Speaking in the Disciplines (SID)


The Speaking in the Disciplines (SID) initiative promotes and supports the teaching, development, and pedagogical use of student oral communication skills in all disciplines across the Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences. Learn more about the SID initiative.

Faculty Seminar

The SID Faculty Seminar is offered in collaboration with the Dietrich School and Center for Teaching and Learning. Its goal is to make student oral communication a prominent part of the undergraduate learning experience. Faculty who complete the Seminar are awarded a stipend. Read past Seminar participants' testimonials.

Instructor Resources

An advanced degree in communication is not required to help students become more adept speakers and listeners. Instructor resources are available.

Speaking in the Disciplines FAQ

Do you have questions about Speaking in the Disciplines or incorporating oral communication into your Dietrich School undergraduate course?  Consult the FAQ for the answers you seek.