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REVIEW - Metadiscourse is: used in framing problems, talk about talk, a prominent feature in our culture - Deetz’s system model assumes all of the following EXCEPT: o Communication systems can change over time o The basic function of communication is influence across space o Participation in a communication system can be distorted by power differences o Meanings are often unclear or multiple - In a ritual view, communication serves what primary function? o A need to reduce uncertainty o The maintenance of community through time o The production of new meaning o Maintaining sufficient redundancy to ensure accurate transmission o None of the above - Uncertainty reduction theory (URT) illustrates the scientific approach to theory because: o It was developed by following the hypothetico deductive method o It is complex and difficult to understand o It can be used to interpret practical knowledge o It explains every aspect of initial interaction o All of the above - T/F alternative paradigm scholars assume that reality has a singular and static
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This note was uploaded on 03/17/2009 for the course COMM 3210 taught by Professor Craig during the Fall '08 term at Colorado.

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