ABC of Communication Studies

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Nelson Thornes, 1998 - Communication - 197 pages
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ABC of Communication Studies is a comprehensive guide to the terms and concepts used in communication studies, providing an invaluable course support text for students following A Level, BTEC, GNVQ and GCSE courses in communication studies or media studies.
 

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Contents

Culture
56
Notes on the authors vi Decoderdecoding
58
Dialect
59
How to use this book viii Discourse analysis
61
Effect
62
Emotion
65
Empathy
66
Encoderencoding
67
Orientation
124
Paralanguage
125
Perception
126
Personality
128
Persuasion
130
Phatic communication
132
Posture
133
Propaganda
134

Extrapersonal communication
69
Eye contact
72
Artificial intelligence 9 Facial expression
73
Feedback
74
Gatekeeper
77
Genre
79
Gesture
81
Group communication
83
Ideology
85
Information
86
Information technology
88
Interface
91
Interpersonal communication
93
Intrapersonal communication
94
Language
95
Classsocial class 36 Listening
98
Mass communication
99
Mediation
101
Communication skills 42 Mediocommunication
103
Memory
106
Messagetext
109
Content analysis 52 Motivation
111
Networks
112
News values
114
Nonverbal communication
116
Numerals
119
Organisations
122
Proximity
137
Purpose
138
Redundancy
139
Register
141
Rhetoric
142
Role
145
Selfconcept
146
Semantics
148
Semiologysemiotics
150
The senses
151
Sign
154
Signal
158
Slang
159
Smallgroup networks
160
Socialisation
163
Speechspeaking
164
Stereotypestereotyping
166
Style
167
Thinking
169
Touch
170
Transactional analysis
172
Values
173
Writing
174
Communication models
177
References
189
Index
193
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