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Dr. Dudley B. Turner

Interim Dean, College of Creative & Professional Arts

Students I have taught span from junior high to graduate students, and include business college, community college, and university settings.

                art by Maggie Turner     Zippy-s

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Scheduled to teach Spring 2012:

  • Survey of Communication Theory
  • Communication in Organizations

I often teach these undergraduate classes:

  • Student Success Seminar
  • Persuasion
  • Interviewing
  • Business & Professional Speaking
  • Effective Oral Communication
  • Introduction to Public Speaking

and these graduate classes:

  • Communication Pedagogy
  • Intro. to Graduate Studies in Communication
  • Empirical Research

Distance Education Conference

I completed my Professional Certificate of Distance Education from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and recommend the Distance Education and Learning Conference, at Madison, WI, every August.  See the DL Conference web site:

Where did I learn all this?

B.A. in Speech and Drama, Secondary Education, Asbury College, Wilmore, KY

M.A. in Communication and Rhetoric, The University of Akron, Akron, OH

Ph.D. in Organizational Communication, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 

                             You may be asking:  “How can I contact this person?”

There are several ways:

  • Phone the office: (330) 972-6518
  • E-mail me: Dr. Dudley Turner (
  • You could also stop in my office to see if I am in: Kolbe Hall 105A
  • See me in Second Life (Dudley Dreamscape)

OR, you could write to me "snail mail":

  • The University of Akron, Akron, OH 44325-1003

last updated Sept., 2011
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