Faculty Profile

Iftekhar Ahmed

Title
Associate Professor
Department
Communication Studies
College
College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

    

Education

PhD, Texas A&M University, 2009.
Major: Communication
Degree Specialization: Group/Organization/Technology
Dissertation Title: A study of the relationship of communication technology configurations in virtual research environments and effectiveness of collaborative research

Current Scheduled Teaching*

COMM 5120.001, Group Processes, Fall 1 2019 Syllabus
COMM 3920.201, Organizational Communication, Fall 1 2019 Syllabus
COMM 3920.202, Organizational Communication, Fall 1 2019 Syllabus
COMM 3920.801, Organizational Communication, Fall 1 2019 Syllabus

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

COMM 4800.001, Communication Internship, Summer 5W2 2019
COMM 3920.801, Organizational Communication, Summer 5W1 2019 Syllabus SPOT
COMM 5325.001, Communication Theory, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
COMM 3720.001, Small Group Communication, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
COMM 3720.201, Small Group Communication, Spring 2019 Syllabus
COMM 3720.202, Small Group Communication, Spring 2019 Syllabus
COMM 3920.001, Organizational Communication, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
COMM 4320.001, Virtual Gaming, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
COMM 3920.001, Organizational Communication, Summer 3W1 2018 Syllabus SPOT
COMM 5820.001, Seminar in Communication Processes, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
COMM 3720.001, Small Group Communication, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
COMM 3720.201, Small Group Communication, Spring 2018 Syllabus
COMM 3720.202, Small Group Communication, Spring 2018 Syllabus
COMM 4020.001, Communication Theory, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
COMM 3920.001, Organizational Communication, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
COMM 3920.201, Organizational Communication, Fall 2017 Syllabus
COMM 3920.202, Organizational Communication, Fall 2017 Syllabus
COMM 3920.501, Organizational Communication, Summer 3W1 2017 Syllabus SPOT
COMM 5325.001, Communication Theory, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
COMM 3720.001, Small Group Communication, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
COMM 3720.201, Small Group Communication, Spring 2017
COMM 3720.202, Small Group Communication, Spring 2017
COMM 4900.705, Special Problems, Spring 2017
COMM 4020.001, Communication Theory, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
COMM 3920.001, Organizational Communication, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
COMM 3920.201, Organizational Communication, Fall 2016
COMM 3920.202, Organizational Communication, Fall 2016
COMM 3920.001, Organizational Communication, Summer 3W1 2016 Syllabus SPOT
COMM 5950.755, Master's Thesis, Spring 2016
COMM 5820.001, Seminar in Communication Processes, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
COMM 4320.001, Virtual Gaming, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
COMM 4020.001, Communication Theory, Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT
COMM 5950.755, Master's Thesis, Fall 2015
COMM 5820.001, Seminar in Communication Processes, Fall 2015 SPOT
COMM 5325.001, Communication Theory, Spring 2015
COMM 3820.001, Social Media Perspectives, Spring 2015 Syllabus
COMM 4020.001, Communication Theory, Fall 2014 Syllabus
COMM 3920.001, Organizational Communication, Fall 2014 Syllabus
COMM 3920.201, Organizational Communication, Fall 2014
COMM 3920.202, Organizational Communication, Fall 2014
COMM 5920.705, Research Problems in Lieu of a Thesis, Summer 5W1 2014
COMM 5225.001, Interpersonal Communication, Spring 2014
COMM 5950.755, Master's Thesis, Spring 2014
COMM 3720.001, Small Group Communication, Spring 2014 Syllabus
COMM 5950.755, Master's Thesis, Fall 2013
COMM 5820.001, Seminar in Communication Processes, Fall 2013
COMM 4829.001, Topics in Interpersonal/Organizational Studies, Fall 2013 Syllabus
COMM 5325.001, Communication Theory, Spring 2013
COMM 5820.001, Seminar in Communication Processes, Fall 2012
COMM 4829.002, Topics in Interpersonal/Organizational Studies, Fall 2012 Syllabus

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

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Overall
Summative Rating
Challenge and
Engagement Index
Response Rate

out of 5

out of 7
%
of
students responded
  • Overall Summative Rating (median):
    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
    • The course as a whole was
    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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