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Study abroad with Professor Kimmel and Dr. Fairchild this winter term! CMS and healthcare majors in the Eastern Kentucky University online program have an exciting opportunity to study abroad over the winter term, and to ring in the New Year in London, England!
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Krista Kimmel Communication Faculty
Krista Kimmel has been teaching at EKU since 2005 and is the 2015 recipient of EKU’s Outstanding Instructor award. She is dedicated to facilitating student success and appreciates the classroom diversity that accompanies online learning.
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communication studies
Communication studies as a degree is often misunderstood. It is easy to look at other professions like nursing, journalism, education or accounting and know exactly what your career is going to entail. It comes as no surprise to us that we often hear questions like, “Communication Studies? What is that even?” Communication studies faculty also...
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psychological safety of teams
Psychological safety can be defined as the “belief that one will not be punished or humiliated for speaking up with ideas, questions, concerns, or mistakes.” Clearly, no one sets out to appear incompetent in the eyes of their boss or co-workers. As a result, workers often avoid asking questions, voicing concerns, admitting to weaknesses, or...
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communication studies
The topic of first impressions is explored extensively in communication studies courses, such as business and professional speaking or interpersonal communication. Research suggests that impressions of others are formed within the first seven seconds of an interaction. This means that before we utter the first words of a presentation or conversation, we are already being...
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sarah kelley communication studies
Sarah Kelly graduated from Eastern Kentucky University with a bachelor’s degree in communication studies. Sarah is currently a student services program coordinator for the University of Louisville. She completed her bachelor’s degree online and recently shared her thoughts about her EKU Online experience.
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John T. Strada Communication
A veteran and multiple award-winning EKU instructor for more than 15 years, John Strada believes in accessibility and taking an active part in his student’s educational experience. Strada goes above and beyond to ensure his online students have just as much opportunity to interact and build a relationship with him as their on-campus counterparts. Strada’s...
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overcoming anxiety
Many social science undergraduate students are required to take a courses in research methods and/or statistics. This is most likely the most dreaded class among students.
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Communication Award Fairchild
Dr. Jennifer Fairchild, a professor in the School of Communication at EKU, received two awards at the Kentucky Communication Association (KCA) annual conference in September 2021. Fairchild received the Excellence in the Art of Teaching Award, which recognizes pedagogy and curriculum development as well as an educator who is devoted to bettering students and assisting...
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Smiling radio host working in sound room
An effective communicator is able to resolve conflict, sell products and services to the public, maintain strong relationships with clients, customers, and investors, and make sure everyone is operating on the same page. Employers increasingly list communication skills as the heart of advancement, promotion, and leadership opportunities.
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