Communication theory is not used in the library's catalog. Information theory is used instead.
The word ‘communication’ has its origin in the Latin communicare meaning ‘to share’, or ‘to be in relation with’. This links the term to community*.
Communication. (2003). In J. Lechte, Key contemporary concepts. London, UK: Sage UK. Retrieved from http://proxy.uscupstate.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.credoreference.com/content/entry/sageukcc/communication/0?institutionId=7283
Set of ideas, beliefs, and opinions about the nature of people and society, providing a framework for a theory about how people should live, as well as how society is or should be organized. A nation's ideology is usually reflected in the political system it creates.
Systematic manipulation of public opinion, generally by the use of symbols such as flags, monuments, oratory, and publications. Modern propaganda is distinguished from other forms of communication in that it is consciously and deliberately used to influence group attitudes; all other functions are secondary.
From Key Concepts in Body and Society
Representation is a functional aspect of the media – within any communication the message is implicitly and explicitly shaped by a variety of influences: authorial preference, editorial vision, political climate, and socio-cultural context.
In classical approaches to language, the study of effective or persuasive speaking and writing, especially as practised in public oratory.
From Key Concepts in Radio Studies
This refers to the sense of belonging to a defined community (including the nation), which radio and other media are able to foster among listeners.
From Key Concepts in Media and Communications
Hegemony is perhaps the most enduring of the concepts contributed to media studies by the Marxian tradition, having survived the ‘post-Marxist’ intellectual fashions of the 1990s surprisingly well.
From Key Concepts in Marketing
The most commonly taught and widely used theory of communication is that proposed by Wilbur Schramm in the late 1940s. The Schramm model views communication as a process that takes place between a sender (transmitter) and a receiver: there will be also a message, and a medium through which the message can be transmitted.
|Action Assembly Theory||John Greene|
|Adaptive Structuration Theory||Marshall Scott Poole|
|Agenda-Setting Theory||McCombs & Shaw|
|Anxiety-Uncertainty Management Theory||William Gudykunst|
|Attribution Theory||Fritz Heider|
|Black Feminist Thought||Patricia Collins|
|Categorical Imperative||Immanuel Kant|
|Classical Management Philosophy||Taylor Webber|
|Co-Cultural Theory||Mark Orbe|
|Cognitive Dissonance||Leon Festinger|
|Communication Accommodation Theory||Howard Giles|
|Communication Privacy Management Theory||Sandra Petronio|
|Communicative Constitutions of Organizations||Robert McPhee|
|Communitarian Ethics||Clifford Christians|
|Coordinated Management of Meaning||Pearce & Cronen|
|Critical Theory of Communication in Organizations||Stanley Deetz|
|Cultivation Theory||George Gerbner|
|Cultural Approach to Organizations||Geertz & Pacanowsky|
|Cultural Dimensions||Geert Hofstede|
|Cultural Studies||Stuart Hall|
|Dialogic Ethics||Martin Buber|
|Different Voice||Carol Gilligan|
|Discourse Ethics||Jürgen Habermas|
|Elaboration Likelihood Model||Petty & Cacioppio|
|Existential Theory||Carl Rogers|
|Exitation Transfer Theory||Dolf Zillmann|
|Expectancy Violations Theory||Judee Burgoon|
|Face-Negotiation Theory||Stella Ting-Toomey|
|FIRO Theory||William Schutz|
|Four Theories of the Press||Not available|
|Functional Perspective on Group Decision Making||Hirokawa & Gouran|
|Genderlect Styles||Deborah Tannen|
|General Semantics||Alfred Korzybski|
|Goals-Plans-Action Model||James Dillard|
|Hierarchy of Needs||Abraham Maslow|
|High- and Low-Context Cultures||Edward Hall|
|Information Systems Approach to Organizations||Karl Weick|
|Information Theory||Shannon & Weaver|
|Interact System Model of Decision Emergence||B Aubrey Fisher|
|Interaction Adaptation Theory||Judee Burgoon|
|Interactional View||Paul Watzlawick|
|Interactive Universalism||Seyla Benhabib|
|Interpersonal Deception Theory||Buller & Burgoon|
|Linguistic Relativity||Sapir & Whorf|