COM 51800: Persuasion Theories

This course surveys primary theories of persuasion drawn from social psychology, sociology, and communication—to persuade you about the need for persuasion theory!  We will also investigate the presence and practice of propaganda as a communication form in recent contemporary culture, politics, news, entertainment, and education.

Please review the syllabus for full course information.

Term: This is a Summer I course. Participants may register for one Full Semester course OR one course each in Summer I and Summer II.

Prerequisite(s): Qualified to teach content area

Purdue University Northwest

Semester: Summer 2024 – Summer I

Instructor: Dr. Lee Artz

Graduate Credits: 3

Format: Online Asynchronous

Dates: 5/13/24 – 6/7/24

Graduate Certificate Available: No

Master’s Completion: View Options for Communications

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