Dave is first and foremost an educator, and continues to improve upon his pedagogical skill set by participating in teaching workshops and seminars. He has taught a myriad of courses from both a theoretical and applied perspective.
Courses Teaching for Fall 2019:
COMM 2510: Visual Design for Communication Majors—Incorporates a “hands-on” approach to web style and image design. Includes an overview of the theoretical foundations of visual design. Website construction is emphasized.
COMM 3120: Fundamentals of New and Social Media—Examines contemporary issues related to social media, including the impact of new media on journalism and society, social media effects, and new media campaigns. Investigates the relationship between government policy and social media in relation to issues such as the digital divide, net neutrality, and the use of social media to sustain protests and revolutions.
COMM 3030: Media Literacy—Explores the concept of media literacy and how individuals can become more knowledgeable citizens when analyzing and evaluating messages disseminated from a wide variety of media outlets.