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CH36+Theory+Review - (1 Identify the theories that relate...

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Unformatted text preview: (1) Identify the theories that relate to this theme and discuss how/why they extend this theme. (2) In the space below explain why the theories you’ve identified all belong to this theme and explain how each one remains distinct. THEORY (THEORIST) MOTIVATION: Communication is motivated by our basic social need for affiliation, achievement, and control, as well as our strong desire to reduce our uncertainty and anxiety. Symbolic Convergence (Bormann) Symbolic Interactionism (Mead) Coordinated Management of Meaning (Pearce & Cronen) Constructivism (Delia) Social Penetration Theory (Altman & Taylor) Uncertainty Reduction Theory (Berger) Social Information Processing Theory (Walther) Relational Dialectics (Baxter & Montgomery) Elaboration Likelihood Model (Petty & Cacioppo) Cognitive Dissonance Theory (Festinger) Functional Perspective on Group Decision Making (Hirokawa & Gouran) Rhetoric (Aristotle) Dramatism (Burke) Narrative Paradigm (Fisher) Media Ecology (McLuhan) Semiotics (Barthes) Cultural Studies (Hall) Cultivation Theory (Gerbner) Agenda-Setting Theory (McCombs & Shaw) Spiral of Silence (Noelle- Neumann) Standpoint Theory (Harding & Wood) Muted Group Theory (Kramarae) (1) Identify the theories that relate to this theme and discuss how/why they extend this theme. (2) In the space below explain why the theories you’ve identified all belong to this theme and explain how each one remains distinct. THEORY (THEORIST) SELF-IMAGE: Communication affects and is affected by our sense of identity, which is strongly shaped within the context of our culture. Symbolic Convergence (Bormann) Symbolic Interactionism (Mead) Coordinated Management of Meaning (Pearce & Cronen) Constructivism (Delia) Social Penetration Theory (Altman & Taylor) Uncertainty Reduction Theory (Berger) Social Information Processing Theory (Walther) Relational Dialectics (Baxter & Montgomery) Elaboration Likelihood Model (Petty & Cacioppo) Cognitive Dissonance Theory (Festinger) Functional Perspective on Group Decision Making (Hirokawa & Gouran) Rhetoric (Aristotle) Dramatism (Burke) Narrative Paradigm (Fisher) Media Ecology (McLuhan) Semiotics (Barthes) Cultural Studies (Hall) Cultivation Theory (Gerbner) Agenda-Setting Theory (McCombs & Shaw) Spiral of Silence (Noelle- Neumann) Standpoint Theory (Harding & Wood) Muted Group Theory (Kramarae) (1) Identify the theories that relate to this theme and discuss how/why they extend this theme. (2) In the space below explain why the theories you’ve identified all belong to this theme and explain how each one remains distinct. THEORY (THEORIST) CREDIBILITY: Our verbal and nonverbal messages are validated or discounted by others’ perception of our competence and character Symbolic Convergence (Bormann) Symbolic Interactionism (Mead) Coordinated Management of Meaning (Pearce & Cronen) Constructivism (Delia) Social Penetration Theory...
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