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The Strategic Communicator's Toolkit

Ended Nov 29, 2015

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Full course description

Starts October 5, 2015

Today’s professional environment typically fosters important opportunities to communicate and share knowledge with one another on a day to day basis.Having access to advanced media technologies and proven presentation methods can be essential to building a strong and productive team situation. Over these next few weeks, we’ll work together, learning to use cutting-edge communication strategies and tools in order to develop truly dynamic learning environments.

Each week will give us the chance to look at a different media technology, while exploring specific techniques and principles. The entire course will be organized around these core values for building and managing multi-staged projects:

  • Communication
  • Simplicity
  • Leadership
  • Feedback

Certificates and Badges: Badges will be awarded for the prompt completion of all tasks

Required Texts/Resources: Required texts and resources will be provided to you via Canvas Network; each module will have unique resources

Required hardware/software: The primary technology you’ll need to access this course will be a consistent and reliable internet connection. Access to Google Docs and Skype will help you communicate with me, your instructor. A separate list of all tools you’ll be using during the course will be available online on the Canvas Network site. A broad catalogue of the major media technologies you’ll need to complete assignments includes: Google,, Canva, Jing, Voicethread, Aurasma.

Andrew Klobucar

Andrew Klobucar

Associate Professor of English

A literary theorist and teacher, specializing in internet research, electronic writing/poetics, semantic technologies and Web 3.0., Andrew Klobucar's writings on experimental literary forms and genres continue to analyze the increasingly important role technology plays in contemporary cultural practices in both print and screen formats. He has worked on developing software for writing instruction and written on the use of programmable media in classroom instruction. Other projects include collaborative research between NJIT and Princeton’s educational testing services (ETS) analyzing the use of automated assessment software for reliable academic placement.

He holds a PhD in English from the University of BC in Vancouver, Canada.