Faculty Profile

John Allison

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

    

Education

PhD, Louisiana State University, 1988.
Major: Speech Communication
Dissertation Title: The Temporality of Mediacy: The Time of Narrators in Short, First-Person Fiction
MA, University of North Carolina, 1985.
Major: Speech Communication
BA, University of South Florida, 1980.
Major: Speech/English Education

Current Scheduled Teaching*

No current or future courses scheduled.

* 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 4065.001, 20th Century Performance Styles, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
COMM 4900.701, Special Problems, Spring 2019
COMM 3260.001, Storytelling, Narrative, & Everyday Life, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
COMM 4160.001, Intertextuality & Performance, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
COMM 5165.001, Performance & U.S. Southern Culture, Fall 2018 SPOT
COMM 5930.701, Research Problems in Lieu of a Thesis, Fall 2018
COMM 5950.751, Master's Thesis, Spring 2018
COMM 5460.001, Narrative Theory, Spring 2018 SPOT
COMM 3260.001, Storytelling, Narrative, & Everyday Life, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
COMM 5560.001, 20th Century Theory & Practice in Performance Studies, Fall 2017 SPOT
COMM 4160.001, Intertextuality & Performance, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
COMM 5950.751, Master's Thesis, Fall 2017
COMM 3260.001, Storytelling, Narrative, & Everyday Life, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
COMM 4065.001, 20th Century Performance Styles, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
COMM 5930.701, Research Problems in Lieu of a Thesis, Spring 2017
COMM 5900.701, Special Problems, Spring 2017
COMM 4160.001, Intertextuality & Performance, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
COMM 5950.751, Master's Thesis, Fall 2016
COMM 5165.001, Performance & U.S. Southern Culture, Fall 2016 SPOT
COMM 5900.701, Special Problems, Fall 2016
COMM 3260.002, Storytelling, Narrative, & Everyday Life, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
COMM 5860.001, Seminar in Performance Studies, Fall 2015 SPOT
COMM 3260.002, Storytelling, Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT
COMM 4869.001, Topics in Performance Studies, Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT
COMM 5481.701, Graduate Internship, Spring 2015
COMM 5460.001, Narrative Theory, Spring 2015
COMM 5930.700, Research Problems in Lieu of a Thesis, Fall 2014
COMM 5930.701, Research Problems in Lieu of a Thesis, Fall 2014
COMM 5860.001, Seminar in Performance Studies, Fall 2014
COMM 4900.700, Special Problems, Fall 2014
COMM 5950.750, Master's Thesis, Summer 5W1 2014
COMM 5900.700, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2014
COMM 5900.700, Special Problems, Summer 3W1 2014
COMM 5481.701, Graduate Internship, Spring 2014
COMM 5950.751, Master's Thesis, Spring 2014
COMM 5860.002, Seminar in Performance Studies, Spring 2014
COMM 5481.700, Graduate Internship, Fall 2013
COMM 5460.001, Narrative Theory, Fall 2013
COMM 5930.700, Research Problems in Lieu of a Thesis, Fall 2013
COMM 4900.701, Special Problems, Fall 2013
COMM 5481.700, Graduate Internship, Summer 5W1 2013
COMM 4900.700, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2013
COMM 4900.700, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2013
COMM 5950.751, Master's Thesis, Spring 2013
COMM 5860.001, Seminar in Performance Studies, Spring 2013
COMM 4900.701, Special Problems, Spring 2013
COMM 5950.751, Master's Thesis, Fall 2012
COMM 5900.701, Special Problems, Fall 2012
COMM 5481.700, Graduate Internship, Summer 5W2 2012
COMM 5950.750, Master's Thesis, Summer 5W1 2012
COMM 5950.751, Master's Thesis, Spring 2012
COMM 4260.001, Performance and Culture, Spring 2012 Syllabus
COMM 5480.701, Practicum, Spring 2012
COMM 5930.701, Research Problems in Lieu of a Thesis, Spring 2012
COMM 5950.750, Master's Thesis, Fall 2011
COMM 5460.002, Narrative Theory, Fall 2011 Syllabus
COMM 5930.700, Research Problems in Lieu of a Thesis, Fall 2011
COMM 5930.701, Research Problems in Lieu of a Thesis, Fall 2011
COMM 5481.700, Graduate Internship, Summer 5W1 2011
COMM 5950.750, Master's Thesis, Summer 5W1 2011
COMM 5860.001, Seminar in Performance Studies, Spring 2011
COMM 4869.001, Topics in Performance Studies, Fall 2010 Syllabus
COMM 5930.700, Research Problems in Lieu of a Thesis, Summer 5W1 2010
COMM 5900.700, Special Problems, Summer 3W1 2010
COMM 5950.751, Master's Thesis, Spring 2010
COMM 5460.001, Narrative Theory, Spring 2010
COMM 5930.701, Research Problems in Lieu of a Thesis, Spring 2010
COMM 3010.001, Communication Perspectives, Fall 2009
COMM 5950.750, Master's Thesis, Fall 2009
COMM 5950.751, Master's Thesis, Fall 2009
COMM 5950.750, Master's Thesis, Summer 5W1 2009
COMM 5930.700, Research Problems in Lieu of a Thesis, Summer 5W2 2009
COMM 4900.701, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2009
COMM 4900.701, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2009
COMM 5900.700, Special Problems, Summer 3W1 2009
COMM 5900.700, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2009
COMM 5900.701, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2009
COMM 3010.001, Communication Perspectives, Spring 2009
COMM 3010.001, Communication Perspectives, Fall 2008
COMM 5080.001, Introduction to Graduate Study and Research in Communication Studies, Fall 2008
COMM 5481.700, Graduate Internship, Summer 5W1 2008
COMM 5950.750, Master's Thesis, Summer 5W1 2008
COMM 5950.750, Master's Thesis, Summer 5W2 2008
COMM 5950.750, Master's Thesis, Summer 3W1 2008
COMM 5930.700, Research Problems in Lieu of a Thesis, Summer 5W2 2008
COMM 5930.700, Research Problems in Lieu of a Thesis, Summer 3W1 2008
COMM 5900.700, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2008
COMM 5900.700, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2008
COMM 3010.001, Communication Perspectives, Spring 2008
COMM 3010.001, Communication Perspectives, Fall 2007
COMM 5080.001, Introduction to Graduate Study and Research in Communication Studies, Fall 2007
COMM 3010.001, Communication Perspectives, Summer 10W 2007
COMM 5950.751, Master's Thesis, Summer 5W2 2007
COMM 4900.700, Special Problems, Summer 3W1 2007
COMM 4900.700, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2007
COMM 5900.701, Special Problems, Summer 3W1 2007
COMM 5900.702, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2007
COMM 3010.001, Communication Perspectives, Spring 2007
COMM 5460.001, Narrative Theory, Spring 2007
COMM 2060.001, Performance of Literature, Spring 2007
COMM 2060.201, Performance of Literature, Spring 2007
COMM 2060.202, Performance of Literature, Spring 2007
COMM 2060.203, Performance of Literature, Spring 2007
COMM 3010.001, Communication Perspectives, Fall 2006
COMM 1440.003, Honors Classical Argument, Fall 2006
COMM 5080.001, Introduction to Graduate Study and Research in Communication Studies, Fall 2006
COMM 5900.706, Special Problems, Fall 2006
COMM 5930.701, Research Problems in Lieu of a Thesis, Summer 5W1 2006
COMM 5900.701, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2006
COMM 3010.001, Communication Perspectives, Spring 2006
COMM 5950.751, Master's Thesis, Spring 2006
COMM 3010.001, Communication Perspectives, Fall 2005
COMM 5950.751, Master's Thesis, Fall 2005
COMM 5910.701, Special Problems, Fall 2005
COMM 3010.001, Communication Perspectives, Summer 8W1 2005
COMM 5950.701, Master's Thesis, Summer 5W1 2005
COMM 5950.710, Master's Thesis, Summer 5W1 2005
COMM 5950.751, Master's Thesis, Spring 2005
COMM 2060.002, Performance of Literature, Spring 2005
COMM 2060.204, Performance of Literature, Spring 2005
COMM 2060.205, Performance of Literature, Spring 2005
COMM 2060.206, Performance of Literature, Spring 2005
COMM 5920.700, Research Problems in Lieu of a Thesis, Spring 2005
COMM 5860.001, Seminar in Performance Studies, Spring 2005
COMM 4900.701, Special Problems, Spring 2005
COMM 5900.701, Special Problems, Spring 2005
COMM 3010.001, Communication Perspectives, Fall 2004
COMM 5950.751, Master's Thesis, Fall 2004
COMM 4260.001, Performance and Culture, Fall 2004
COMM 2060.001, Performance of Literature, Fall 2004
COMM 5860.001, Seminar in Performance Studies, Fall 2004
COMM 5900.701, Special Problems, Fall 2004

* 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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