Study human communication processes and how they relate to your life…

About the Instructor

Jessica Gasiorek is an associate professor in the Department of Communicology at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. She studies and teaches about understanding, intergroup communication, and communication and aging. She has taught COMG 301 since 2013, both online and in-person.

For inquiries: email gasiorek@hawaii.edu

Summer 2 (ONLINE)

This course introduces you to Communicology, the study of human communication processes, and to a range of well-known communication theories. You will learn how theory and research are connected. You will also be introduced to theories of interpersonal communication, culture, social identity,  persuasion, media effects, and computer-mediated communication, and how they relate to your life.

Through class activities, this class brings theory “down to earth,” emphasizing connections between communication theory and your daily life and personal experiences.

Fulfills general education requirement: DS; required for COMG majors

Updated 12/01/2021