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Carina Zelaya

Teaching Assistant


Office: 076 McVey Hall

Phone: 859-257-5114

Email: carina.melisa [at] uky.edu

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

Education
BA in Communication, University of Kentucky

Specialties
Health Communication, Health Campaigns, Message Design, Interpersonal Communication

Bio
Carina Zelaya is a first-year doctoral student. Her primary research interest is in health communication. Her current and past research projects focus on health campaigns, message design, and interpersonal communication.

Curriculum Vitae


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11:00 am COM 351 - 002

COM 351 - 002
 
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12:00 pmCOM 252 - 006


COM 252 - 006

COM 252 - 006
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Courses Taught

An introduction to the process of communication as a critical element in human interaction and in society. Designed to enhance effective communication and informed use of the mass media.
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.
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.