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Pam Henderson

Lecturer


Office: 252 Blazer Dining

Phone: 859-257-7809

Email: Pam.Henderson [at] uky.edu

Personal Website: http://comm.uky.edu/henderson

Education
M.A. in Communication from Michigan State University; B.A. in Communication from Michigan State University

Specialties
Persuasion, Interpersonal Communication, Organizational Communication


  • Office Hours
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9:00 amCOM 281 - 001
 COM 281 - 001
 COM 281 - 001
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11:00 am
COM 287 - 004
 
COM 287 - 004
 COM 287 - 004
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1:00 pmCOM 287 - 006
 COM 287 - 006
 COM 287 - 006
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Courses Taught

This writing intensive course examines basic verbal and nonverbal concepts affecting the communication process between individuals in various interpersonal contexts. Course also requires participation in written and oral activities designed to develop and improve interpersonal skills. Topics may include: perspective-taking, relationship and conversation management, effective listening, conflict management, communication climate, communication anxiety, and cultural/gender differences in interpersonal communication.
A study of communication processes in small group situations. Topics include conflict, leadership, and decision-making. Students will participate in group discussion and develop skills in analyzing group performance.
A study of the processes involved in attitude change, with emphasis on the preparation and delivery of persuasive messages.
Designed to introduce students to basic concepts in the study of organizational communication. The course considers approaches to the practice and study of communication within organizational settings, including classical approach, human relations, human resources approaches, systems approaches, cultural approaches, and critical approaches. It also introduces specific issues within the study of organizational communication, including assimilation, decision-making, conflict, change, emotion, cultural diversity and communication technologies.
Considers various theoretical perspectives which lead to a more thorough understanding of communication processes. Begins with discussion of the development of theory and inquiry. Includes perspectives of systems, cognitive, behavioral, affective, symbolic interactionist, dramatic, cultural and social reality, interpretive and critical theories.