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Communication Research Guide

Web Resources

American Rhetoric

A site featuring hundreds of transcriptions,videos, and audioof famous speeches, definitions of rhetoric, and lists of communication journals.

Center for Media Literacy

The CML is an educational organization dedicated to the promotion of media literacy education. Features an overviewdefining media literacy in the 21st century and educational resources.

Critical Commons

Non-profit advocacy coalition that supports the use of media for scholarship, research, and teaching. Its goal is to establish new an innovative ways of tagging and annotating media to create new forms of electronic scholarship. The site features various clips and lectures, which focus on mass media and culture.

Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

The Federal Communications Commission regulates interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite, and cable in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and U.S. territories.

Google Scholar

_Google Scholar_ provides a search of scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources, including theses, books, articles and abstracts.

Nancy Duarte: The Secret of Great Talks

A free TED video on what makes great speeches. An interesting video for students wishing for help in their own speeches.

Purdue OWL: Logic in Argumentative Writing

A guide provided by Purdue University to assist students with creating logical arguments in their writing.