Survey of Communication Study
by Laura Hahn, Lance Lippert, Scott Paynton
Publisher: Wikibooks 2011
This text offers the opportunity to introduce people to Communication as an academic field of study. We lay the foundation by covering the scope of communication study, its history, as well as a brief introduction to theories and research methods. We survey many of the areas of specialization practiced in the field of Communication today.
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by Michelle Ferrier, Elizabeth Mays
The textbook is designed to fill the needs of a growing number of journalism and mass communications programs in the U.S. that are teaching media entrepreneurship, media innovation, and the business of journalism to undergraduates and graduates.
The book on communication theory from a biographical perspective, information transmission from one person to another and the ways in which people use the technologies of communication. This text attempts to show the theory within a social context.
by Lawrence Lessig - Penguin Press HC
Never before have the big cultural monopolists used the fear created by new technologies to shrink the public domain of ideas, even as the same corporations use the same technologies to control more and more what we can and can't do with culture.
by Jessica Gasiorek - Pressbooks
Message processing is a study of human communication processes. The text provides an undergraduate introduction and explanation of the social and cognitive processes involved in human communication, focusing on how people create understanding.