Stephen Schroeder

Stephen Schroeder

Professor, Speech Communication

Tel.: (630) 942-2514
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 2615T
schroeds@cod.edu

Areas of Research Interest:

  • Performance Studies
  • Public Address
  • Rhetorical Theory
     

Recent Courses Taught:

  • Speech 1100 - Fundamentals of Speech
  • Speech 1100 - Fundamentals of Speech (Honors)
  • Speech 1110 - Oral Interpretation
  • Speech 1120 - Small Group Communication
  • Speech 2160 - Argumentation and Debate
  • Humanities 2210 – Leadership Development
     

Current Projects:

  • Co-Advisor, Phi Theta Kappa, Phi Beta Chapter
  • Communications/Technology Representative, Honors Program Committee, Phi Theta Kappa International Honors Society
  • Faculty Scholar, Phi Theta Kappa Honors Institute

 

Selected Publications, Presentations, Performances, Books

  • Readers Theatre Director/Script Adaptor, “Riding the Superhighway: The Mother of All Road Trips”, Phi Theta Kappa Honors Institute, June 2011
  • Readers Theatre Director/Script Adaptor, “Oh Say Can You See?”, Phi Theta Kappa Honors Institute, June 2011
  • Readers Theatre Director/Script Adaptor, “Choice, Challenging, and Complicated Voices: The Paradox of Affluence Dramatized”, Phi Theta Kappa Honors Institute, June 2011
  • Presenter, "The Play's the Thing: Using Readers Theatre as a Leadership Education Tool", Phi Theta Kappa Leading Edge Institute, November 2006
  • Performer, Bristol Renaissance Faire

 

Education:

  • M.A. Speech Communication, California State University- Northridge
  • B.A. Information and Communication Studies, California State University- Chico
  • A.A. Liberal Arts and Fine Arts, Saddleback College
     

Awards and Recognitions:

  • 2011 Most Distinguished Advisor Award, Phi Theta Kappa Illinois Region
  • 2011 Distinguished Advisor Award, Phi Theta Kappa International Honors Society
  • 2009 Most Distinguished Advisor Award, Phi theta Kappa Illinois Region
  • 2009 Distinguished Advisor Award, Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society
  • 2007 Horizon Award, Phi Theta Kappa
  • Collie/Taylor Fellowship Award for Coaches, 2004 Phi Rho Pi National Forensics Tournament
  • Dennis/Ross Coaches Fellowship Award, 2004 Illinois Intercollegiate Forensics Association Tournament
  • 2002 Paragon Award for New Advisors, Phi Theta Kappa
  • Outstanding Graduate in Speech Communication, CSU - Chico
  • Outstanding Graduate in Speech Communication, CSU - Northridge
  • Outstanding Graduate, Saddleback College