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Nan Peck
Associate Professor
Communication Studies
Liberal Arts Division
Annandale Campus



Annandale Campus
McDiarmid Building, CM 306
703.323.4140 (I have voice mail.)

Office Hours: Afternoons and by appointment (see my teaching schedule)

M 1-2; T 3-4; R 1-4; and by appointment

Check here for my letter of introduction

Liberal Arts Division
Office and Mailbox CM 342
My blog: http://blogs.nvcc.edu/npeck/
Twitter.com @npeck
703.323.4248 (fax)

I serve as the chair of the Northern Regional Center for Teaching Excellence for the Virginia Community College System. Check out the Teaching Excellence blog for activities, http://blogs.nvcc.edu/teachingexcellence/


Spring 2015 Teaching Schedule

CST 110.05 TR 9:30-10:45
CST 110.15 MW 11-12:15
CST 126.01 MW 9:30-10:45
CST 227.01 MW 2-3:15
CST 229.03 TR 11-12:15

Blackboard Site, learn.vccs.edu

Here are courses I teach:
SPD 100 - Principles of Public Speaking
SPD 110 - Introduction to Speech Communication
SPD 115 - Small Group Communication
SPD 126 - Interpersonal Communication
SPD 227 - Business and Professional Communication
SPD 229 - Intercultural Communication

George Mason University
COMM 301.01 - Fundamentals of Interpersonal Communication
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I'm happy to help you navigate the process for earning your degree or discuss your plans for lifelong learning. If my schedule doesn't mesh with yours, consult with a Virtual Advisor, http://www.nvcc.edu/current-students/services-to-students/advising--counseling/index.html
Check out our Communication Studies blog, Communication Matters, http://blogs.nvcc.edu/communicationmatters/
Are you a communication major? If you're in good academic standing, join Sigma Chi Eta, the national honorary society for communication undergraduates. Learn more about NOVA's Alpha Alpha Chapter of Sigma Chi Eta. I am the chapter advisor.
Here are helpful sites:
Virtual Advising, http://www.nvcc.edu/current-students/services-to-students/advising--counseling/index.html
Advising, http://www.nvcc.edu/future-students/advising/index.html
Programs of Study,
Transfer planning, http://www.nvcc.edu/current-students/transfer/index.html
Career Services, http://www.nvcc.edu/current-students/career-services/index.html


Nan Peck
Liberal Arts Division
Annandale Campus
Northern Virginia Community College
8333 Little River Turnpike
Annandale, VA 22003

Updated December 16, 2014

NOVA Communication Matters blog, http://blogs.nvcc.edu/communicationmatters/
Blackboard Site, learn.vccs.edu
My Communication Labs Plus, www.nvcc.mylabsplus.com
Oral Communication Center, CM 363, AN, www.nvcc.edu/annandale/lrc/occ/
Principles of Public Speaking website (Nan Peck, old)
Allyn & Bacon website on public speaking (developed by NOVA's Terry Doyle and Nan Peck)
Conflict Management and Communication Skills website
Avoiding Death by PowerPoint, with Angela Gunder, http://www.adesinamedia.com/death-by-powerpoint/

PDF Handout: Preparing a Presentation
PDF Handout: Developing Your Speech Outline
PDF Handout: Levels of Communication
PDF Handout: Rules for Disagreements
PDF Handout: McCroskey's Self-Perceived Communication Competence Scale (SPCC)

Communication Theories and Concepts: 2-minute video interviews with NOVA's CST faculty

Power Up Your Pedagogy (PUP) 2013
Good and Plenty Icebreaker Exercises (PDF handout)
Engaging Students with Team Quizzes (PDF handout)
Cool Quizzes
- From PUP2007
Professional Organizations
Virginia Association of Communication Arts and Sciences
Eastern Communication Association
Southern States Communication Association
National Communication Association