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EIU Department of Communication Studies

Faculty and Staff Listing

Rodney K Marshall, Ph.D., Associate Professor

Office: 1763 - Coleman Hall
Phone: 217-581-2016 (messages)
Fax: 217-581-5718
Spring 2018 Office Hours

Tuesday and Thursday:  8:30 - 9:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m. -  12:30 p.m.
Wenesday:  8:30 a.m. to noon

Frequently Taught Courses

 Public Speaking
Communication and Conflict
Interpersonal Communication
Advanced Public Speaking
Communication Theory
Applied Communication
CMC I (formerly High Tech Communication)
Introduction to Speech Communication - Honors Class
Computer-mediated Communication -  Graduate Class
Communication Research
Communication Pedogogy - Graduate Class


Ph. D. in Information Science & Communication Studies

August, 2001
University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

Master of Arts in Communication Studies

August, 1996
Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX
Master of Education specializing in Special Education
December, 1992
Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX

Bachelor of Science in Education

Bachelor of Arts

December, 1990
Lubbock Christian University, Lubbock, TX

Professional Organizations

National Communication Association (NCA)
            Human Communication & Technology Division (HCTD)
                        Co-Chair (2008-2009)
                        Co-Vice Chair, Programs (2007-2008)
                        Co-Vice Chair, Publication (2006-2007)
                        Co-Vice Chair, Membership (2005-2006)
                        Reader (2012 to present)
            Communication Education
            Instructional Division

Speakers Bureau

For more information, please visit the Speakers Bureau Webpage.

Information Literacy, developed a survey for Information Competency (the skills needed to be information literacy)

Selected Conference Presentations

Dissertation (2001)
An Examination of two methods used in teaching the Public Speaking class, traditional and online-assisted:  Are the outcomes the same?, Committee members included:  Michelle T. Violanti, Ph. D. (chair), John W. Haas, Ph. D., Carol Tenopir, Ph. D., N. Douglas Raber, Ph. D., Mark M. Miller, Ph. D.
Thesis (1996)
Communication Apprehension and Retention of College Students: A Focus Group Study, Committee members included: Robert Stewart, Ed. D. (chair), David Roach, Ed. D., Bolanle Olaniran, Ph. D.

Publication & Research

Sowa, C.M.Q., & Marshall, R.K. (2013). Did u get my txt msg?: Graduate students' text messaging uses and gratifications.  International Journal of Interactive Communication Systems and Technologies.  In press.

Marshall, R. K. (2006). An instrument to measure information competency. The Journal of Literacy and Technology: An Academic Journal . Retrieved July 13, 2006 from
Marshall, R. K.  & Violanti, M. T., (2005).  Individual conferencing and the Public Speaking Class.  The Basic Communication Course Annual, 17, 188-217.
Book Insertions
Marshall, R.  (2010).  Appendix 1:  Information competency assessment instrument.  In Welsh, T. S. & Wright, M. S. (eds.) Information Literacy in the Digital Age: An Evidence-based Approach (pp. 147-149).  Oxford, UK: Chandos Publishing.
Book Reviews
Marshall, R. K.  (2007).  Laptops and Literacy:  Learning in the Wireless Classroom. (book review).  The Journal of Literacy and Technology, 8(1) at
Marshall, R. K.  (October, 2002).  Cyberlines:  Languages and cultures of the Internet. (book review).  Retrieved October 20, 2002 from
Conference Presentation Published
Marshall, R. (1999). Rhetoric and Policy: How is it being used regarding pornography on the Internet?  Proceedings of the 62nd ASIS Annual Meeting Knowledge: Creation, Organization and Use. October 31 - November 4, 1999, 280-291.
Marshall, R. (1998). Korean Students and Information Seeking in American Universities. (abstract).  The Canadian Journal of Information and Library Science, 23(2): 48. Available WWW:

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Department of Communication Studies

Coleman Hall 1260
600 Lincoln Ave Charleston, IL 61920
Fax: 217-581-5718

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