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Jacquelyn Buckrop

Assistant to the Provost and Assistant Professor of Communication Studies

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Communication Studies
David Letterman Communication and Media Building, room 351
2000 University Ave.
Muncie, IN 47306

Education

B.S., Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana
M.S., Miami University, Oxford, Ohio
Ph.D., Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana

Teaching

COMM 201: Introduction to Communication Studies
COMM 240: Introduction to Human Communication
COMM 277: Speech for Elementary Teachers
COMM 320: Persuasion
COMM 325: Interviewing
COMM 401: Senior Seminar in Communication Studies
COMM 412: Rhetorical Criticism
COMM 610: Studies in Communication: Persuasion
COMM 611: Theories of Rhetoric

Research

Concepcion, David., Jacquelyn Buckrop, & John Prince.  “Paper Cycles: Interdisciplinarity Without All the Fuss.”  In Blythe, Hal and Charlie Sweet (ed).  It Works for Us Collaboratively.”  Stillwater, OK:  New Forums. 2006.
 
National Communication Association. Communication in the General Education Curriculum:  A      Critical Necessity for the 21st Century.  2003. Washington, D.C., NCA.  Contributor to and author of appendix.

Buckrop, Jacquelyn J. Teaching the Basic Course to Gen Next: The Ever Changing University Requirements and Expectations.  Basic Course Directors Conference, Rock Island, IL Feb. 2009.
 
Buckrop, Jacquelyn J.  The Content Critique (a.k.a. Quality Detection).  Great Ideas for Teaching Speech.  National Communication Association, San Diego, CA, Nov. 2008.
 
Buckrop, Jacquelyn J.  If Students Designed the Basic Course, Would We Recognize It?  National Communication Association, San Diego, CA, Nov. 2008.
 
Buckrop, Jacquelyn J. A More Well-Rounded Basic Course for a Flattened World.  National Communication Association.  Chicago, IL, Nov. 2007.
 
Buckrop, Jacquelyn J. Engaging the “NeXter” in the Postmodern Basic Course:  What NeXters Need from Us and What we Can Expect From Them.  National Communication Association, San Antonio, TX, Nov. 2006.
 
Buckrop, Jacquelyn J.  The “Sort of Impromptu” Campus Speech.  Great Ideas for Teaching Speech.  National Communication Association, San Antonio, TX, Nov. 2006.

Interests include the basic communication course, GTA training, perceptions of legitimacy among osteopathic physicians, and the rhetoric of grief and consolation.

Selected recent papers and publications:


Messner, B.A. & Buckrop, J.J. (2000). "Restoring order: Interpreting suicide through a Burkean lens. Communication Quarterly, 48.

Buckrop, J.J. & Nitcavic, R. (1999). Fundamentals of Public Communication Coursebook. Plymouth, MI: Hayden-McNeil.

Buckrop, J.J. & Miller, D.L. (1992). 'Brother can you spare a dime?' An analysis of Young v. New York City Transit Authority. Free Speech Yearbook 1992, pp.xx-xx.

Buckrop, J.J. (1991). Teaching portfolio. In P. Seldin (Ed.), The Teaching Portfolio: A Practical Guide to Improved Performance and Promotion/Tenure Decisions. Bolton, MA: Anker.
Buckrop, J.J. (2002, November). International Students in American Universities: Changing Demographics. Presented at the annual conference of the National Communication Association Convention, New Orleans, LA.

Buckrop, J.J. (2000, November). Communication Competency: A Standard Vision. Presented at the annual conference of the National Communication Association Convention, Seattle, WA.

Buckrop, J.J. (2000, April). Alternative Approaches to Public Relations Research: The Rhetorical-Critical Paradigm, Part Deux. Presented at the annual conference of the Central States Communication Association Convention, Detroit, MI.

Buckrop, J.J. (1999, November). Basic Course Assessment: The Post-test. Presented at the annual conference of the National Communication Association Convention, Chicago, IL.

Buckrop, J.J. (1999, November). What Should We Teach in the Basic Course? Presented at the annual conference of the National Communication Association Convention, Chicago, IL.

Buckrop, J.J. (1999, November). The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Using Technology in the Required University Course. Presented at the annual conference of the National Communication Association Convention, Chicago, IL.

Buckrop, J.J. (1999, April). Alternative Approaches to Public Relations Research: The Rhetorical Critical Paradigm. Presented at the annual conference of the Central States Communication Association/Southern States Communication Association Convention, St. Louis, MO.

Buckrop, J.J. (1999, April). What Beginning Instructors Love, Hate, and Want to Know about Critiquing. Presented at the annual conference of the Central States Communication Association/Southern States Communication Association Convention, St. Louis, MO.

Messner, B.A. & J.J. Buckrop. (1998, November). 'Restoring Order?': Suicide as Interpreted Through a Burkean Lens. Presented at the annual conference of the National Communication Association Convention, New York, NY.

Buckrop, J.J. (1998, April). Saying the Right Thing: Training GTA's. Presented at the annual conference of the Central States Communication Association Convention, Chicago, IL.

Service

Ad Hoc Committee on General Education, Educational Policies Board, National Communication Association, 2002
Nominating Committee, National Communication Association, 2001, 2002
Co-Chair, Midwest Basic Course Director's Conference, Louisville, KY, Feb. 2002
Chair, Basic Course Commission of the National Communication Association. 2000-2001
Resolutions Committee, National Communication Association, 2001, 2002
Member, BSU Graduate Education Committee, 2002-2005.
Member, BSU Academic Resources Committee, 2002-2005
Member, BSU Admissions and Credits Committee, 2002-2005
Member, BSU Public Safety Task Force, 2002
Member, Martin Luther King Day Celebration Committee, 2001-2002
Member, Indiana Space Grants Consortium, 2000-2002
Member, PT3 (Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers to Use Technology) 2000-2002
Member, BSU Undergraduate Education Committee, 1999-2002
Member, School of Continuing Education and Public Service Liaison Team 1999-2001
Member Women's Week Committee, 1999-2000
Vice Chair/Secretary, Contract Faculty Affairs Committee, 1997-1999
Provost Prize Selection Committee. March 1998-present
Honors Writing Award Selection Committee. March 1998-present
Faculty Advisor Committee Member for Admissions and Orientation, 1998-present
Member, Department Curriculum Planning & Development Committee, 1991-1993, 1994-1995, 1999-2001
Member, Knott Scholarship Committee, 1995-2000
Member, Chair's Advisory Committee, 1993-2000
Coordinator/planner, Huckleberry Graduate Conference in Communication, 1995-96, 1996-97
Member, Departmental Functions Committee, 1990-1991; 1993-1995, 2000-2001