This collection contains scholarly articles, reports and other publications authored by faculty members in the Department of Communication Studies at Minnesota State University, Mankato.

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Submissions from 2018

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A New Publishing Landscape: The Curiosities, Opportunities, & Pitfalls of Open Access Publishing, Kristen Cvancara, Laura Jacobi, and Heidi J. Southworth

"Experimenting with our Education" or Enhancing it? Co-teaching from the Perspective of Students, Alyssa Harter and Laura Jacobi

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"We Considered Ourselves a Team": Co-Teaching from the Perspective of Graduate Teaching Assistants, Alyssa Harter and Laura Jacobi

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Are We Winning?! A Team Challenge to Engage Students in the Large Lecture Introductory Communication Course, Laura Jacobi

Dusting off the Curriculum: Making a Difference with Innovative Approaches in the Basic Course, Laura Jacobi

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Ethnocentric Attitudes of American and International Students: Assessing the Impact of Collaboration, Laura Jacobi

Making a Difference through Training, Laura Jacobi

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Passing the Torch: Coaching Future Coaches in the Contemporary World of Forensics, Laura Jacobi

State of Minnesota Showcase: Connecting Across Two Disciplines: Weaving Literature into the Communication Curriculum, Laura Jacobi

Tailoring Time for Writing: Creative Opportunities in your Hectic Academic Life, Laura Jacobi

What Motivates Students in the Online Communication Classroom? An Exploration of Self-Determination Theory, Laura Jacobi

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What Motivates Students in the Online Communication Classroom? An Exploration of Self-Determination Theory, Laura Jacobi

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Bodies in Dialogue: Arriving at Thresholds of Dialogic Connections, Justin J. Rudnick

Submissions from 2017

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Optimizing How We Teach Research Methods, Kristen Cvancara

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A Preliminary Investigation of Empirically Based and Spiritually Based Marital Enrichment Programs, Laura Jacobi

Are We Winning?! A Team Challenge to Engage Students in the Large Lecture Introductory Communication Course, Laura Jacobi

Are You Mindful or is Your Mind Full? An Exploration of Nonverbal Communication, Laura Jacobi

Connecting across Two Disciplines: Weaving Literature into the Communication Curriculum, Laura Jacobi

Create Excellence in Academic Advising: Best Practices for Communication Faculty Advisors, Laura Jacobi

Extending Training for GTAs: The Development of Online Training Modules, Laura Jacobi

Furthering Our Legacy and Our Relevance Through Student Success and Retention: Best Practices for Enhancing Undergraduate Academic Advising, Laura Jacobi

State of Minnesota Showcase: How Can We Best Prepare Future Teachers of Communication?, Laura Jacobi

Teaching and Coaching through Collaboration, Laura Jacobi

The Acculturation Process for New Speech Coaches and Competitors: Easing the Stress, Laura Jacobi

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The Structure of Discussions in an Online Communication Course: What Do Students Find Most Effective?, Laura Jacobi

Weeding and Harvesting the Most Appropriate Journal for Your Work: Successful Strategies from Novice and Experiences Academic Writers, Laura Jacobi

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Hindsight, Justin J. Rudnick

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Showing and Telling: A Technique for Teaching Delivery Skills, Justin J. Rudnick

Submissions from 2016

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Testing Role Models' Differential Effect on Use of Aggressive Compliance Gaining Strategies, Kristen Cvancara, Lucas Joseph Youngvorst, Virginia Otto, and Christopher Brown

A Closer Look into Pedagogy: Motivation as the Foundation of Student Engagement, Laura Jacobi

Engaging Students in Large Lectures and Maintaining Consistency in Lecture-Lab Courses, Laura Jacobi

How Can We Best Prepare Future Teachers of Communication?, Laura Jacobi

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The Trifecta Approach and More: Student Perspectives on Strategies for Successful Online Lectures, Laura Jacobi

Understanding and Teaching Academic Language in the 5-12 Classroom, Laura Jacobi

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Cross-Cultural Comparisons of Bullying Among University Students: Perspectives from Argentina, Estonia and Finland, United Kingdom and United States, Maili Pörhölä, Kristen Cvancara, Esta Kaal, Kaja Tampere, and Maria Beatriz Torres

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Performing, Sensing, Being: Queer Identity in Everyday Life, Justin J. Rudnick

Submissions from 2015

Teaching Communication Studies Online, Laura Jacobi

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To Be or Not To Be Out in the Classroom: Exploring Communication Privacy Management Strategies of Lesbian, Gay, and Queer College Teachers, Tim McKenna-Buchanan, Stevie Munz, and Justin J. Rudnick

Submissions from 2014

Putting the Gender in "Gender Parity": Breaking New Methodological Ground in the Debate over Gender Equality in Forensics, Jessica Furgerson and Justin J. Rudnick

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Transnational Asia: Dis/orienting Identity in the Globalized World, Sachi Sekimoto

Submissions from 2012

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A Multimodal Approach to Identity: Theorizing the Self though Embodiment, Spatiality, and Temporality, Sachi Sekimoto

Submissions from 2009

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Goal Blockage and Verbal Aggressiveness, Kristen Cvancara

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Cognitions, Coercion, and IPV: Sex Differences in Pursuing Resisted Physical Intimacy, Kristen Cvancara and Terry A. Kinney

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Spirituality, Social Skills, and Pro-Social Behavior, Laura Jacobi

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Through the Eyes of the Nurse: Spirituality and Well Being in Health Care, Laura Jacobi

Submissions from 2008

Book Review of Contemporary Issues in Interpersonal Communicatino (Orbe & Bruess, 1st ed.), Kristen Cvancara

Submissions from 2006

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Essay Review of Family Communication, Kristen Cvancara

Submissions from 2004

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Simply Stated: Theory and Practice of Public Speaking, Dianne Blake and Laura Jacobi

Submissions from 2003

A Preliminary Investigation of Empirically Based and Spiritually Based Marital Enrichment Programs, Laura Jacobi

The Trials and Tribulations of Creating and Customizing a Public Speaking Textbooks Authored by TAs, Laura Jacobi

Submissions from 2002

Preliminary Investigation into the Nature of Spirituality, Laura Jacobi

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The Influence of Conformity Orientation on Communication Patterns in Family Conversations, Ascan F. Koerner and Kristen Cvancara

Submissions from 2000

They Just Knew: Attributions Association with the Decision to Marry, Laura Jacobi

Submissions from 1996

Emulating Each Other: The Transformation Identities of Thelma and Louise, Laura Jacobi