Allison Templeton

Senior Lecturer I - Arts And Humanities
allison.templeton@utdallas.edu
972-883-6053
JO5408
Tags: Communication Studies Public Speaking

Professional Preparation

Master of Arts - Communication
The University of Texas at Arlington - 2008
Bachelor of Arts - Speech Communication
The University of Texas at Artlington - 2004

Appointments

Senior Lecturer
The University of Texas at Dallas [2015–Present]
Communication 1311, Communication 1315
Adjunct Faculty
Cedar Valley College [2014–2015]
Intro to Speech Communication
Adjunct Faculty
Navarro College [2009–2015]
Intro to Speech Communication, Public Speaking
Full Time Faculty/Instructor
Red Oak High School [2012–2015]
Intro to Speech Communication, Public Speaking (dual credit) Professional Communication Hawk Scholar Ambassador University Interscholastic League, Prose and Poetry Interpretation Coach
Full Time Faculty/Instructor
Ferris High School [2009–2012]
Public Speaking (dual credit) Professional Communication Forensics Coach - Policy Debate, Lincoln Douglas Debate, Public Forum Debate, Student Congress, Informative Extemporaneous Speaking, Persuasive Extemporaneous Speaking, Prose Interpretation, Poetry Interpretation, Humorous Interpretation, Dramatic Interpretation, Duo Interpretation, Original Oratory
Full Time Faculty/Intstructor
Crandall High School [2005–2009]
Public Speaking Professional Communication Forensics Coach - Policy Debate, Lincoln Douglas Debate, Public Forum Debate, Student Congress, Informative Extemporaneous Speaking, Persuasive Extemporaneous Speaking, Prose Interpretation, Poetry Interpretation, Humorous Interpretation, Dramatic Interpretation, Duo Interpretation, Original Oratory

Awards

Hawk Scholar Ambassador Leadership Development Award - Red Oak ISD [2019]
One Diamond Coach - National Forensic League [2012]
National Qualifier for Lincoln Douglas Debate - National Forensic League [2012]
National Qualifier for Domestic Extemporaneous Speaking - National Forensic League [2011]
Fourth Place State Champion Informative Extemporaneous Speaking - University Interscholastic League [2011]
Teacher of the Month - Ferris ISD [2010]
Second Place State Champion Informative Extemporaneous Speaking - University Interscholastic League [2009]
Andrew Clark Scholarship - The University of Texas at Arlington [2008]
Third Place State Championship Team, Policy Debate - University Interscholastic League [2008]
Alpha Chi Honor Society - The University of Texas at Arlington [2005]

Projects

COMM 1311: Survey of Oral and Technology Based Communication
Work with other COMM faculty in developing and maintaining best practices for the COMM 1311 hybrid and online courses. 

Presentations

"How being a Cedar Valley College graduate shaped and impacted where I am today."
2014/01 Guest Speaker to Cedar Valley College Faculty 
"How to utilize style and technique to Lincoln Douglas Debate"
2010/10 Presenter for University Interscholastic League at Sam Houston State University 
"Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and Support Groups"
2008/11 Thesis Presentation, The University of Texas at Arlington: Used several methodologies in order to discover why individuals with OCD choose to participate or not participate in face-to-face and/or online support groups. Research was informed by the Health Belief Model and the Theory of Reasoned Action /Theory of Planned Behavior.

Activities

Cedar Valley College Family Music Theatre
Performances include: Swingin' with the Big Band Three, The Sound of Music, Annie, Clowntasia, Swingin' with the Big Band Christmas, Thoroughly Modern Millie, 42nd Street

Affiliations

  • National Forensic League
  • Associate of Texas Professional Educators
  • University Interscholastic League - Speech and Debate
  • Northeast Texas Debate Association
  • Texas Classroom Teacher Association