Exam 1 Review - Basic Principles of Interpersonal Communication worldview humanist social science message centered communication science theory History

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Basic Principles of Interpersonal Communication worldview humanist social science message centered communication science theory History of Communication Rhetoric is essential for greek democracy Aristotle Ancient greece Beginning of the study of communication Ancient rome Someday you will most likely serve in the senate Interested in financial growth Roman education system=greek education system The middle (dark) ages The church Develop methods to allow churchgoers who can't read to remember readings Symbolism Sign of the cross Feudal records Kept by church or monks Renaissance Development of science Massive exploration Rediscovered ancient texts Academic study of communication Greater distribution of literature Mass production The academy Universities Training for church Plurality of subjects Return of academic study of communication Not as important as was in ancient greece, science overthrows communication Some of church teachings don't inherently make sense Enlightenment Logical period of time Communication as a means to convey ideas ^ Public discourse/public debate Individual citizens getting more rights Getting involved in govt Educate individuals
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Education becomes to essential again Persuasion, public discourse 1860s-1930s USA Communication as an area of study is important Debate of political ideas Idea of discourses coming into play Speeches Gettysburg address Women- finishing school, to land a man, Recite poetry and prose, elocution Be presentable, engage in husbands discourse DepaRtments of elocution Post ww2 era Super important in study of communication Gi bill Higher education Adolf hitler was incredibly powerful, influential Propaganda, persuasion-speeches, Recognize propaganda- citizenry to adolfs powerful persuasion Increase emphasis on propaganda and connection to rhetoric and persuasion and its effect on masses Study of media communication Modern era (past 15-20 years) Emergence between psychology and rhetoric to mass communication Human communication Basic fundamentals- family Human relationships History of Interpersonal Communication 1914- foundation of NCA (national communication association) First group to study what we now know as communication Largest group as academic study of communication Separation from english department Speech vs. rhetoric controversy Lays foundation for what becomes interpersonal comm Debate over public speaking, emphasis on certain aspects of comm (speech, dialect, articulation, gestures, delivery vs content, classical texts, persuasion, textual analysis) Speech moves onto first interpersonal communication Interested in human behaviors in regard to speech Basis of observation Mass communication/media studies
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