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Terri Metzger (MA. San Diego State University) began teaching at CSUSM in Spring of 1998. She coordinates the oral communication program and teaches Oral Communication as well as Argumentation and Dialogue, Research Methods, and Scientific Communication in Biotechnology. Her interests include faculty, instructional and curriculum development and public communication in a variety of contexts. Recent awards include the GEO G.I.F.T. (Great Ideas For Teaching) award (2013-2014), Civility ICON designation from Student Life and Leadership (2014) and the President's Outstanding Faculty Award for Outstanding Lecturer (2014-2015).
How has the ban on single-use plastic grocery bags affected Californians? On Tuesday, December 2, students at CSUSM had a chance to learn opposing viewpoints on this matter. This year, Caroline Sawyer, Terri Metzger and GEO 102 faculty in the Department of Communication, hosted a Persuasive Forum in which GEO 102 students had the opportunity to showcase their persuasive speaking skills. Annika Rubinska & Denisse Mendez and Anna Enmark & Stephen Rawling discussed the topic of the ban on single-use plastic grocery bags. The Forum took place on Tuesday, December 2, 2014 during U-hour in ARTS 240. Audience members had the opportunity to take part by voting for the most persuasive side.