Courses 2016-2017

Course descriptions can be found on the Stanford Bulletin’s Explore Courses site.

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Autumn

Comm Title Instructor Units
1 Introduction to Communication Hancock, J. 5
104W Reporting, Writing, and Understanding the News Phillips, C. 5
124 Lies, Trust, and Tech (COMM 224) Hancock, J. 5
125 Perspectives on American Journalism (AMSTUD 125, COMM 225, 335) Hamilton, J. 5
131 Media Ethics and Responsibility (COMM 231) Glasser, T. 5
157 Information Control in Authoritarian Regimes (COMM 257, 357) Pan, J. 5
162 Campaigns, Voting, Media, and Elections (COMM 262) Iyengar, D. 5
224 Lies, Trust, and Tech (COMM 124) Hancock, J. 4
225 Perspectives on American Journalism (AMSTUD 125, COMM 125) Glasser, T. 4
257 Information Control in Authoritarian Regimes (COMM 157) Pan, J. 4
262 Campaigns, Voting, Media, and Elections (COMM 162) Iyengar, S. 4
273D Public Affairs Data Journalism I Nguyen, D. 4
275 Multimedia Storytelling: Reporting and Production Using Audio, Still Images, and Video Migielicz, G. 3-4
279 News Reporting & Writing Fundamentals Zacharia, J. 3-4
308 Graduate Seminar in Political Psychology (POLISCI 324) Krosnick, J. 1-3
311 Theory of Communication Reeves, B. 1-5
318 Quantitative Social Science Research Methods Krosnick, J. 1-5

Winter

Comm Title Instructor Units
104W Reporting, Writing, and Understanding the News Zacharia, J. 5
106 Communication Research Methods (COMM 206) Pan, J. 5
113 Computational Methods in the Civic Sphere (COMM 213) Nguyen, D. 5
116 Journalism Law (COMM 216) Wheaton, J. 5
142W Media Economics (COMM 242) Hamilton, J. 5
153 Political Campaigning in the Internet Age (COMM 253, POLISCI 120B) Persily, N. 5
166 Virtual People (COMM 266) Bailenson, J. 5
171 Moving Pictures: How the Web, Mobile and Tablets are Revolutionizing Video Journalism (COMM 271) Migielicz, G. 3-5
172 Media Psychology (COMM 272) Reeves, B. 5
177C Specialized Writing and Reporting: Environmental Journalism (COMM 277C, EARTHSYS 177C, EARTHSYS 277C) Hayden, T. 5
177D Specialized Writing and Reporting: Narrative Journalism (COMM 277D) Larson, C. 5
177S Specialized Writing and Reporting: Sports Journalism (COMM 277S) Pomerantz, G. 5
206 Communication Research Methods (COMM 106) Pan, J. 4
213 Computational Methods in the Civic Sphere (COMM 113) Nguyen, D. 4
216 Journalism Law (COMM 116) Wheaton, J. 4
242 Media Economics (COMM 142W) Hamilton, J. 4
253 Political Campaigning in the Internet Age (COMM 153) Persily, N. 4
266 Virtual People (COMM 166) Bailenson, J. 4
271 Moving Pictures: How the Web, Mobile and Tablets are Revolutionizing Video Journalism (COMM 171) Migielicz, G. 3-5
272 Media Psychology (COMM 172) Reeves, B. 4
274D Public Affairs Data Journalism II Phillips, C. 4
277C Specialized Writing and Reporting: Environmental Journalism (COMM 177C, EARTHSYS 177C, EARTHSYS 277C) Hawk 4
277D Specialized Writing and Reporting: Narrative Journalism (COMM 177D) Hawk 4
277S Specialized Writing and Reporting: Sports Journalism (COMM 177S) Pomerantz, G. 4
280 Virtual Reality Journalism in the Public Sphere Migielicz, G. 4
291 Graduate Journalism Seminar Phillips, C. & Zacharia, J. 1
301 Research and Pedagogy Bailenson, J. 1
308 Graduate Seminar in Political Psychology (POLISCI 324) Krosnick, J. 1-3
314 Ethnographic Methods Christin, A. 1-5
324 Language and Technology Hancock, J. 1-5
339 Questionnaire Design for Surveys and Laboratory Experiments Krosnick, J. 4
350 New Media and Journalism Christin, A. 1-5
360G Political Communication Iyengar, S. 3-5
382 Big Data and Causal Inference Pan, J. 1-5
384 Media Technology Theory (ARTHIST 465) Turner, F. 3-5

Spring

Comm Title Instructor Units
104W Reporting, Writing, and Understanding the News Larson, C. 5
108 Media Processes and Effects (COMM 208) Bailenson, J. 5
120 Digital Media in Society (COMM 220) Turner, F. 5
133 Need to Know: The Tension between a Free Press and National Security Decision Making (COMM 233) Taubman, P. 5
135 Deliberative Democracy and its Critics (AMSTUD 135, COMM 235, COMM 335, POLISCI 234P, POLISCI 334P) Fishkin, J. 3-5
154 The Politics of Algorithms (COMM 254) Christin, A. 5
164 The Psychology of Communication about Politics (COMM 264, POLISCI 124L, PSYCH 170) Krosnick, J. 3
176 Advanced Digital Media Production (COMM 276) Migielicz, G. 5
177A Computational Journalism (COMM 277A) Nguyen, D. 5
177E Telling the Story (COMM 277E) Kramon, G. 5
177I Becoming a Watchdog: Investigative Reporting Techniques (COMM 277I) Phillips, C. 5
177Y Foreign Correspondence (COMM 277Y) Zacharia, J. 5
208 Media Processes and Effects (COMM 108) Bailenson, J. 4
220 Digital Media in SOciety (COMM 120) Turner, F. 4
233 Need to Know: The Tension between a Free Press and National Security Decision Making (COMM 133) Taubman, P. 4
235 Deliberative Democracy and its Critics (AMSTUD 135, COMM 135, COMM 335, POLISCI 234P, POLISCI 334P) Fishkin, J. 3-5
254 The Politics of Algorithms (COMM 154) Christin, A. 4
264 The Psychology of Communication about Politics (COMM 164, POLISCI 126P) Krosnick, J. 3
276 Advanced Digital Media Production (COMM 176) Migielicz, G. 4
277A Computational Journalism (COMM 177A) Nguyen, D. 4
277I Becoming a Watchdog: Investigative Reporting Techniques (COMM 177I) Phillips, C. 4
277I Becoming a Watchdog: Investigative Reporting Techniques (COMM 277I) Phillips, C. 4
277Y Foreign Correspondence (COMM 177Y) Zacharia, J. 4
289P Journalism Thesis Nguyen, D., Phillips, C. 4
308 Graduate Seminar in Political Psychology (POLISCI 324) Krosnick, J. 1-3
326 Human Virtual Representation Bailenson, J. 1-5
372G Seminar in Psychological Processing Reeves, B. 1-5

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