COM 597: Narrative and Discourse

This course provides an introduction to the interconnected worlds of knowledge, narrative, discourse, and media.

Participants will learn basic audio/visual production techniques and equipment including (but not limited to) basic camera functions, audio recording, lighting, digital editing, web design, and basic production positions and organization.

Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to understand the role that narrative and discourse play in our understandings of the world, navigate discursive spaces and contexts with an understanding of their role, and work within the field of communication to understand the relationship between rhetoric and knowledge.

Please review the syllabus for full course information.

This course is offered during the Summer I semester. Participants may also register for a Summer II course, if applicable. 

Related Courses by Institution
COM 55900 Current Trends in Mass Communication Research (Winter/Spring 2021)
COM 597 Narrative and Discourse (Summer I 2021)
COM 523 Communication in Personal Relationships (Summer II 2021)
COM 512 Interpersonal Communications (Fall 2021)
COM 515 Persuasion in Social Movements (Winter/Spring 2022)
COM 517 Communication in Politics (Summer 2022)
COM 57600 Health Communication (Winter/Spring 2023)


Purdue University Fort Wayne

Instructor: Art Herbig

Graduate Credits: 3

Dates: 5/17/21 – 6/25/21

Location: Online

Format: Asynchronous

Prerequisite: Qualified to teach content area