Improving Integration Through Immediacy and Relevance

Robert Woods News: Other, Webinars: Upcoming Leave a Comment

Presenter and Affiliation: Bill Mullen, Ph.D., Professor of Communication, Shorter University When? Wednesday, April 24, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm, EST Cost: Free and open to the public Description: Integrating faith and learning in the classroom is important.  Doing it effectively is difficult.  Relevance in the classroom (Keller, 1983), and its positive correlation with learning (Newby, 1991), are well documented.  The …

The Rhetoric of Lent

Robert Woods Member Publications: Other, News: Other, Teaching: Other Resources Leave a Comment

“The Rhetoric of Lent” (Cultural commentary and critique by CCSN Guest Columnist/Blogger, Mark Williams, California State Univ., Sacramento). This article, by Timothy O’Malley, in Church Life Journal stresses the ways we can, so to speak, misread the text of Lent. We do that by using the scripts and signs of this season as a springboard of self-expression or even self-discipline …

Integration and Transformation in the Public University

Robert Woods News: Other, Webinars: Recorded Leave a Comment

Presenter and Affiliation: Geri Forsberg, Ph.D., Senior Lecturer, English and Communication, Western Washington University When? Monday, February 25, 4:00 am – 5:00 pm, EST Cost: Free and open to the public Description:  In Romans 12:2, the Apostle Paul was a great teacher who produced an impressive range of scholarship seen by billions of students. In these instructions to his students, …

Integrating Faith and Learning in a Public Institution: God’s Light Shining Through Me in Relationships, Teaching, and Research

Robert Woods News: Other, Webinars: Recorded Leave a Comment

Presenter and Affiliation: Deanna Sellnow, Ph.D., Professor of Strategic Communication, Assistant Director, Nicholson School of Communication and Media; Chair, Department of Communication, University of Central Florida  When? Tuesday, January 29, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm, EST  Cost: Free and open to the public  Description: If I were asked what centers me as I live and work as a Christian in …

Thérèse of Lisieux: Communicating Love and Hospitality to Difficult People

Robert Woods News: Other, Webinars: Recorded Leave a Comment

Presenter and Affiliation: Prof. Mary Darling, Dept. of Communication and Media, Spring Arbor University Date and Time: Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, 7-8 pm EST Description: If young Saint Thérèse of Lisieux (1873–1897), “the Little Flower of Jesus,” had not been asked to write about her life in her last six months on earth, her life would be hidden. Yet what …

Professors as Spiritual Targets: The Reality of Spiritual Battle in the Classroom

Robert Woods News: Other, Webinars: Recorded Leave a Comment

Presenter and Affiliation: Dr. Tim Muehlhoff, Prof. of Communication, Biola University Presentation Title: Professors as Spiritual Targets: The Reality of Spiritual Battle in the Classroom Date and Time:  Monday, Nov. 19, 7-8 pm EST Description: Thinking biblically entails seeing the world through the eyes of Scripture. Most of us attempt to order our daily lives to fit the perspectives offered by …

Promoting Co-curricular Learning Success: How Sharing Assessment Results Can Strengthen On-campus Credibility and Help Recruit Students

Robert Woods Member Publications: Long & Short Form Essays, News: Other Leave a Comment

Promoting Co-curricular Learning Success: How Sharing Assessment Results Can Strengthen On-campus Credibility and Help Recruit Students Ken Waters, Ph.D., Professor of Journalism, Pepperdine University Elizabeth R. Smith, Ed.D., Assistant Professor of Journalism, Pepperdine University Abstract This paper examines the assessment procedures used for the extracurricular student newsroom at one small, liberal arts, Christian university. The assessment of this student newsroom …

Reframing the Soul: How Words Transform our Faith

Robert Woods News: Other, Webinars: Recorded Leave a Comment

Presenter and Affiliation: Dr. Greg Spencer, Professor of Communication Westmont College Presentation Title: Reframing the Soul: How Words Transform our Faith Date and Time:  Tuesday, Sept. 11, 7-8 pm EST Cost: Free and Open to the Public Description: This webinar revolves around Dr. Spencer’s recently released book, “Reframing the Soul: How Words Transform our Faith.” The driving question of this …

Faith Integration as Servant Leadership in the Communication College Classroom

Robert Woods Member Publications: Long & Short Form Essays, News: Other Leave a Comment

Faith Integration as Servant Leadership in the Communication College Classroom Kevin T. Jones, Ph.D. Professor of Communication Arts, George Fox University Abstract: The integration of faith and learning is often misunderstood. While the phrase is often used in Christian college circles, defining the phrase has proven challenging at times. While students may think it is just praying before class, there …

Wheaton College, tenure track position

Robert Woods News: Job Postings & Internships, News: Other Leave a Comment

Open Rank Faculty Position in Communication The Communication Department at Wheaton College invites applications for a tenure-track [open rank] appointment to begin August 2019. We are looking for applicants who will make strong teaching contributions to our general education curriculum, including public speaking, and bring research/teaching expertise in organizational communication with a specialization in (but not limited to) one or …