Myth and Archetype
Comes out of depth psychology Myth sign that remains constant over time Joseph Campbell (leading scholar) looks at the symbols that remain constant across history and culture Idea that certain symbols that have an emotional impact
COMM 256 FUNDAMENTALS OF COMMUNICATION Fall 2010 Instructor: Dr. Steve Mortenson Office: 247 Pearson Hall Office Hours: M &W 1011:00 or by appt.
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Technology and the Word
EXAM: UNDERSTAND DIFFERENCES BETWEEN ORAL CULTURE, WRITTEN CULTURE, TYPOGRAPHIC CULTURE, ELECTRONIC CULTURE HOW TECHNOLOGY CHANGED CONSCIOUSNESS AND KNOWLEDGE
How has it made us into who we are; changed our relationships and
Symbolic Interactionism 3 core principals meaning, language, and thought Meanings for everything arise out of our interactions with others Symbols arbitrary signs Minding- inner dialogue used to test alternatives, rehearse actions, and anticipate reaction
4 Mapping the Territory Attitude predisposition to respond, composed of beliefs, feelings, and intended actions Source credibility audience perception of competence and trustworthiness of a speaker or writer Cybernetics study if information processing, fe
What Should Work Be?
What makes people happy in their jobs is not money or benefits; it is the sense that their work is a personal expression of who they are What is one's "life work"? Campbell follow your bliss in life We can be loved by our work;