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CAS doctoral student featured in Communication Currents

Nhung Vu, a first year doctoral student in CAS, recently had an article featured in Communication Currents, which is an outlet that distills research reports for a wider audience. Her study examines how different types of social interdependence in the classroom (i.e., competition, cooperation, and individualistic) affects students’ feelings toward their instructor and class content, as well as perceptions of classroom climate, their motivation, and their communication apprehension. This paper won a top paper in the Master's Education Section at the NCA 2020 Annual Conference and is published in Communication EducationYou can read the piece at Communication Currents here:  https://www.natcom.org/communication-currents/balancing-individualistic-and-cooperative-activities-may-be-recipe-student