Some subjects are the unloved: the required course in academic writing, the required course in public speaking, the course in communication theory, the course in basic mathematics. This paper brings together perspectives from professors in Communication Studies, Mathematics, and Writing to consider the critical connection between communicative practice and learning, applying a networked perspective of interconnections.
Stassen-Ferrara, Heather M.; Geyer, Christine A.; Livermore, John M.; and Louis, Maureen M.
"We Don’t Want to Talk About It: Communication Strategies for Teaching Less Popular Subjects,"
Proceedings of the New York State Communication Association:
Vol. 2013, Article 11.
Available at: http://docs.rwu.edu/nyscaproceedings/vol2013/iss2013/11