Volume 34 (2022)

Research articles in this volume address technology; modern adjustments to the teaching of public speaking; value messaging at universities; motivation; and administration of the basic course. The Basic Course Forum addresses the long-term impacts of educational shifts brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Print version now available

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Front Matter


Editor's Page
Brandi N. Frisby



Examining Motivation in Turbulent Times: A Self-Determination Theory Replication
Jessalyn I. Vallade, Renee Kaufmann, and T. Kody Frey



Prepared to Pivot: Creating a Resilient Basic Course Program
Nicholas T. Tatum and Melissa A. Broeckelman-Post

Back Matter


Call for Manuscripts
Brandi N. Frisby


Brandi N. Frisby
Editorial assistant
Hayley C. Hoffman
Review Board
Lindsey B. Anderson
LeAnn M. Brazeal
Melissa A. Broeckelman-Post
Nate S. Brophy
Daniel Chick
Troy Cooper
Katherine J. Denker
Jayson Dibble
John F. Hooker
Angela M. Hosek
Marian L. Houser
Stephen Hunt
Adam C. Jones
Renee Kaufmann
Stephanie Kelly
Jeffrey H. Kuznekoff
Joe C. Martin
David T. McMahan
Stevie M. Munz
Scott A. Myers
Suzy Prentiss
Narissra M. Punyanunt-Carter
Rasha Ramzy
Kristina Ruiz-Mesa
Cheri J. Simonds
Nicholas T. Tatum
Jill C. Underhill
Joseph M. Valenzano III
Jessalyn I. Vallade
Tiffany R. Wang
Joshua N. Westwick
Andrew D. Wolvin
Anna Wright

Call for Editors, Volumes 36-38

The Basic Communication Course Annual is seeking an editor to begin work in January 2023 for a three-year term to run Volumes 36-38. Download the call for editors for more information.