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Lives in Spartanburg County, South Carolina
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Putting It All Together: Website, Blog, Portfolio
Students will end the term with attention to their own personal websites. Students will refer to earlier work and previously supplied references , and will attend to course requirements for content. (See below.) (Students, consider the advice and guidelines...
Students will end the term with attention to their own personal websites. Students will refer to earlier work and previously supplied references, and will attend to course requirements for content. (See below.) (Students, con...
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Packaging for Presenting Yourself
Students in CM412 will be reviewing their personal/professional websites with a view to their use as "Personal Presentations" to potential employees and members of their future professional communities. Sources students will use include: http://www.huffingt...
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Removed: Connected, Disconnected, Addicted
Sample from Removed Exhibit by Eric Pickersgill I recently discovered Removed , a photography exhibition by Eric Pickersgill. In this collection, Pickersgill digitally "erased" the smartphones and tablets from the hand of his subjects in the images. To me, ...
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Mixing it up: Video Editing
Students will use Premiere Pro (and provided video, audio and photos) to recreate the 25-second introduction to a fictitious documentary called "Baseball: America's Pasttime." In doing so, students will demonstrate their learning of the program interface, i...
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Planning the Video Composition
This week, CM412 Students will write and storyboard a short piece they will do based on the "artifacts from the Future" exhibit in Winnie Davis Hall of History. Students will research one of several options ( Jetsons, Star Trek, Back to the Future, Isaac As...
This week, CM412 Students will write and storyboard a short piece they will do based on the "artifacts from the Future" exhibit in Winnie Davis Hall of History. Students will research one of several options (Jetsons, Star Tre...
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Mid-term Reviews
Students will prepare three (3) blogs to review their work thus far in CM412:  "Baseball" Sample and learning digital editing software (SHOW/EMBED the VIDEO)  Storyboards, Planning and Shooting for a project (SHOW/EMBED the STORYBOARDS)  "Artifacts from the...
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Just updated the website - if you teach (or are just interested in) digital literacy, multimodal composition, and communication, then you might find something useful.
RhetoricSoup is stocked with free resources, provoke discussions, encourage learning, and assist research for teachers, students and scholars working in rhetoric, communication, new media and digital literacy.
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A Project of Their Own!
Students will be writing, directing and producing a short 3-piece video on the "Artifacts from the Future" Exhibit . Their productions will each contain: an interview, a scripted selection performed by "talent," and a performance piece from the director! In...
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Lights, Camera, Direction, Production, Action!
This week, CM412 students will have completed their storyboards for the " Artifacts from the Future " shoot - a project in which they will: Direct a 2-person, 3-light Interview Shoot Conduct the interview Script and direct a colleague in an informational pi...
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Getting Started in 2016!
This weekend Digital Literacies students will accomplish the following: Set-up
a Blogger Blog (blogger.com) and do the following: Post
an introductory blog entry. Post
an entry that contains a photo AND an embedded video. Add
a Blog L...
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Speaking at Hub City Church in Spartanburg this Sunday, May 31 at 10am.  Most comfortable church seats in town - with cup holders for your coffee! (We meet in Regal Cinemas Spartan 16 Theaters!) Come as you are and join us.
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  • 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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Randy D. Nichols: The "McGyver" of Communication
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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 leader, imagineer, urban revitalization director, freight handler, writer, teacher, carpet cleaner, stock boy, maitre'd, conference speaker, and janitor - among other things....
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Ran the bases at "Field of Dreams," flew to Minneapolis with Paul Schaeffer, and rode on elevator with Richard Lanham.
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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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Spartanburg County, South Carolina
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Easley, SC - Belleville, NJ - Lakeland, FL - Sumter, SC - Cowpens, SC
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