Following the advice of public health officials, Carleton University has closed all non-essential on-campus services. Please visit Carleton’s COVID-19 information website for more information.

Communication and Media Studies is operating online and staff are working remotely. This is in keeping with public health guidelines designed to slow the spread of COVID-19 in Ottawa and across the country. As a result, all fall and winter term courses will be running on an online format.

However, we are available to assist you via email and will make every effort to respond to your inquiries as soon as possible. For support, please contact us at communication@carleton.ca. We are scheduling virtual advising sessions for urgent matters that cannot be addressed via email.

We remain committed to delivering high-quality education to our students and have created Course Specific Details to inform you of course delivery methods:

Note: This page will be continuously updated.

Course Code

Course Title

Instructor

Details – Subject to Change

COMS 1002A Current Issues in COMS Vincent Andrisani Asynchronous Delivery: Class time will be used for live office hours session. This course will be supported by Peer Assisted Study Sessions (PASS). Further information here: https://carleton.ca/csas/pass.

Tutorials delivered asynchronously as well.

COMS 1002B Current Issues in COMS Vincent Andrisani Asynchronous Delivery: Class time will be used for live office hours session. This course will be supported by Peer Assisted Study Sessions (PASS). Further information here: https://carleton.ca/csas/pass.

Tutorials delivered asynchronously as well.

COMS 1002C Current Issues in COMS Ira Wagman Asynchronous Delivery: This course offers weekly readings and students will select from a range of assignments and short quizzes for evaluation. There will be no recorded lectures each week the instructor will post written remarks to guide students through the readings. Professor meets with students by appointment. This course will be supported by Peer Assisted Study Sessions (PASS). Further information here: https://carleton.ca/csas/pass.
COMS 2003 Theoretical Foundations in COMS Hannah Dick Asynchronous Delivery: Scheduled meeting time will be for will be used for assignment deadlines. There are no exams in this course. Tutorial will not meet synchronously.
COMS 2004 Intro to COMS Research Emily Hiltz Asynchronous Delivery: Scheduled time will be used for office hours.
COMS 2300 Communication as Propaganda Kathy Dobson Asynchronous Delivery: Scheduled time will be used for office hours.
COMS 2500 Communication and Science Sheryl Hamilton Asynchronous Delivery: Combining recorded lectures and workshops. The professor will be available during office hours and by appointment as necessary. There will be weekly activities and work to complete.
COMS 2501 Media Law Sherri Beattie Blended Delivery: some lectures will be live at stated times.
COMS 2504 Language and Communication Sherri Beattie Blended Delivery: some lectures will be live at stated times.
COMS 3001 Quantitative Research in

Communication

Andre Turcotte Blended Delivery: This will be a blend of synchronous and asynchronous lectures.
COMS 3002 Qualitative Research in Communication Emily Hiltz Asynchronous Delivery: Scheduled time will be used for office hours.
COMS 3108 Media Industries and the Network Society Dwayne Winseck Synchronous Delivery: This course will be taught using lectures and group learning approaches. Attendance at scheduled class times will be essential for many components of the course.
COMS 3109 Communication, Culture and Identity Melodie Cardin Blended Delivery: The class will meet synchronously although perhaps not every week; attendance at synchronous sessions will not be recorded, nor will participation in synchronous sessions be graded; synchronous meetings with the class will not be recorded or circulated.
COMS 3302 Political Communication Hannah Dick Asynchronous Delivery: Scheduled meeting time will be used as a deadline for assignments, quizzes, and exams. Meeting time will be used for Tests/Midterms.
COMS 3308 Critical Studies of Consumer Culture Lisa Sumner Blended Delivery: Course is taught asynchronously. Four OPTIONAL synchronous sessions for review and test/assignment preparation are offered per term.
COMS 3310 Critical Perspectives of Public Relations Simon Vodrey Asynchronous Delivery: Lecture content posted by scheduled lecture times/dates; digital office hours held twice per week.
COMS 3311 Media and Communication in Regional Contexts Susana Vargas Cervantes To be confirmed
COMS 3400 Ethical Controversies in Media and Communication Ira Wagman Blended Delivery: Course will feature optional sessions featuring discussions between students and Professor on course readings on dates specified on course outline. Weekly readings will be accompanied by written remarks to assist students through material. No lectures will be recorded for this class
COMS 3403 Communication, Technology and Culture Tracey Lauriault Synchronous Delivery: In-class participation & engagement is graded, there is no midterm nor final exam but there is a series of small and theoretically informed applied and relevant assignments. There will be a community partner.
COMS 3410 Visual Media and Communication Sarah Smith Blended Delivery: Mixture of synchronous and asynchronous activities.
COMS 3500 Current Issues in Communication and

Media Theory

Liam Young Asynchronous Delivery: Scheduled time will be used for office hours.
COMS 4004 Communication and Discourse Lowell Gasoi Asynchronous Delivery: The course will be delivered online with video lectures and opportunities for class discussion.
COMS 4313 Screen Studies David Jackson Blended Delivery: Asynchronous material supplemented by short weekly synchronous meetings on Zoom.
COMS 4315 Communication and the Built Environment Ross Eaman Blended Delivery: Instructional modules with videos, weekly exercises, and two related written assignments. A mixture of instructional modules, exercises, and live help sessions and discussion.
COMS 4316 Indigenous Media in Global Contexts Miranda Brady Blended Delivery: Mixture of synchronous and asynchronous activities.
COMS 4317 Digital Media and Global Network

Society

Sabrina Wilkinson Asynchronous Delivery: Online drop-in office hours will be held twice per week. The instructor is also available to meet with students online by appointment outside of these times. Scheduled course start time will be used for assignment deadlines.
COMS 4403 Digital Media Industries Dwayne Winseck Synchronous Delivery: This course will be taught using lectures and group learning approaches. Attendance at scheduled class times will be essential for many components of the course.
COMS 4410 Mobile Media Liam Young Asynchronous Delivery: Scheduled time will be used for office hours.
COMS 4412 Game Studies Jenna Stidwell Asynchronous Delivery: Lectures will be pre-recorded and made available through cuLearn.
COMS 4501 Digital Media Practice Vincent Andrisani Blended Delivery: A combination of synchronous and asynchronous sessions.
COMS 4502 Storytelling in the Digital Age Kathy Dobson Asynchronous Delivery: Scheduled time will be used for office hours.
COMS 4504 Engaging the Public: Stakeholders, Participation and Consultation Laurie-Anne Kempton To be confirmed
COMS 4505 Professional Writing and Speaking Sabrina Wilkinson Blended Delivery: This workshop course will include asynchronous lectures and synchronous discussions and hands-on activities.
COMS 4602 Children, Youth and Media Jennifer Boland Blended Delivery: Lectures delivered during scheduled time and recorded and uploaded; students will have the option to participate either synchronously or asynchronously.
COMS 4603 Diaspora and Communication Karim Karim Synchronous Delivery: All class sessions of this course and other interactions with the instructor will be conducted synchronously through Zoom.
COMS 4604 Media, Gender and Sexuality Emily Hiltz Synchronous Delivery: Participation encouraged and evaluated classes will be recorded.
COMS 4605 Media, Race and Ethnicity Ghadah Alrasheed Blended Delivery: This is an online course with a mixture of synchronous meetings and asynchronous lectures and activities Students will meet online via the web conferencing tool of BigBlueButton on Thursdays at 8:00 pm till 8:55 PM.
COMS 4606 Global Media and Pop Culture Mark Allen Synchronous Delivery: Classes will be recorded and made available for students. Participation evaluated.
COMS 4607 Communication and Food Myriam Duroucher Synchronous Delivery: Participation encouraged and evaluated. Classes will not be recorded.
COMS 4800A PR & Social Issues Bernard Gauthier Blended Delivery: Lectures will be pre-recorded and small group discussions will be held each week synchronously. There will be small group discussions each week of the course; these will be synchronous. The lecture portion will be asynchronous and available to students via cuLearn each week.
COMS 4800D Communication, Music and Regulation Allison Catherine Synchronous Delivery: Class discussions; Students presentations on topics & course readings on specific dates; participation encouraged & evaluated; weekly lectures are not recorded. Lectures accompanied by written remarks.
COMS 4800E Sports and Media Liam Young Blended Delivery: Asynchronous material supplemented by periodic synchronous meetings on Zoom.