Date of Award
Master of Science (MS)
Communication Studies and Philosophy
This paper overviews my final master’s degree project. In this project, I researched the intersection of power and communication. Using academic articles, I reviewed best practices regarding power in the classroom. In addition, I found articles that discussed power and communication within organizations. Using these two bodies of research, I wrote a literature review focused on power bases and power distances. These two specific forms of power were chosen because they each have a different focus, but they can both be applied to teaching practices and organizations. I was then able to design a course to teach these concepts by drawing on the research from the literature review. In addition, this course allows me to practice using the behaviors and strategies I learned from my research.
Clayton, Cody, "Power and Communication: A Literature Review and Course Proposal" (2022). All Graduate Plan B and other Reports. 1659.
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