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Unformatted text preview: European investigations came about Western perspectives Individualism Methodologies say that communication could not be confined to a single paradigm What are two requirements for communication as a field 1.) A common understanding of the similarities and differences or tension points among theories 2.) A commitment to manage those tensions through dialogue Explain metatheory Theories of theories Meta = higher or above and then theory Like model of models or metamodel Where and how theories mesh and clash Coherence Common understanding between similarities and differences Explain the levels of communication Level of observation – definitions, inclusive/broad Level of intentionality – purposeful or not messages Level of judgment – to distinguish between definitions...
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This note was uploaded on 03/06/2011 for the course COMMUNICAT COMM 421 taught by Professor Dr.natalienelson-marsh during the Fall '10 term at Boise State.
- Fall '10