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Simonds, C. J., Hunt, S. K., & Simonds, B. K. (Fall, 2008). Communication as Critical Inquiry: Becoming critical producers and consumers of messages. Boston, MA: Pearson Custom Publishing.
Cooper, P. J., Calloway-Thomas, C., & Simonds, C. J. (2007). Intercultural communication: A text with readings. Needham Heights, MA: Allyn & Bacon.
Cooper, P. J., & Simonds, C. J. (2007). Communication for the classroom teacher, (8th ed.).Needham Heights, MA: Allyn & Bacon.
Mazer, J. P., Hunt, S. K., & Simonds, C. J. (2008). Incorporating critical thinking instructional strategies in the basic communication course. In Hugenburg, L. W., Morreale, S., Worley, D. W., Hugenberg, B., & Worley, D. A. (Eds.). Best practices in the basic communication course: A training manual for instructors. (pp. 81-90). Dubuque, IA: Kendall-Hunt Publishing Company
Simonds, C. J. & Cawyer, C. (2003). Communication education. In Moffit, M., Baldwin, J., & Perry, S. (Eds.). Communication theories for everyday life. Needham Heights, MA: Allyn & Bacon.
Hinchliffe, L. J., Kubiak, C., Hunt, S. K., & Simonds, C. J. (2002). What students really cite: Findings from a content analysis of first-year student bibliographies. In J. K. Nims, R. Baier, R. Bullard, & E. Owen (Eds.), Integrating information literacy into the college experience (pp. 69-74). Ann Arbor, MI: Pierian Press.
Simonds, C. J., & Cooper, P. J. (2000). Communication and gender in the classroom. In Arliss, L., & Borisoff, D. (Eds.) Women and men communicating: Challenges and changes, (2nd ed.). Orlando, FL: Holt, Rinehart and Winston.
Hunt, S. K., Simonds, C. J., & Simonds, B. K. (2009, accepted, in process). Uniquely qualified, distinctively competent: Delivering 21st century skills in the basic course. Basic Communication Course Annual, 21.
Meyer, K. R., Hunt, S. K., Comadena, M. E., Simonds, C. J., Simonds, B. K., & Baldwin, J. R. (2008, accepted, in process). Assessing classroom management training for basic course instructors. Basic Communication Course Annual, 20.
Comadena, M., Hunt, S., & Simonds, C. (2007). The Effects of Teacher Clarity, Nonverbal Immediacy, and Caring on Student Motivation, Affective- and Cognitive Learning: A Research Note. Communication Research Reports24 (3), 241-248.
Mazer, J., Murphy, R., & Simonds, C. (2007). I’ll See You On “Facebook”: The Effects of Computer-Mediated Teacher Self-Disclosure on Student Motivation, Affective Learning, and Classroom Climate. Communication Education, 56, 1-17.
Kussart, N., Hunt, S., & Simonds, C. (2007). Comparing student use of power in learning communities and regular classes. The Basic Communication Course Annual, 19, 72-103.
Meyer, K. R., Simonds, C. J., Simonds, B. K., Baldwin, J. R., Hunt, S. K., & Comadena, M. E. (2007). Designing classroom management training for basic course instructors. Basic Communication Course Annual, 19, 1-36.
Sprinkle, R., Hunt, S., Simonds, C., & Comadena, M. (2006). Fear in the classroom: An examination of teachers' use of fear appeals and students' learning outcomes. Communication Education, 55, 389-402.
Jones, A., Simonds, C. J., & Hunt, S. K. (2006). The use of application essays as an effective tool for assessing instruction in the basic communication course. Communication Education, 54, 161-169.
Rattenborg, A. N., Simonds, C. J., & Hunt, S. K. (2005). Preparing to participate: An exploration of student engagement through student work and instructor's observations. Basic Communication Course Annual, 17, 94-133.
Jones, A., Hunt, S., Simonds, C., Comadena, M., & Baldwin, J. (2004). Speech laboratories: An exploratory examination of potential pedagogical effects on students. Basic Communication Course Annual, 16, 105-138.
Reynolds, D., Hunt, S., Simonds, C., & Cutbirth, C. (2004). Written speech feedback in the basic communication course: Are instructors too polite to students? Basic Communication Course Annual, 16, 36-71.
Stitt, J., Simonds, C., & Hunt, S. (2003). Evaluation fidelity: An examination of criterion-based assessment and rater training in the speech communication classroom, Communication Studies, 54 (3). 341-353.
Russ, T., Simonds, C., & Hunt, S. (2002). Coming Out in the Classroom . . . An Occupational Hazard?:The Influence of Sexual Orientation On Teacher Credibility and Perceived Student Learning, Communication Education, 51(3), 311-324.
Cawyer, C., Simonds, C., & Davis, S. (2002). Mentoring to facilitate socialization: The case of the new faculty member, International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education, 15(2), 225-242.
Hunt, S. & Simonds, C. (2002). Extending learning opportunities in the basic communication course: Exploring the pedagogical benefits of speech laboratories. Basic Course Annual, 14. 61-86
Hunt, S. Simonds, C., & Cooper, P. (2002). Communication and teacher education: Exploring a communication course for all teachers. Communication Education 51 (1), 81-94.
Simonds, C. (2001). Reflecting on the relationship between instructional communication theory and teaching practices. Communication Studies 52 (4), 260-265.
Hunt, S., Simonds, C., & Hinchliffe, L. (2001). Using student portfolios as authentic assessment, Journal of Excellence in College Teaching, 11(1), 57-77.
Huffman, K. J., Carson, C. L., & Simonds, C. J. (2000). Critical thinking assessment: The link between critical thinking and student application. Basic Communication Course Annual, 12. 60-96.
Simonds, C. (1997). Classroom Understanding: Expanding the notion of teacher clarity. Communication Research Reports, 14(3).279-290.
Simonds, C. (1997). Challenge behavior in the college classroom. Communication Research Reports, 14(4). 481-492.
Cawyer, C., Bystrom, D., Miller, J., Simonds, C., O'Brien, M., & Martin, J. (1994). Communicating gender equity: Representation and portrayal of women and men in introductory communication textbooks, Communication Studies, 45(4), 325-331.
2008 Rives Excellence in Undergraduate Education Award (with Steve Hunt)
2007 College of Arts & Sciences Dean’s Award for Outstanding Teaching
2006 Outstanding University Teacher—Category I, Illinois State University
2005 College of Arts & Sciences Outstanding Teacher Award, Illinois State University
2000 Outstanding New Teacher Award, Central States Communication Association
Simonds, C. J., Simonds, B. K., & Hunt, S. K. (2004). Video. Leading instructional discussions. Prentice Hall.
Simonds, C. J., Simonds, B. K., & Hunt, S. K. (2002). Video. Coliseum: A training video for Criterion based evaluation of informative speeches. ISU Communication Productions.
Simonds, C. J., Hunt, S. K., & Simonds, B. K. (2002). Video. Using Presentation Aids. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.
Simonds, C. J., & Simonds, B. K. (1998). Video. Culture in the Classroom. Normal, IL: Pallas Productions.
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