Ph. D., University of Purdue, 1972
Dr. William Seiler, Professor, studies instructional communication from a variety of perspectives. His current interests centers around delivery systems in the introductory communication course and how pedagogy can influence classroom learning and interactions. He is the first in the discipline to incorporate the Personalized System of Instruction (PSI) into an introductory performance course. He has been the Director of the introductory communication course since 1972 and served as department chair from 1990 to 2011.
Seiler, B. & Beall, M. (2011). Communication: Making connections, 8th ed., Allyn & Bacon.
Seiler, B. & Braithwaite, C. (2008). Intercultural Communication Education for the 21st Century: Creating Virtual Global Classroom: Proceedings of the Pan Pacific Business Association.
Seiler, B., Becker, S. , Galvin, K., Huston, K., Friedrich, G., Pearson, J. & Trent, J. (2001). Making good tenure decisions. Journal of the Association of Communication Administrators.
Seiler, B. & Titsworth, S. (1999). Instructional strategies: The individual. In J. Daley, G. Friedrich, & A. Vangelisti, (Eds.), Teaching Communication. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.
- COMM 827: Introduction to Classroom Communication
- COMM 927A: Psychology of Instructional Communication
- COMM 927B: Instructional Communication Research
- COMM 927D: Special Topics in Instructional Communication
- COMM 109: Introduction to Human Communication
- COMM 209: Public Speaking
- COMM 210: Small Group Communication
- COMM 325: Interviewing