Welcome to the Home Page of Dr. Mark Stoner

Department of Communication Studies, (Dept. of Comm. Studies Graduate Program)

California State University, Sacramento  



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My Projects:
1. Stoner, M. (2020). Making Sense of Messages: A Critical Apprenticeship in Rhetorical Criticism, 2nd ed. is available.

2. Current issues communication resources: Corona-virus; Social Justice

2. Research/Writing Collaborative  If you are an academic (graduate student, faculty, or independent scholar interested in communication, education and allied social sciences, you are invited to use and to join the collaborative. Click the title and poke around. (If you are on a mobile device, select "print layout" to make navigation easy.

3. Using Google Suite (For course management. I distinguish "putting material online" from teaching. Most use of online tools--Blackboard, Google Suite, Moodle, D2L, etc.-- is primarily managing material not teaching. Let's learn to differentiate curriculum management and teaching in a clear-eyed fashion


Courses taught:
      Graduate
Coms 221 Instructional Communication Theory; ComS 222 Instructional Communication Practicum; ComS 207 Dyadic Communication;  ComS 213 Seminar in Criticism
     Upper Division
      Lower Division
ComS 4 Public SpeakingComS 5 The Communication Experience;


Ghana: July 2015 Fulbright Specialist ProjectImproving Teaching and Learning Together
 University of Cape Coast    
UCC Centre for Teaching Support                    

Finland:April 2013 Suomi opettaa
(Finland Teaches): A blog of my trip to University of Jyvaskyla as Visiting Scholar

CSUS Livingston Lecture
2014-2015 John C. Livingston Lecture Announcement
Are Two Heads Really Better Than One? Communication, Collaboration and Coalitions of Minds

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Public Books Public Books is an educational website featuring book and movie reviews, long-form magazine-style articles and "courses" designed to lead readers through a series of readings. See, for example, the Trump Syllabus 3.0