Basic Course Division

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The Basic Course Division of NCA promotes the teaching, study, research, assessment, and administration of communication in basic course settings. Focusing on teaching fundamental communication skills and theory to undergraduate students, the division is concerned with a broad spectrum of issues relevant to the maintenance and development of quality basic courses to benefit students, scholars, and the discipline. The division emphasizes both qualitative and quantitative approaches to scholarly work in basic course teaching and administration. To subscribe to the Basic Course Division listserv, send an email to Sam Wallace at and ask to be placed on the basic course list-serv.

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  • Chair: Lindsey Anderson 
  • Vice Chair: Stevie Munz   
  • Vice Chair-Elect: Jessica Welch 
  • Immediate Past Chair: Jennifer Hall
  • Secretary: Jennifer Keohane
Legislative Assembly
  • Jennifer Hall
  • Lindsey Anderson

107th Annual Convention -- Seattle, Washington -- November 18-21, 2021

Convention Calls
  • BCD Call -- Deadline March 31, 11:59 p.m. PST.
Award Calls
Business Meeting Minutes
Interest Group Election