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Tatyana Dumova has extensive teaching experience. She has taught a variety of communication courses in face-to-face, online, and hybrid (blended) instruction: visual communication, media effects, information society, international/intercultural communication, interpersonal communication, public speaking, senior portfolio, communication theory, mass communication research methods, visual communication technology, Web publishing, writing for multimedia and Web, desktop/electronic publishing, computer mediated publication, visual communication design, pringt graphics, new media applications, digital imaging, TV studio production, digital editing, intoroduction to multimedia, theory and practice of digital multimedia, advanced digital media, technology mediated communication, and communication, technology & culture.

She has been continuously involved with curriculum development designing new courses and programs.

Before coming to Point Park, Dumova served as deputy chair of curriculum committee for the School of Communication and Media Arts Coordinating Task Force at Montclair State University in New Jersey and co-chaired a curriculum committee at the University of North Dakota. At the University of North Dakota, Dumova received the 2006 Outstanding Teaching Award and was named Bush Teaching Scholar in 2007.

She was successful in developing a digital media course sequence at the University of North Dakota, designed a social media concentration for Montclair State University, and developed Point Park's M.A. in Communication Technology program.

Selected Course Syllabi

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Introduction to Multimedia
Writing for Multimedia
Multimedia Capstone
Web Publishing I
Survey of Mass Communication
Media Ethics and Responsibilities
Communication, Technology & Culture
Communication Theory
Applied Mass Communication Research Methods
Technology Mediated Communication
Desktop/Electronic Publishing
Print Graphics
Advertising and PR Graphics
Visual Communication Design
Computer Mediated Publication

Visual Communication
New Media Applications
Intercultural Communication
Nonverbal Communication
Fundamentals of Speech

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Digital Imaging
Photo Imaging
TV Studio Production
Electronic Field Production
Media Processes and Effects
Social Implications of an Information Society
Communication Research
Research Methods in Communication
Advanced Research Methods in Communication
Intercultural/International Communication
Fundamentals of Public Speaking
Interpersonal Communication
Senior Portfolio
Individual Readings and Research

New Electronic Media
Digital Editing
Introduction to Multimedia: Shooting and Editing Web Video
Everything You Need to Know about Web Video
Theory and Practice of Digital Multimedia
Advanced Digital Media Applications
Problems in Telecommunications


School of Communication, Point Park University
School of Communication and Media, Montclair State University
Communication Program, University of North Dakota
Department of Media Production and Studies, Bowling Green State University

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