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Michael Brydges

Michael Brydges, A.A., B.A., M.A.

Communication Studies, Language Arts

Email: mbrydges@cypresscollege.edu

Phone: 714-484-7000 Ext : 48440

Office Hours : Please see Office Hours within Blackboard.

Location: Humanities 208 - C



Professor of Communication Studies

I began teaching in the department of Communication Studies in Fall 1998. Prior to teaching at Cypress College, I taught part-time at various Southern California colleges and Universities. I also worked as a Project Coordinator for a local Import/Export business in the Los Angeles area.

My Master of Arts degree is in Speech Communication from California State University, Los Angeles. I am the co-author of several ERIC published papers including, "Effective Teaching in the Multi-cultural Classroom" and  "Translating Our Scholarship into Practice" which are published by Educational Resources Information Center.

Since coming to Cypress College, I have served as an Assistant Director of Forensics, a mentor for Puente Program, a faculty member within the Black Studies (now Legacy) program, a member of the Cultural Diversity Committee, Coordinator for the Peer Assisted Learning Program, Learning Communities Coordinator, and as Academic Senate President for the 2004 - 2005 year.

Presently, I am one of the faculty members with the (UTAP) University Transfer Achievement Program Learning Community.


Recommended Course

I truly enjoy teaching each of the following courses:

COMM 50 - Effective Communication

COMM 100 - Essential of Human Communication

COMM 105 - Interpersonal Communication

COMM 120 - Intercultural Communication

COMM 135 - Argumentation and Critical Thinking

Please see our course page for more information.