COM 200 Notes Days 1 and 2

COM 200 Notes Days 1 and 2 - COM 200 Communication Theory...

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COM 200 Communication Theory Prof. Steven Lemley Spring 2008 1/9/08 Book Notes: Overview, Introduction, Ch.1 pp. 1-20, Ch.3 pp. 37-49 - Approaches to Communication; Objective vs. Interpretive o The approach you end up favoring will affect how you view your own communication o Objective Social scientists who use objective experimentation Assume that Truth is singular 1/10/08 Class Notes - What is a Theory? Domain of Theorys o “Nets to catch what we call, ‘the world.’” To explain the natural world in a way that can be generalized; it operates the same way in all places o Abstraction of the social world o Making sense of human behavior o Acceptable answers to interesting questions o Provides satisfactory solutions to important problems o We live on theory Whenever we interact with anyone, we are using theories Autism Asperger’s Syndrome - Marty and Glenn o Marty said that people feel guilty about not having a better job o Glenn said that when viewers see this, they put themselves in the place
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This note was uploaded on 04/19/2008 for the course COM 200 taught by Professor Barrientos during the Spring '08 term at Pepperdine.

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COM 200 Notes Days 1 and 2 - COM 200 Communication Theory...

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