, election campaigns, non-electoral politics, and the media as a political issue.