Areas of Expertise
My areas of expertise cohere around the field of Communication Studies. I teach oral communication courses that include public speaking for professional presentations, persuasion, leadership in small groups, and intercultural Communication.
Currently, I am working on a research project that will use both quantitative and qualitative methods to assess the impact of an international student teaching experience on interns' Classroom Intercultural Competence.
Exp. 2013 Doctor of Education, Educational Leadership, University of North Florida
1985 Master of Arts, Speech Communication, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma.
1982 Bachelor of Theology, The Way College of Biblical Research, Indiana Campus, Rome City, Indiana.
1978 Bachelor of Arts, Journalism, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.
Awards and Honors
2010-2011 Professional development leave awarded for one semester to develop dissertation research for Ed.D in Educational Leadership.
2010 Emerging Scholars Workshop participant AERA Division J Higher Education
2009 Graduate Scholars award to present a paper at the Mid South Educational Research Association conference Baton Rouge, LA.
2009 International Faculty Grant Award of $2,500. for travel to France to develop a collaborative relationship with Horizons University for future international courses.
2008-2009 Florida Campus Compact Emerging Scholars Fellowship.
2008 Graduate Scholars award to present paper at International Conference on Teaching and Learning.
2006 Leadership Award, Department of Communication, The University of North Florida.
2002 UNF Foundation Board Initiative Grant Recipient $5000,
“Pilot for Speech Communication Workshops for public school teachers”.
Member National Communication Association
Member Pi Lambda Theta International Honor Society and Professional Association in Education
Member Mid-South Educational Research Association
Member Florida Communication Association
Member American Communication Association
Publications & Presentations
Holland, C. K. (Ed). (2007). Communication studies at UNF: Theory and practice in the art of public speaking (3rd Ed.). Boston: Allyn & Bacon.
Holland, C. K. (2007). Communication Workbook (2nd Ed.) Boston: Pearson Custom Publishing.
Holland, C. K. (2009). Facilitative learning via transcultural communication: Beyond the heuristic approach. Florida Communication Journal, 37, 55-72.
Perkins, S., & Holland, C. K. (2008). From Cosby’s lips and through the media’s filters: A Framing Analysis of Bill Cosby’s remarks on the 50th Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education and the journalistic response”. Studies in Symbolic Interaction, 30, 273-294.
Holland, C. K., & Hargis, J. (2005). Communicating skills for collaboration in the classroom. Florida Communication Journal, 33, 78-85.
Holland, C. K. (2011). The impact of International student teaching on Classroom Intercultural Communication. Poster presented to the Florida Communication Association, Orlando, FL.
Holland, C. K. (2011). Forty years from now: Research in the Schools: The MSERA journal. In Mathews, W. M. (Ed.), The Heritage Volume of the Mid-South Educational Research Association. (pp. 133-135). Oxford, MS: The University of Mississippi.
Holland, C. K. (2010). Assessing cross-cultural communication competence. Poster presented to the Florida Communication Association, Orlando, FL.
Holland, C. (2009). Canonical correlation analysis and multiple regression analysis: Moving from one dependent variable to multiple dependent variables. Paper presented to the Mid South Educational Research Association, Baton Rouge, LA.
Holland, C. (2008). Community based transformational learning in a small group class. Paper presented to the Florida Communication Association, Gainesville, FL.
Holland, C., (2008). Critical cultural theory: Teaching the global flow. Paper presented to the International conference on College Teaching and Learning, Jacksonville, FL.
Holland, C., (2007).Teaching the fluidities of transnational communication: Going beyond the traditional approach. Paper presented to the Florida Communication Association, Daytona Beach, FL.
Holland, C., (2007). Video journaling for evaluation. Paper presented to the Blackboard Southeast Users Group conference, Jacksonville Beach, FL.
McCormick, K., Holland, C., & Beasley, B. (2006). Creating, editing, and using a Custom Text for Your Classes. Paper presented to the Florida Communication Association convention, Tampa, Fl.
McCormick, K., Beasley, B., Holland, C., & Schmitz, M., (2006). Customizing your classroom: The process of creating, using, and editing a custom textbook. Panel presentation at the International Conference on Social Sciences, Honolulu, HI.
Athearn, L., & Holland, C. (2006). “Reality, reflection, and manipulation:” Third–Person Effect and Reality Television. Paper presented to the National Communication Association, Boston, MA.
Perkins, S., & Holland, C. (2005). “In debt to Brown:” A framing analysis of Bill Cosby’s remarks on the 50th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education. Paper presented to the Florida Communication Association. Kissimmee, FL.
Perkins, S., & Holland, C. (2005). “He said, they said:” A framing analysis of media coverage of Bill Cosby’s remarks about African Americans, education and community. Paper presented to the Southern States Communication Association. Baton Rouge, LA.
Holland, C. (2003). “I don’t watch that kind of TV:” Third-Person Effect and Reality Television. Paper presented to the Florida Communication Association. Orlando, FL.
Holland, C. (2003). “The Zeigeist of the house guests”: How Reality Television’s depiction of communications among contestants influences perceptions of interpersonal conflicts. Paper presented to the Southern States Communication Association. Birmingham, AL.