Comm1001 Study Guide test 1

Comm1001 Study Guide test 1 - Dr. Vangelis COMM1001 Exam...

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Dr. Vangelis COMM1001 Exam One Fall, 2008 Study Guide Chapters 1,2,3,5,7,8,9,10,11 Communication – - a social process in which individuals use symbols to establish and interpret meaning in their environment Theory - A set of systematic, informed hunches about the way things works. What is the purpose of a theory? Turner’s definition of a theory. What standards should guide you when judging the worth of theories? The various contexts of communication. What are some of the possible careers in communication? What does Ernest Bormann’s fantasy theme analysis describe? If one wishes to study the communicative patterns of a culture by immersing oneself in that culture, all the while observing what is going on, one is engaged in what type of research? The differences between qualitative and quantitative research styles Which research style includes a belief that one singular truth can be discovered? If a researcher believes that individuals have choice, that researcher is most probably
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This note was uploaded on 09/21/2008 for the course COMM 1001 taught by Professor Vangelis during the Fall '08 term at East Carolina University .

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Comm1001 Study Guide test 1 - Dr. Vangelis COMM1001 Exam...

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