Randy Howe

Communications Media School of Arts and Sciences
Photograph of Dr. Randy Howe
978.665.3544 Office: Conlon 321
Office Hours

Tuesdays 10:30- 12:30 PM
Wednesdays 11:30 - 12:30 PM
*Exception: Wednesdays Jan 24, Feb 7, Feb 28, Mar 27, Apr 3 and May 1 hours will be 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Courses Taught

Introduction to Communication & Media Studies (COMM 1105)
Message Design (COMM 1120)
Interactive Media Project Design (COMM 3304)
Information Design (COMM 4209)


Ed.D., Department of Curriculum and Teaching, Boston University School of Education (Educational Media and Technology)
M.S., Fitchburg State College (Communications Media Management)
B.S., Fitchburg State College (Communications Media)

Dr. Howe is a full professor who has been with the University since 1998. A former graphic designer, researcher and management consultant for several firms, Dr. Howe's research interests include creativity and visual communication. Additional interests include instructional design, information design, semiotics, educational media and technology and data visualization. He last spoke at the International Visual Literacy Association conference on “Visual Literacy Guidelines for Information Design Application."