Communication Matters: The NCA Podcast
Alt-Ac Careers

Alt-Ac Careers

June 22, 2022

What are the possibilities for reforming graduate education, including preparing Ph.D. students for job opportunities outside of the academy and the implications of career diversity or alt-ac careers for graduate education? This episode features a conversation on alt-ac careers with Communication Scholar Shantel Martinez, Professor Sarah J. Tracy, and Graduate Student Marco Dehnert.

Tips for Getting Published in an Academic Journal

Tips for Getting Published in an Academic Journal

May 16, 2022

Communication Professor Karrin Vasby Anderson joins the podcast to answer common questions related to successfully preparing and submitting manuscripts. The conversation will touch on how to write and edit your manuscript to meet the highest standards, how to choose an appropriate journal for your work, and how to handle feedback during the peer review process.

Special Issues Highlight Communication Studies from African Perspectives

Special Issues Highlight Communication Studies from African Perspectives

April 14, 2022

This episode addresses two new special issues of NCA’s Review of Communication that focus on the Communication discipline’s lack of attention to scholarship by African scholars, from African perspectives, and about Africa. Special issue editors and Communication professors Godfried A. Asante and Jenna N. Hanchey join the podcast.

Connections Between Communication and Psychology

Connections Between Communication and Psychology

March 28, 2022

In this episode, NCA Executive Director Shari Miles-Cohen speaks with University of Maryland, Baltimore’s first Chief Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Officer and Vice President Diane Forbes Berthoud on the connections between Communication and Psychology.

NCA‘s Learning Outcomes in Communication Project

NCA‘s Learning Outcomes in Communication Project

November 11, 2021

When students complete a program of study in Communication, what should they know, understand, and be able to do? Today’s episode addresses NCA's Learning Outcomes in Communication (LOC) project, which sought to answer this question.

Environmental Communication

Environmental Communication

October 28, 2021

Hear from scholars José Castro-Sotomayor, Edward Maibach, and Bridie McGreavy as they delve into environmental communication.

Communication in a Changing World: Navigating Relationships During and Post Pandemic

Communication in a Changing World: Navigating Relationships During and Post Pandemic

October 14, 2021

This special episode of Communication Matters is the second in the two-part “Communication & Resilience: COVID in Contexts” series presented by NCA. In this episode, the guests will explore interpersonal relationships and social support in the context of COVID-19, both in and outside the classroom.

NCA 107th Annual Convention

NCA 107th Annual Convention

September 23, 2021

This year’s convention will represent a return to our traditional face-to-face format after last year’s virtual convention. In this episode, NCA First Vice President and Primary Program Planner Roseann Mandziuk discusses the upcoming gathering.

NCA Center for Communication, Community Collaboration, and Change

NCA Center for Communication, Community Collaboration, and Change

September 9, 2021

This episode focuses on the NCA Center for Communication, Community Collaboration, and Change, or CCCC, which is currently hosted by the University of North Carolina Greensboro.

Addressing Ableism and Disabilities in the Communication Classroom

Addressing Ableism and Disabilities in the Communication Classroom

August 19, 2021

Hear from Communication scholars Jim Cherney, Janell Johnson, Nathan Stewart, and Sophia Maier about Communication research related to ableism and disabilities, as well as some best practices for classroom and campus accessibility and inclusion.

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