Texas Tech University

Dianne Anderson, M.S.

Instructor, Consultant
Business Communication

Email: dianne.anderson@ttu.edu

Phone: 806.834.1531

Office Hours: 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday; 11:00 am to 12:00 pm Friday or by appointment

Room Number: 139D

Education: M.S., Brigham Young University 

Area of Expertise:
 Business Communication and Business Management


Dianne Anderson

About Dianne

Ms. Anderson received her undergraduate degree in business education with an emphasis on business writing and teaching skills and her master's degree in business education and business management. She has worked with those preparing manuscripts for journals and textbooks and has also helped to produce advertising material for seminars. Ms. Anderson teaches business communication at the Rawls College of Business. To this class, she brings years of experience teaching business writing at Brigham Young University, the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and South Plains College


  • Managerial Communication Workbook - co-author with Barbara Chambers, Mike Kennedy, Lara Mandrell, Grace Noyes, Ida Ovalle, 2012
  • Instructor's Manual, Business and Management Communication, 4 ed., co-author with Paula S. Sorenson,2001
  • How-to Tips from the Gingerbread Lady, 2005

Professional Activities

  • Conferences:  The Association for Business Communication 81st Annual International Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico (10/19 – 10/22/2016); The 15th Annual John M. Burns Conference on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Lubbock, Texas (9/23/2016); The 12th Annual Advanced Teaching and Learning Conference, Lubbock, Texas (3/4 2016);Business Communication Faculty Development Workshop - Sponsored by McGraw Hill Education - Houston, Texas - July 31, 2015; Helping Our Students Become Better Learners - Sponsored by the Teaching, Learning, and Professional Development Center - Lubbock, Texas - February 27, 2015
  • Course Development: Leadership Speaker Series RCOBA (12/5/2016), The Business Ethics Field Guide, speaker and book author, Brad Agle; McGraw Hill Training (Online) (10/28/2016) Changes to be Introduced in the Business Communication – Developing Content for a Networked World, third ed., author Peter Cardon; Cengage Webinar (10/17/2016) Moving Away from Transactional Networking (Exchange of Favors) to Building the Family Circle, Joey Bryant;  McGraw Hill Training (Online) (6/6/2016) Basics of Connect; (6/8/2016) Building Course and Assignments Began using textbook Business Communication - Developing Leaders for a Networked World, 2ed., by Peter Cardon - Use Connect coordinated with Blackboard for assignments and homework
  • Memberships:  Charter member and faculty advisor - Eloquent Raiders club of Toastmasters International - 2012 to present; member - University Womens' Club - 2004 to present

Awards and Honors

  • Managerial Communication Service Award, 2011
  • Outstanding Volunteer of the Year award from Lubbock Classroom Teacher's Association, 2001