A First Look at Communication Theory, Parts 1-2

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McGraw-Hill, 2006 - Computers - 526 pages
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The most widely-used textbook for the communication theory course, A First Look at Communication Theory analyzes the major communication theories at a level that is appropriate for both lower- and upper-level courses. The 33 theories represented in the text reflect a mix of foundational and recent scholarship and strike a balance of scientific and interpretive approaches.

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User Review  - Gholam Reza Azari , Ph.D. - Goodreads

This text presents 34 communication theories, from classic to new work, based on one chapter per theory. Extended examples are used to explain each theory, which should help students understand ... Read full review

Review: A First Look at Communication Theory

User Review  - Emma (NeverEnding TBR) - Goodreads

There were moments that were difficult to follow but that could just be the individual theories themselves. Overall I think Griffin did a fantastic job writing about the various theories. His examples ... Read full review

Contents

DIVISION ONE Communication as Artful Public Address
25
CHAPTER
27
CHAPTER
31
Copyright

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About the author (2006)

Em Griffin is professor emeritus of communication at Wheaton College in Illinois, where he has taught since 1970. He received his bachelor's degree in political science from the University of Michigan and his M. A. and Ph.D. in Communication from Northwestern university. His research interest centers on the development of close friendships. Griffin is the author of Getting Together and Making Friends (& Making Them Count).

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