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Communications Teachers, Postsecondary
District Of Columbia

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Teach courses in communications, such as organizational communications, public relations, radio television broadcasting, and journalism. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

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Currently Employed: 480

Projected Annual Job Openings: 10

Typical Hourly Wage: Not Available

Typical Annual Salary: $59,100 - $101,200

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Typical education needed for entry: Doctoral or professional degree

Typical work experience needed for a job in this occupation: None

Typical on-the-job training once you have a job in this occupation: None

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typical job duties

  • Evaluate and grade students' class work, assignments, and papers.
  • Prepare and deliver lectures to undergraduate or graduate students on topics such as public speaking, media criticism, and oral traditions.
  • Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions.
  • Compile, administer, and grade examinations, or assign this work to others.
  • Maintain student attendance records, grades, and other required records.
  • Maintain regularly scheduled office hours to advise and assist students.
  • Prepare course materials such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts.
  • Plan, evaluate, and revise curricula, course content, course materials, and methods of instruction.
  • Advise students on academic and vocational curricula and on career issues.
  • Keep abreast of developments and technological advances in the communication field by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, and participating in professional conferences.

tools & technology


Tools:
  • Audio mixing consoles
  • Digital camcorders or video cameras
  • Microphones
  • Multimedia projectors
  • Portable data input terminals

Technology:
  • Computer based training software
  • Information retrieval or search software
  • Music or sound editing software
  • Video creation and editing software
  • Word processing software

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