COMM 2000 Study Notes
1. In what ways do quantitative and qualitative research differ? In theory?
Quantitative research uses numbers and statistics in the collection and analysis of data,
while qualitative research relies mainly on words and
Political economic view: it is about power. How we divide and distribute all the resources, it
is a expression of our values. Media is resource. This is a top-down point of view.
Change into an alternative view. British cultural studies, remains one of t
Oct 24: Technology Organizes Society: The view from
How issues of comm been taken care of
How tech affects some aspects of society
They are frequently critical about TECHNOLOGICAL DETERMINISTS1
Technological changes and social changes.
- Transformation(effect,M :seen and felt in your hands,F :felt in your soul) to modernity.(Theyre
-That transformation hides things,put things under the surface,both thinkers make the hidden
- Feeling of people feeling
Relationship between communication and power: (basic questions: what is power, who has it,who
doesn't, where is it exercised,different forms, how do people take power back, resist it ,why do
people use it?)
4 terms:(What they mean)
Power example,USA used
COMM 2100 - Final Exam
When and Where:
Saturday, December 20, 2014 1900-2100, location
Whats it Worth?
40% of your final grade
50 Multiple-choice questions, 2 essay questions
COMM 2101 - Final Exam
Whats On the Exam? Al
COMM 2100/September 12, 2014/Discussion Groups Start Today!
Communication Before Communication
This lecture sketches out some key developments in the pre-modern
communication. By pre-modern, I am referring to the period that goes
up to the
COMM 2100/October 10, 2014: Technology Liberates, or Does It?
The last few weeks have taken up questions about the transformative
effects of modernity on communication theory. Today we turn to focus
our attention on the theoretical questions that emerge a