Communications Teachers, Postsecondary


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.
Also called: Communication Instructor, Communication Professor, Instructor, Professor

Knowledge:

    Arts and Humanities
  • English language
  • philisophy and religion
    Education and Training
  • teaching and course design
    Communications
  • multimedia
    Math and Science
  • psychology

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
  • reading work related information
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
    Social
  • teaching people how to do something
  • understanding people's reactions

Abilites:

    Verbal
  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say
    Ideas and Logic
  • make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information
  • use rules to solve problems

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include helping people, teaching, and talking.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Dependability
  • Independence
  • Concern for Others
  • Integrity
  • Self Control
  • Innovation

Technology:

    Computer based training software
  • Blackboard Learn
  • Desire2Learn
    Video creation and editing software
  • Apple Final Cut Pro
  • Avid Technology Media Composer
    Music or sound editing software
  • Adobe Systems Adobe Audition
  • Audacity

Education:

    master's degree
    doctoral degree
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