communication theory

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Noun1.communication theory - the discipline that studies the principles of transmiting information and the methods by which it is delivered (as print or radio or television etc.); "communications is his major field of study"
entropy, selective information, information - (communication theory) a numerical measure of the uncertainty of an outcome; "the signal contained thousands of bits of information"
discipline, field of study, subject area, subject field, bailiwick, subject, field, study - a branch of knowledge; "in what discipline is his doctorate?"; "teachers should be well trained in their subject"; "anthropology is the study of human beings"
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Synopsis: Herbert Marshall McLuhan, CC (July 21, 1911-December 31, 1980) was a Canadian philosopher of communication theory and a public intellectual.
Rice Paper Prize in 2004, the IEEE ICC Communication Theory Symposium Best Paper Award in 2007, and the IEEE Communications Society Award for Advances in Communication in 2013.
It does so through the lens of communication theory and by using a combination of conversation analysis and narrative analysis as methods.
In other words, the communication scholarship should not be limited in just de-Westernizing communication theory (4), but, more importantly, the emphasis should be given to re-orient communication theory towards, for instance, Bharatavarshiya culture for mainstreaming indigenous theorization of communication.
Erving Goffman; a critical introduction to media and communication theory.
22] Gong shuhong, Wang chunhua, Impact of Communication Theory on Development of Educational Technology, China Adult Education, 2007.
In addition to being of interest to media ecologists and general semanticists, this stimulating and provocative book should have great appeal for scholars and students in the areas of semiotics, rhetorical theory, orality/ literacy studies, philosophy of communication, and communication theory.
From the emergence of a mass self-communication toward a communication theory of power
An examination of a couple of prominent textbooks in communication theory shows the influence of Robert Craig's (1999) essay in Communication Theory.
Weaving together relevant material from communication theory, missiology, ethnohistory, and musicology, King ushers us into the faith and witness of Senufo Christians in Cote d'Ivoire and provides us with the template on how to generate, compile, and analyze indigenous songs sprouting up not only in West Africa but everywhere throughout the global South.
Focusing on the modulation layer of communication theory, Blahut (electrical and computer engineering, U.
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.

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