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comm3210rdg#1-4 - COMMUNICATION AS A PRACTICE Theory...

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COMMUNICATION AS A PRACTICE Theory practice relationships - Practice: a coherent set of activities that are commonly engaged in, and meaningful in particular ways, among people familiar with a certain culture o Can have a normative or artistic aspect As practice develops, a normative discourse develops with it Normative characterized by specific discursive practices – ways of using language for practical purposes Constitutive part of the practice o Can have a conceptual or theoretical aspect Communication as a practice - Communication practices involves: o Talking and listening o Writing and reading o Performing and witnessing o Doing anything that involves “messages” in any medium or situation - EX: text messaging as a communication practice - Must be recognizable activities and topics of critical discourse as ways of communicating - Communication as a practice: a coherent set of activities that are commonly engaged in and meaningful to us in particular ways - All human groups have culturally meaningful ways of communicating (practices)
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