traditions of communication theory

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Theory and Philosophy of Communication Communicational Theory Lecture by: Dr. Natalie Nelson-Marsh Traditions of Communication Theory Identify the concepts, types of explanations, principles (if any) and philosophical assumptions for the different traditions (Semiotic, (both) Phenomenological, Cybernetic, Sociopsychological, Sociocultural, and (both) Critical) Semiotic – signs Phenomenological – personal experience Cybernetic – complex systems Sociopsychological – person as social being Sociocultural – identifying as a member of a group Critical – oppressive messages in society Plot the traditions upon the ideal continuum and explain/justify why you have placed them there
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Unformatted text preview: Choose two traditions that you feel suite you best and explain why (based on the assumptions of those traditions) Sociocultural Sociopsychological Explain how semiotics and phenomenology differ on the subject of interpretation Explain how sociocultural and semiotics differ on the subject of symbolism Compare and contrast the sociopsychological and the sociocultural perspectives Explain how these two traditions differ regarding their philosophical assumptions, concepts, explanations, and principles Explain the difference between modern and postmodern critical traditions...
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