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Theory of Human Communication
What is a Theory?
Judee Burgoon
Set of Hunches
Bormann's Comm Theory
a SET of SYSTEMATIC, INFORMED hunches about the way things wo…
Came up with theory definition and is also the most cited fem…
Not yet sure we have the answer. Also, you think something is…
careful; self-conscious analysis of communication phenomena
What is a Theory?
a SET of SYSTEMATIC, INFORMED hunches about the way things wo…
Judee Burgoon
Came up with theory definition and is also the most cited fem…
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Human Communication Theory
Communication
Functional Perspective
Relationships
Interdepence
the process by which individuals use symbols, signs, and beha…
Examines how communication behaviors work (or don't work) to…
are the interconnections, or interdependence, between two or…
What we do affects others and what others do affect us
Communication
the process by which individuals use symbols, signs, and beha…
Functional Perspective
Examines how communication behaviors work (or don't work) to…
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Human Systems / Communication Theory
Decomposition Law
Cognitive Maps
Proxemics (spatial relations)
Streptic communication.
States that a genuine systemic analysis must include an under…
Models by which incoming information is perceived, understood…
Includes body language, stance, and preferred physical distan…
Concerned with sounds such as whistles, claps, and slaps.
Decomposition Law
States that a genuine systemic analysis must include an under…
Cognitive Maps
Models by which incoming information is perceived, understood…
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Theories of Human Communication
theory
communication
text
behavioral scientist
a set of systematic, informed hunches about the way things work
the relational process of creating and interpreting messages…
a recording of a message that can be analyzed by others
a scholar who applies the scientific method to describe, pred…
theory
a set of systematic, informed hunches about the way things work
communication
the relational process of creating and interpreting messages…
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Human Communication Theory
Symbolic Interactionism (interpretive)
Coordinated Management of Meaning (CCM…
Expectancy Violations Theory (objective)
Social Penetration Theory
Humans act toward people, things, and events on the basis of…
Persons-in-conversation co-construct their own social realiti…
Violating another person's interpersonal expectations can be…
Interpersonal closeness proceeds in a gradual and orderly fas…
Symbolic Interactionism (interpretive)
Humans act toward people, things, and events on the basis of…
Coordinated Management of Meaning (CCM…
Persons-in-conversation co-construct their own social realiti…
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Human Communication Theory 1
Communication
Theory
Building blocks of theory
Concepts
The relational process of creating and interpreting messages…
A set of systematic, informed hunches about the way things work
-Concepts... -Proposition... -Theories... -Principles (Axiom)
a thing you can see, idea, or notion
Communication
The relational process of creating and interpreting messages…
Theory
A set of systematic, informed hunches about the way things work
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Intro to Human Communication Theory
Receiver Perspective
Sender Perspective
Encoding
Symbols
when a person perceives the behavior of another person(verbal…
communication occurs when a sender intentionally encodes a me…
the transformation of some thought into a verbal or non-verba…
"stand in" for other stuff in our reality
Receiver Perspective
when a person perceives the behavior of another person(verbal…
Sender Perspective
communication occurs when a sender intentionally encodes a me…
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Human Communication Theory - Definitions
Symbolic Interactionism
Social Penetration Theory
Uncertainty Reduction Theory
Social Information Processing Theory
One's thoughts, self-concept, and community are created throu…
The theory proposes that, as relationships develop, interpers…
Communication, according to the theory, "is used to gain know…
It was developed to explain how people form relationships acr…
Symbolic Interactionism
One's thoughts, self-concept, and community are created throu…
Social Penetration Theory
The theory proposes that, as relationships develop, interpers…
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Human Communication Theory WMU
What is dramatisim?
Dramatic Pentad
Five Key elements of the pentad
theorist of Dramatisim
A rhetorical theory and method for analysis
a method or tool used to discern the motives of a speaker or…
Act, Scene, Agent(who), Agency (how) and purpose (ASAAP, in o…
Kenneth Burke
What is dramatisim?
A rhetorical theory and method for analysis
Dramatic Pentad
a method or tool used to discern the motives of a speaker or…
Human Communication Theory Midterm
Empirical/ post-positivisitic perspect…
Interpretive perspective:
Critical perspective:
What are criteria for good theories?
Scientific method: uses explanations and predictions to gover…
Explains why a phenomenon exists as it does... Knowledge is prag…
Reforms the active pursuit of positive social change... Assume p…
Scope: rang of phenomenon covered... Logical consistency: do the…
Empirical/ post-positivisitic perspect…
Scientific method: uses explanations and predictions to gover…
Interpretive perspective:
Explains why a phenomenon exists as it does... Knowledge is prag…
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Human Communication Theory
Rhetorical
Semiotic
Phenomenological
Cybernetic
The practical art of discourse
Intersubjective mediation by signs
Experience of otherness, dialogue
Information processing
Rhetorical
The practical art of discourse
Semiotic
Intersubjective mediation by signs
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Human Communication Theory
Dumela
Communication
text
encoding(not vocab)
Good day... I believe in you... I affirm you... I see great potential…
the relational process of creating and interpreting messages…
a form of a message
be mindful of how others decode... ex: Wife: Im on my way... Husban…
Dumela
Good day... I believe in you... I affirm you... I see great potential…
Communication
the relational process of creating and interpreting messages…
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Human communication Theory`s
Attribution Theory
Two parts of Attribution theory
dispositional
situational-
explains the cognitive process one uses when trying to make c…
situational, dispositional
ever to internal or personal features, such as one's personal…
refer to the external dynamics that are relatively uncontroll…
Attribution Theory
explains the cognitive process one uses when trying to make c…
Two parts of Attribution theory
situational, dispositional
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Human Communication Theory Midterm
Communication
Text
Behavioral Scientist
Rhetorician
The relational process of creating and interpreting messages…
A record of message that can be analyzed by others; for examp…
A scolar who applies the scientific method to describe, predi…
A scholar who studies the ways in which symbolic forms can be…
Communication
The relational process of creating and interpreting messages…
Text
A record of message that can be analyzed by others; for examp…
Theories of Human Communication - Chapter 5
Symbol Theory
Sign
Symbol
Symbols
human feeling is mediated conceptions, symbols, and language.
a stimulus that signals the presence of something else.
allows a person to think about something apart from its immed…
human conceptualizations about things.
Symbol Theory
human feeling is mediated conceptions, symbols, and language.
Sign
a stimulus that signals the presence of something else.
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Human Communication Theory
Who developed Social Penetration Theory?
What kind of theory is Social Penetrat…
What is the main idea of Social Penetr…
What kind of theory and what tradition…
Altman and Taylor
Objective theory from socio-psychological tradition
Developing deeper intimacy with another person occurs through…
Objective... Socio-psychological
Who developed Social Penetration Theory?
Altman and Taylor
What kind of theory is Social Penetrat…
Objective theory from socio-psychological tradition
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Human Communication Theory Final
Scientific Inquiry
Humanistic Inquiry
Social-Scientific Inquiry
Nomothetic theory
attempts to examine phenomenon from an objective fashion; rea…
research is subjective and seeks creative interpretation; aim…
humans are an object of study; if human behavior patterns do…
scientific; goal is to depict how social life works
Scientific Inquiry
attempts to examine phenomenon from an objective fashion; rea…
Humanistic Inquiry
research is subjective and seeks creative interpretation; aim…
Human Communication Theory
What were the four "hopes and dreams f…
What are the three models of understan…
What are the three levels of meaning p…
What are the goals of theory presented…
...
...
***second week lecture slides
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What were the four "hopes and dreams f…
...
What are the three models of understan…
...
Human Communications Theory Final
4 Types of Culture
Schein's 3 Levels of OC
4 Socialization Stages
5 types of control
work-hard/play-hard... process culture... tough guy macho... bet the c…
artifacts... values... assumptions
vocational... anticipatory ... encounter... metamorphosis
simple... technological ... bureaucratic... unobtrusive ... concertive
4 Types of Culture
work-hard/play-hard... process culture... tough guy macho... bet the c…
Schein's 3 Levels of OC
artifacts... values... assumptions
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Human Communication Theory
Where does the discipline come from?
How do we define communication?
Epistemology
Ontology
Theatre, philosophy, and english
Communication is the process of stimulating meaning in the mi…
How do we research that which exists?
The study of what exist.
Where does the discipline come from?
Theatre, philosophy, and english
How do we define communication?
Communication is the process of stimulating meaning in the mi…
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Human Communication Theories Midterm
Communication: "the process through wh…
concept
correlative relationship
casual relationship
intentional and unintentional
an idea or notion, a mental picture of a group of ideas forme…
one concept has a mutual relationship with another
one concept causes or motivates another. If/Then
Communication: "the process through wh…
intentional and unintentional
concept
an idea or notion, a mental picture of a group of ideas forme…
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Theories on Human Communication
1. Be able to differentiate between in…
2. Be able to apply each of the intern…
3. Be able to apply the strategies for…
4. Be able to apply the properties of…
Relational Dialectics- unceasing interplay between contrary o…
Internal... Connectedness/Separateness... -need both in order t…
Denial-ignore one pole or the other... Disorientation- overw…
Wholeness- the whole is more than the sum of the parts - th…
1. Be able to differentiate between in…
Relational Dialectics- unceasing interplay between contrary o…
2. Be able to apply each of the intern…
Internal... Connectedness/Separateness... -need both in order t…
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Human Communication Theories Final
Pseudo Environment
Magic Bullet Theory
macroscopic view
microscopic view
the theory referring to the inability to distinguish reality…
a metaphor for the way audiences have no control over the way…
argues that mass media effects on audiences should be studied…
looks at groups and individuals more closely to not only see…
Pseudo Environment
the theory referring to the inability to distinguish reality…
Magic Bullet Theory
a metaphor for the way audiences have no control over the way…
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Theories Of Human Communications Final
Know Aristotle's definition of rhetoric
Forensic
Deliberative
Epideictic
"The faculty of discovering the available means of persuasion…
Decision maker, from the past, questions of fact ,just/unjust
decision maker, in the future, questions of policy, advantage…
spectator, present, questions of value, noble/ shameful
Know Aristotle's definition of rhetoric
"The faculty of discovering the available means of persuasion…
Forensic
Decision maker, from the past, questions of fact ,just/unjust
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Human Communication Theory - Theorists and Dates
Symbolic Interactionism
Social Penetration Theory
Uncertainty Reduction Theory
Social Information Processing Theory
George Herbert Mead - Early 20th Century
Irwin Altman and Dalmas Taylor - 1973
Charles Berger - 1975
Joseph Walter - 1980-90's
Symbolic Interactionism
George Herbert Mead - Early 20th Century
Social Penetration Theory
Irwin Altman and Dalmas Taylor - 1973
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Human Communication Theory Exam 1
3 principal variations in communicatio…
Level of Observation
Intentionality
Normative Judgement
1. Level of Observation... 2. Intentionality ... 3. Normative Judge…
-1st Variation of Comm... -"scope of what is included in the def…
-2nd stance of comm... -some definitions say that for comm to oc…
-3rd stance of comm... -whether the definition requires an indic…
3 principal variations in communicatio…
1. Level of Observation... 2. Intentionality ... 3. Normative Judge…
Level of Observation
-1st Variation of Comm... -"scope of what is included in the def…
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Human Communication Theory Chapter 9
Group
Primary group
Team
Self-directed work team
Collection of two or more people who have a shared identity,…
Long-standing and meaningful, such as family
Task-oriented group
Group with responsibilities for producing high-quality finish…
Group
Collection of two or more people who have a shared identity,…
Primary group
Long-standing and meaningful, such as family
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COMM 3210 Human Communication Theory
Hopes and Dream for Comm
Desire for Efficient System
Construction of Community
Democratic Governance
1. Social Fragmentation... 2.Desire for efficient system ... 3. Dem…
Feedback, command, and control and elimination of uncertainty
society as a form of communication through which experience i…
construction of informed citizenry with collaborative capacit…
Hopes and Dream for Comm
1. Social Fragmentation... 2.Desire for efficient system ... 3. Dem…
Desire for Efficient System
Feedback, command, and control and elimination of uncertainty
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Human Communication Theory Chapter 11
Organization
Organizational communication
Classical management approach
Division of labor
Group with a formal governance and structure
Interaction necessary to direct an organization toward multip…
Focuses on how to make an organization run efficiently. This…
Assumption that each part of the organization has a specific…
Organization
Group with a formal governance and structure
Organizational communication
Interaction necessary to direct an organization toward multip…
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Human Communication Theory Appendix B
Mediated communication
Media convergence
Exponentiality
Narrowcasting
Occurs when there is some technology that is used to deliver…
Exposure to multiple types of media at a given time; media mu…
Relatively few items bring most of the income
Targeting niche audiences
Mediated communication
Occurs when there is some technology that is used to deliver…
Media convergence
Exposure to multiple types of media at a given time; media mu…
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Human Communication Theory Test 2
Interpersonal Communication (IPC)
IP Relationships
Politeness Theory
Coordinated Management of Meaning Theory
Occurs between two individuals when they are in proximity and…
IPC= Symptomatic organ and Indicator species... -a register of p…
-How individuals try to promote, protect or save face (embara…
- looks directly at the communication process and what it's d…
Interpersonal Communication (IPC)
Occurs between two individuals when they are in proximity and…
IP Relationships
IPC= Symptomatic organ and Indicator species... -a register of p…
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Human Communication Theory Exam 2
Relational dialectics theorist
Approaches of Relational dialectics MO…
Approaches of Relational dialectics DU…
Approaches of Relational dialectics DI…
Baxter & Montgomery
Either close or distant
One person thinks you're close and the other doesn't
Messy relationships/tension
Relational dialectics theorist
Baxter & Montgomery
Approaches of Relational dialectics MO…
Either close or distant
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Theories of Human Communication Exam #2
Define: Dialectic
internal dialectic
external dialectic
Two foundational Ideas of Relational D…
being pulled in different directions (tension) ex: desire to…
happens between relationship partners... Connectedness/separaten…
happens between couple and the rest of the world... Inclusion/se…
1. Contradiction: contrast/opposition: helps bring meaning an…
Define: Dialectic
being pulled in different directions (tension) ex: desire to…
internal dialectic
happens between relationship partners... Connectedness/separaten…
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Theory of Human Communication Exam 1
Communication Culture (meaning)
Communication Culture (reasons)
Meta-discourse
Meta-discourse related to COMM
-as cultural people we rely on comm. Comm constructs the cult…
-we are self conscious and reflective about the messages we t…
-what we do when we reflexively talk about talk. "talk to you…
-allows us to study CT and promote better comm
Communication Culture (meaning)
-as cultural people we rely on comm. Comm constructs the cult…
Communication Culture (reasons)
-we are self conscious and reflective about the messages we t…
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Theory of Human Communication Exam 1
Communication Culture (meaning)
Communication Culture (reasons)
Meta-discourse
Meta-discourse related to COMM
-as cultural people we rely on comm. Comm constructs the cult…
-we are self conscious and reflective about the messages we t…
-what we do when we reflexively talk about talk. "talk to you…
-allows us to study CT and promote better comm
Communication Culture (meaning)
-as cultural people we rely on comm. Comm constructs the cult…
Communication Culture (reasons)
-we are self conscious and reflective about the messages we t…
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Human Communication Theory Exam 3
Miller
approaches to Organizational communica…
What are the features of organization?
What is the cultural approach?
Organizational communication
1-Classical*: Production lines, workers are replaceable... 2-Hum…
Features of Organization... 1-Social Collectivity: gathering of…
HAS v. IS... Has: Things that are shared by people (rules)... Is:…
Miller
Organizational communication
approaches to Organizational communica…
1-Classical*: Production lines, workers are replaceable... 2-Hum…
Human Communication Theory Midterm II
Define Structuration Theory:
What are the main assumptions of Struc…
Structuration Theory is what type of t…
Define agency:... (Structuration Theory)
The process by which systems are produced and reproduced thro…
1)Groups and organizations are produced and reproduced throug…
Positivistic/Empirical
A persons "capacity to do otherwise"... Ability to act different…
Define Structuration Theory:
The process by which systems are produced and reproduced thro…
What are the main assumptions of Struc…
1)Groups and organizations are produced and reproduced throug…
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Theories of Human Communication Test 2
Denial
Disorientation
Spiraling Inversion
Segmentation
Ignore one pole or the other
Overwhelmed, stop talking about dilemmas
Irregular alternating over time
Compartmentalize aspects
Denial
Ignore one pole or the other
Disorientation
Overwhelmed, stop talking about dilemmas
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Chapter 12: Human Communication Theories
Privacy Boundaries
Ownership and control of private infor…
Private information
Privacy
A metaphor to show how people think of the borders between pr…
people believe they own and have a right to control their pri…
the content of potential disclosures; information that can be…
the feeling that one has the right to own private information
Privacy Boundaries
A metaphor to show how people think of the borders between pr…
Ownership and control of private infor…
people believe they own and have a right to control their pri…
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Introduction to Human Communication Experiments and Theories
Hypothesised that there were categorie…
Agreed with Chomsky that there was an…
Developed the Accommodation Theory whe…
Developed the Audience Design theory w…
Jakobson 1996
Roberts (1997)
Giles (1975)
Bell (1984)
Hypothesised that there were categorie…
Jakobson 1996
Agreed with Chomsky that there was an…
Roberts (1997)
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Theories of Human Communication Exam 1
Symbolic Action
Non-Symbolic Action
Looking Glass self
Generalized Other
SI. Shared Meaning.
SI. No Shared Meaning
SI. The way you think someone else sees you
SI. The internalized sense of the expectations of others as a…
Symbolic Action
SI. Shared Meaning.
Non-Symbolic Action
SI. No Shared Meaning
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Human Communication Theories Final Review
axiology
critical race theory
heurism
functional theory of decision making
the study of values and questions about objective and subject…
rejects ideas about liberty and equality...racism is highly i…
interpretability and translatability
small groups will be committed to the success of its performa…
axiology
the study of values and questions about objective and subject…
critical race theory
rejects ideas about liberty and equality...racism is highly i…
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Theories of Human Communication Exam #2
two foundational ideas of theory
dialectical definition
differences between internal and exter…
six dialectical tensions
Contradiction helps bring meaning and value... Process and Chang…
2 different directions
internal: between you and relationship partner... external: betw…
Internal: connectedness/separateness, certainty/uncertainty,…
two foundational ideas of theory
Contradiction helps bring meaning and value... Process and Chang…
dialectical definition
2 different directions
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Theories of Human Communication Test 1
Be able to differentiate between recei…
Be able to diagram and explain the mod…
Be able to differentiate between objec…
Be able to explain Burgoon's definitio…
*Metatheory... ~Receiver Based: any behavior that is received as…
*Metatheory... <----> Question <----> Observation <----> Theory…
*Metatheory... ~Epsitemology: ... ~Objective: Empiricist... ~Interpr…
*Metatheory... A set of systematic informed hunches about the wa…
Be able to differentiate between recei…
*Metatheory... ~Receiver Based: any behavior that is received as…
Be able to diagram and explain the mod…
*Metatheory... <----> Question <----> Observation <----> Theory…
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Human Communication Theories Final Exam
Why study Mass Media?
One-sidedness
Manipulability
Worldview
Influence, Information, Experience, Professionalization, and…
biasness and partiality; the inequality of power... between indi…
the ability to control or influence our knowledge of the worl…
the mass media help create the way we perceive and interpret…
Why study Mass Media?
Influence, Information, Experience, Professionalization, and…
One-sidedness
biasness and partiality; the inequality of power... between indi…
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Theories of Human Communication Exam #1
Metatheory
Model of Inquiry (Metatheory)
Burgoon's Definition of Theory (Metath…
Questions of Fact (Metatheory)
Theory about theory
It can start at any point, leading to each other, comprised o…
A set of informed hunches about the way things operate. It's…
Properties and relations -- What does it consist of?
Metatheory
Theory about theory
Model of Inquiry (Metatheory)
It can start at any point, leading to each other, comprised o…
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Theories of Human Communication Exam #1
receiver based vs. source based (views…
model of inquiry
objective vs interpretive
"I" vs "me"
receiver based: any behavior (intentionally sent or not) that…
questions: questions of fact, questions of definitions, quest…
epistemology: obj - empirically... int: intuitively ... axiology:…
subject I: act and are impulsive and spontaneous (non-symboli…
receiver based vs. source based (views…
receiver based: any behavior (intentionally sent or not) that…
model of inquiry
questions: questions of fact, questions of definitions, quest…
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Theory of Human Communication, Ch. 1, 2, & 3
epistemology
axiology
ontology
critical tradition
the theory of knowledge; how we know what we know
the philosophical study of value; the values that guide resea…
the metaphysics dealing with the nature of being; questions o…
trying to understand individuals who are taken advantage of d…
epistemology
the theory of knowledge; how we know what we know
axiology
the philosophical study of value; the values that guide resea…
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Chapter 6 - Human Communication Theory & Research
means of persuasion
3 types of speaking
3 critical elements of rhetoric
speech
ethos (nature of source)... pathos (emotions of audience)... logos…
deliberative ... forensic... epideitic
argumentation... adapt to audience... tool, can be used by anyone
traditional rhetorical orientation of the people who studied…
means of persuasion
ethos (nature of source)... pathos (emotions of audience)... logos…
3 types of speaking
deliberative ... forensic... epideitic
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Chapter 6 Human Communication Theory & Research
What are the two main perspectives to…
Communication Theory
Cognitive Dissonance
Attitude v. behavior
Rhetorical & relational
influence of communication on individuals & society (include…
-unpleasant state that arises when an individual holds belief…
-recognize but don't act... ex. texting and driving
What are the two main perspectives to…
Rhetorical & relational
Communication Theory
influence of communication on individuals & society (include…
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