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the field of communication is cultural communication. Factors of cultural communication include rule-setting, anxiety, hegemony, and ethnocentrism. 3. Intrapersonal communication is considered “communication with oneself”. (West & Turner, 2014, p. 33) Interpersonal communication is often associated the face to face communication. In order for something to be considered small group communication, you must have a group of at least three people. Organizational communication studies “communication within and among large and extended environments”. (West & Turner, 2014, p. 33) Mass communication typically has a very large audience. This communication usually takes place through mediated forms. Cultural communication takes place between members throughout different cultures. 4. Theoretical traditions are used to describe and categorize communication theories. According to West & Turner, “traditions change frequently and, like communication, are dynamic”. (p. 28) Theoretical traditions classify the different theories within communication and allow for understanding of challenges present in understanding communication theories.
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Alexander 3 5. When looking at rhetorical tradition, Robert Craig describes it as “the ‘practical art’ (pg. 73) of talk”. (West & Turner, 2014, pg. 28) There is a distinct focus on the use of language and the present audience. This theory attracts researchers, theorists, and practitioners because it is centered around the effects of public speaking. Semiotic tradition is the study of signs. Signs are present around us each day. For example, if someone were to raise their voice and yell, you could suspect that they were angry. The most common aspect of signs is the use of language. The study of semiotics suggests that we should consider things to be “natural” or “obvious” within context.
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