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Unformatted text preview: Testability – ability to test for accuracy of a theory’s claim Can the theory be shown to be false? Heurism – amount of research and new thinking stimulated by the theory How has the theory been used in research extensively to stimulate new ways of thinking about communication? Test of time – durability over time How long has the theory been used in communication research?...
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This note was uploaded on 01/04/2012 for the course COM 239 taught by Professor Juliesemlak during the Fall '11 term at Miami University.
- Fall '11