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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Applying Communication Theory for Professional Life: A Practical Introduction, 4th Edition
Using their knowledge of communication theory and literature reviews of existing campaigns, students created simple messages for each motor vehicle safety practice, which NIOSH plans to refine and use in a toolkit for police departments.
Library Conversations: Reclaiming Interpersonal Communication Theory for Understanding Professional Encounters.
Synopsis: Herbert Marshall McLuhan, CC (July 21, 1911-December 31, 1980) was a Canadian philosopher of communication theory and a public intellectual.
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.
As an undergraduate, I was in the Department of Speech, focusing on communication theory and public address.
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.
Besides, communication theory in the 50s was oriented to the mass media, which had little relevance to development in rural Southeast Asia at that time.
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.

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