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Randy Nichols
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Attended Clemson University
Lives in Easley, SC
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I'm worried about the great democratizing force of the web. Goodbye, Net Neutrality; Hello, Net Discrimination 
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Investigating Best Blogging Practices
Students will investigate a list of "Best Blogs of 2013" from DailyTekk - as well as TIME Magazine's list of "25 Best Bloggers of 2013." They will peruse the wide variety of blogs, observe how they function as a communication tool for a wide range of concer...
Students will investigate a list of "Best Blogs of 2013" from DailyTekk - as well as TIME Magazine's list of "25 Best Bloggers of 2013." They will peruse the wide variety of blogs, observe how they function as a communication...
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Get Your Act Together! (and your links, too)
As students work towards completing their Pecha Kucha presentations, they will be delving into many digital resources, ranging from video clips to informative blogs, from legal-use images to online magazine articles. How can they keep such disparate digital...
As students work towards completing their Pecha Kucha presentations, they will be delving into many digital resources, ranging from video clips to informative blogs, from legal-use images to online magazine articles. How can ...
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Speak to the Eyes: Visual Presentation
Yeah, PowerPoint can be pretty bad... but there is a reason for the badness. In class we discussed how new media literacies are formed via Remediation (Bolter & Grusin.) We also considered Marshall McLuhan's observation that, in its infancy, every new mediu...
Yeah, PowerPoint can be pretty bad... but there is a reason for the badness. In class we discussed how new media literacies are formed via Remediation (Bolter & Grusin.) We also considered Marshall McLuhan's observation that,...
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Movie Posters: Color, Type and Meaning-Making
CM 410 Students will adopt a book on digital literacies, social media, or design from the collection at Limestone's A.J Eastwood Library and will imagine the book being made into a movie . They will create iterations of three or more movie posters imagining...
CM 410 Students will adopt a book on digital literacies, social media, or design from the collection at Limestone's A.J Eastwood Library and will imagine the book being made into a movie. They will create iterations of three ...
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Your Accent Gives You Away
After a little while, those standing there went up to Peter and said, “Surely you are one of them; your accent gives you away.” Then he began to curse... - Matthew 26:73 This story tells us one thing: if you want to maintain anonymity and not be seen as an ...
After a little while, those standing there went up to Peter and said, “Surely you are one of them; your accent gives you away.” Then he began to curse... - Matthew 26:73 This story tells us one thing: if you want to maintain ...
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Putting Presentation Power To Work in a Pecha Kucha Package
Students will combine a number of techniques from class discussion and exercises, ranging from Garr Reynolds' Presentation Zen Tips to the Assertion-Evidence Approach (and much more) to create an engaging presentation in a "liberating constraint" called Pec...
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Photography: Making Your Own Images
Students will learn Digital Photography Principles from: Class Video Lectures (for which they will "live blog" their notes) National Geographic Photo Tips (which they will record the tips in their blogs) LifeHacker Technical Tips (which they will selectivel...
Students will learn Digital Photography Principles from: Class Video Lectures (for which they will "live blog" their notes) National Geographic Photo Tips (which they will record the tips in their blogs) LifeHacker Technical...
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Chair, Department of Communication
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  • Limestone College
    Chair, Dept. of Communication, 2011 - present
  • Clemson University
    Graduate Teaching Assistant, 2011
  • Rutgers University
    Writing Center
  • Essex County College
    Adjunct Faculty
  • Christy's Christmas
    Imagineer
  • Assemblies of God
    Minister
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Easley, SC
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Spartanburg County, South Carolina - Belleville, NJ - Lakeland, FL - Sumter, SC - Cowpens, SC
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The "McGyver" of Communication
Introduction
Randy is a speaker, writer, and teacher of Communications and Composition at Limestone College, where he serves as chair of the Department of Communications and Interdisciplinary Studies.He also holds the PhD. in Rhetorics, Communication and Information Design from Clemson University, the M.A. in English Literature from Rutgers-Newark, and a B.A. in pastoral theology from Southeastern University.

He has worked as a teacher, course developer, consultant, youth ministry leader, imagineer, urban revitalization director, freight handler, district youth director, writer, teacher, carpet cleaner, stock boy, maitre'd, conference speaker, and janitor - among other things....
Education
  • Clemson University
    PhD - Rhetorics, Communication, Information Design, 2011
  • Rutgers University
    M.A. English Literature
  • Southeastern University
    B.A. Bible & Theology
  • Broome High School
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