Communication Theory

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  1. Metatheory
  2. Qualitative Research
  3. More Metatheory
  4. Quantitative Research
  5. Diffusion of Innovations Theory
  6. Agenda Setting Theory
  7. Cultivation Theory
  8. Cultivation Theory Lesson #2
  9. Agenda Setting Theory Review #2
  10. DIT Review
  11. Narrative Paradigm
  12. Rhetoric
  13. Final Cultivation Review
  14. Final DIT Review
  15. Final Agenda Setting Review
  16. Narrative Paradigm & Rhetoric Review
  17. ELM Lecture Content Review
  18. Cognitive Dissonance Content Review
  19. Hofstede's Cultural Dimensions
  20. Face Negotiation Theory and Politeness Theory
  21. Non-Western Comm Theories
  22. FNT and PT pt 2
  23. Hofstede's Cultural Dimensions pt 2
  24. FNT and PT pt 3
  25. Non-Western Comm Theories 2
  26. CAT, MGT, and ST
  27. FNT and PT pt 4
  28. Hofstede's Cultural Dimensions pt 3
  29. CPMT and RDT 1.0 and 2.0
  30. Org Comm

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Metatheory

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Hey: Welcome Back --> Metatheory

Okay - now let's see what you remember!

When a theory is "parsimonious" it is:

Theories that remain relevant pass the "test of time"

When a theory seems to have the right number of concepts in it, we say it has the appropriate:

Qualitative Research

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Qualitative research is humanistic/interpretivist research

More Metatheory

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Night 1 material

Humanistic researchers are objective in their perspectives

Determinism is...

Quantitative Research

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Quantitative Research

Diffusion of Innovations Theory

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Diffusion of Innovations Theory

Agenda Setting Theory

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Agenda Setting Theory

Cultivation Theory

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Cultivation Theory

Select the ways in which TV forms cultural mainstream

Cultivation Theory Lesson #2

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Let's Revisit Cultivation Theory

Which of the following is an area of thinking of the Mean World Syndrome?

Which of the following is an area of thinking of the Mean World Syndrome

Agenda Setting Theory Review #2

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Let's Practice Agenda Setting Theory

Can something be "framed" in the media by where it is physically located? (like it's location in the newspaper (p. A7) or in a 30-minute news-hour)

Does Agenda Setting Theory affect voting?

DIT Review

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Let's Review DIT

Who are opinion leaders?

Narrative Paradigm

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Narrative Paradigm

Rhetoric

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Rhetoric

Final Cultivation Review

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Cultivation Theory

Which of these are true?

Cultivation theory argues that everyone suffers from the MWS to some degree. What term describes this?

Which of these are true? (choose all that apply)

Final DIT Review

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Diffusion of Innovation Theory

Once critical mass is reached....

The ability to try out an innovation affects its rate of adoption.

If an innovation is complex, it will never diffuse.

An innovation will diffuse faster if it has a relative advantage over whatever we're currently using or doing.

Resistance talk actively discourages adopting an innovation.

Final Agenda Setting Review

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Agenda Setting Theory

People who allow the media to set their agenda more than others include...(choose all that apply)

Trump got COVID. This knocked his tax woes off the agenda and put his health on the agenda. That he got COVID was a:

Narrative Paradigm & Rhetoric Review

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Narrative Paradigm

Narrative paradigm believes we make decisions based on:

If a story has narrative "coherence"... (choose all that apply)

If a story has narrative "fidelity" it means: (choose all that apply)

ELM Lecture Content Review

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Elaboration Likelihood Model

In order for someone to process a message centrally some conditions must be present: They must be motivated to do so (what's in it for me? -- ego involvement) They must be able to do so (they must have the ability and time, they can't be distracted) ...or someone must have a high need for cognition (they have a high need to critically think about messages in general)

Cognitive Dissonance Content Review

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Cognitive Dissonance

Swipe up to learn more about Cognitive Dissonance Theory

Leon Festinger (theorist) discovered that the arousal generated by dissonance motivates people to avoid situations that cause dissonance. This can be persuasive in nature.

Cognitive Dissonance Content Review

Cognitive Dissonance happens when we do things that don't fit with what we believe or feel. It is an aversive state we actively avoid or reduce.

Cognitive Dissonance Content Review

Hofstede's Cultural Dimensions

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Hofstede's Cultural Dimensions

Face Negotiation Theory and Politeness Theory

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Face Negotiation Theory and Politeness Theory

Non-Western Comm Theories

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Non-Western Communication Theories

Terms related to African Communication

Terms related to Asian Communication

FNT and PT pt 2

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FNT and PT part 2

Hofstede's Cultural Dimensions pt 2

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Hofstede's Cultural Dimensions pt 2

FNT and PT pt 3

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FNT and PT pt 3

Non-Western Comm Theories 2

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Non-Western pt 2

The notion that time is fluid means

The idea that there is no "me" without "us" is centered in which idea?

Not talking to everyone the same way; having differentiated codes for communication is common in which culture?

In which cultures do we find a great deal of honor in family? choose all that apply

CAT, MGT, and ST

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CAT, MGT, and ST

FNT and PT pt 4

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FNT and PT pt 4

Hofstede's Cultural Dimensions pt 3

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Hofstede's Cultural Dimensions pt 3

CPMT and RDT 1.0 and 2.0

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Communication Privacy Management Theory, Relational Dialectics Theory 1.0 and 2.0

Org Comm

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