This textbook introduces communication theory
by explaining it in practical ways and showing how it can be used in professional life, focusing on selected communication theories with applicability to communication practitioners, rather than all communication theory
Finding McLuhan: The Mind / The Man / The Message" should be considered an essential addition to academic library Communication Theory
& Practice reference collections and the supplemental studies lists for students, as well as being of immense value to non-specialist general readers with an interest in the life and work of Marshall McLuhan.
The importance of re-orienting communication discipline in general and communication theory
in particular should be well understood.
With a focus on his contributions to media studies and communication theory
, Winkin (communication, Ecole normale superieure, Paris, France) and Leeds-Hurwitz (communication, U.
My first communication theory
course at Wisconsin was with Gordon Whiting.
In his conclusions, Castells presents the beginnings of a general communication theory
of power, which we have to specify he does so by mainly presenting a methodological approach as well as general hypotheses for others to investigate.
More metaphors are introduced by Mattelart who describes 17th and 18th century communication theory
as emanating from new developments in topography (canals), engineering (bridges), and medicine (circulation).
Craig elucidates further that communication theory
in the pragmatic tradition would entail "a political programme broadly aligned with Dewey's pragmatist democratic ideal to promote social conditions in which progressively more inclusive, participative, critically reflexive communication practices can flourish.
Inspired by the Senufo concept of kologo--the path or direction people choose to follow in life--King organizes her material around, first, her own story ("My Personal Path"), followed by an introduction to music communication theory
("Pathways to Music Communication Research"), the specific ethnic group featured in her study ("The Senufo and Their Life-Paths'), the role of music in faith-sharing ("Musical Paths to Christian Communication'), and, finally, song text analysis ("A Path to Worldview Discovery").
It is our hope that this journal will make important and lasting contributions to the study of Communications Media and the application of communication theory
in the professional world.
AAAI also congratulates Robert Elliot Kahn, AAAI fellow, who was recently named as a laureate of the 2008 Japan Prize in the 2008 category of "Information Communication Theory
Investigation on H1, H2, H3, and H4 is based on data collected from an introductory communication theory
course in Fall 2005 at a college in Western New York.