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. Textbook: (free versions of 2nd and 1st editions)
Stoner, M. (2020). Making Sense of Messages: A Critical Apprenticeship in Rhetorical Criticism, 2nd ed
Stoner, M. & Perkins, S. (2005) Making Sense of Messages: A Critical Apprenticeship in Rhetorical Criticism,1st ed.
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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: SP 2021 ComS 213 Seminar in Criticism
Coms 221 Instructional Communication Theory; ComS 222 Instructional Communication Practicum; ComS 207 Dyadic Communication 
     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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Listening to Students Project