Communications Masters Projects, 1969-2002

Overview of the Collection

Communications Masters Projects
1969-2002 (inclusive)
1 Linear feet of shelf space, (1 box)
Collection Number
Archives 295 (collection)
Washington State University's Department of Communications was formed in 1964 by the merging of the Journalism Department and the broadcasting courses offered by the Speech Department. The collection consists of individual Masters Projects conducted by students in WSU's Communications program.
Washington State University Libraries' Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections (MASC)
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections
Terrell Library Suite 12
Pullman, WA
Telephone: 509-335-6691
Access Restrictions

This collection is open and available for research use.


Historical NoteReturn to Top

Washington State University's Department of Communications was formed in 1964 by the merging of the Journalism Department and the broadcasting courses offered by the Speech Department. In 1990 it became the Murrow School of Communications, and in 2008 it was renamed as the Edward R. Murrow College of Communications.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The collection consists of individual Masters Projects conducted by students in WSU's Communications program. The projects in this collection had been compiled and stored by the graduate program in Communications, and are far from a comprehensive set. Masters theses are not here; those can be found within the WSU Libraries' book collections.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Copyright restrictions may apply.

Preferred Citation

[Item Description] Communications Masters Projects, 1969-2002 (UA 295)

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


The collection is organized in one series, alphabetically by authors.

Acquisition Information

These records were donated to the Washington State University Libraries by Tami Vik of the Washington State University Murrow College of Communications on July 1st, 2010 (UA2010-06).

Processing Note

This collection was processed by University Archivist Mark O'English in November of 2010, with University of Idaho graduate student Timothy Mace.

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Container(s) Description
1 Conrad, Jane Patricia The Application of Televised Film Animation to Children's Environmental Awareness 1981
1 Cooper, Noah The Creation and Production of Inland Close-up, a Public Affairs Television Program June 1995
1 Cornish, Claudia Kay Teaching Assistant Handbook August 1989
1 DeMiero, Vincent F. News Now: A Business Plan for an Hourly Newspaper December 1991
1 Dugaw, Michael J. An Investigation of the Contents of Debate Ballots: A Pilot Study 1970
1 Fisher, Ronald R. A Survey of High School Forensic Coaching Practices in Montana 1973
1 Goh, Jenny Understanding English Communication Anxiety Among Oriental Students December 1990
1 Haapanen, Lawrence W. Public Relations and the New Politics. Speech 702 [1974]
1 Hust, Stacey J.T. Filling the Gap: A Proposal to Create a Politically Empowering Women's Magazine October 1999
1 Johnson, John W. Humor as an Aid to Persuasion in Theory, Experiment, and Practice Summer 1975
1 Johnson, Scott Raymond Media Influence as a tool for Prevention of Alcohol-Related Problems in University Students August 1998
1 Jones, Connie Media Preference in Political Campaigns: A Rhetorical Analysis 1980
1 Keim, Elissa Christine Braico Interpersonal Communication Apprehension in Initial Interactions and Self-Efficacy December 1994
1 Lamonica, Keith Ernest The Federal Communications Commission Broadcast Licensing Process: A Broadcaster's Guide for Overcoming the Bureaucratic Obstacles April 1999
1 Linvill, Laurie Gay Nonverbal Communication as Related in the Texts of Mass Media News Reports: A Case Study 1978
1 Liu, Yu-Li Evolution in the Perception of the Need for the Fairness Doctrine: Description and Analysis 1983
1 McDonald, Malcolm G. A Proposed Program of Instruction for Washington State University Army ROTC Cadets on the Subject of Leadership. Directed Special Study for Speech 702 [ca. 1973]
1 McMakin, Andrea Herb Campain to Promote Energy Conservation at a Military Base in Washington State December 1999
1 Miller, Gail Pacific Northwest Poets in Performance 1979
1 Milne, Craig Andrew A Comparative Study of Selected Departments of Speech 1973
1 Murphy, Sister Nora Design for a Communication Arts Program for use in Marymount Academy Tacoma, Washington 1970
1 Murray, Patricia The Attorney's Guide to Effective Communication with the Cross-Cultural Client May 1991
1 Nakata, Stephen J. Creating a New Minority Student Search Piece for Washington State University December 1992
1 Neff, Terry David A Parent Adolescent Communication Workshop Facilitating Family Communication 1976
1 O'Donnell, Michael J. A Study of Television, The Need for Companionship and Para-Social Interaction July 1976
1 Owen, Michael L. The Creation, Implementation, and Evaluation of a Hybrid General Education Core Course for Lewis-Clark State College May 2001
1 Pelt, Lenny Van Persuasion in Legal Procedure: A Synthesis from Aricles in Selected Legal Journals 1983
1 Ruidl, Richard Alan Japan's Public Broadcasting Experiment The Development of Nippon Hoso Kyokai August 1973
1 Schreck, Sherry Lee An Investigation of the Effectiveness of Oral Interpretation in Inducing Attitude Change 1971
1 Stanik, Noah B. Definite Porn: A Documentary Project. Includes VHS tape April 1999
1 Stevenson, Jeffery Wallace Developing Training for Student Conflict Managers at Washington State University April 1994
1 Syme, Jeremy T. An Analysis of Major Donors to Washington State University 1998
1 Tang, Ying Our Daughters are from China April 2002
1 Woodbury, Dorothy Jean A Four-Event Speech Competition Amoung the Tri-County Schools 1969

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Communication.
  • Journalism.
  • Mass media.

Other Creators

  • Corporate Names
    • Washington State University. Edward R. Murrow College of Communication. (creator)