Dr. Jim Falvo

Dr. Jim Falvo

Associate Faculty

I'm passionate about promoting effective communication and helping students grow professionally and personally.


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Academic and Professional Degrees Earned

  • Ed.D., Administration, Curriculum, & Instruction (emphasis in Instructional Media)

    - University of Nebraska, Lincoln

  • M.A., Communication

    - University of Nebraska, Omaha

  • B.S., Public Address

    - Towson University

My Unique Approach to Education

Relevance, relevance, relevance!  Engage or enrage!


Teaching in both the traditional classroom and distance classroom, Dr. Falvo has been a full-time faculty member for eight years, an adjunct for over 30 years, and has taught high school for four years. His teaching areas include human and mediated communication courses such as Public Speaking, Small Group Communication, Communication Theory, Mass Media and Society, Television and Radio Production, Broadcast Journalism, TV News Video, Radio/TV News Writing, Electronic News Gathering, and Electronic Field Production. He is also a certified tennis instructor.

The focus of Dr. Falvo's dissertation is on faculty concerns toward adopting a technical innovation and he remains vitally interested in the teaching-learning process. He has extensive experience as a Television/Video Producer/Director in Corporate, Biomedical and Broadcast settings. Dr. Falvo has also been a Broadcast Journalist in both commercial radio and television. He served four years in the Air Force as a member of the American Forces Radio and Television Service. Dr. Falvo has significant experience in directing university distance learning efforts that include compressed and full-motion two-way live/broadcast television, telecourse production, and online courses. He presently teaches on-campus and online as an adjunct professor for several institutions in the Dallas metro area.