COMM 254: Communication Theory [Video]
by Biola University
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Led by Dr. Tim Muehlhoff, this series of lectures highlights descriptions and applications of integral communication theories. The topics discussed include symbolic interaction, relational theories, narrative paradigm and a selected group of operational theories.
|1||VideoCommunicating Correctly in Today's Culture / Timothy Muehlhoff||Dr. Tim Muehlhoff lays the foundation for understanding the role of communication and its importance in our lives as Christians. He stresses how communication is not only a cognitive process but an emotional process as well.||8/26/10||Free||View In iTunes|
|2||VideoTheories of Communication Affecting Marriage / Timothy Muehlhoff||Dr. Tim Muehlhoff dives into a deeper understanding of what communication is, and the way that humans use it to interpret things. He hearkens on this understanding by looking at marriage and divorce rates in America.||8/31/10||Free||View In iTunes|
|3||VideoFormulating Truths from Science / Timothy Muehlhoff||Dr. Tim Muehlhoff defines the parameters of theories, and lists the necessary criterion it needs to yield results. He shows how an intricately crafted theory infused with communication can reveal truth.||9/2/10||Free||View In iTunes|
|4||VideoConstructivism: The Effects of Information Overload / Timothy Muehlhoff||Dr. Tim Muehlhoff unpacks the communication theory of Constructivism. He also talks about how the amount of information people consume on a daily basis powers a complex view of the world and other people.||9/23/10||Free||View In iTunes|
|5||VideoHierarchical Structures of Modern Society / Timothy Muehlhoff||Dr. Tim Muehlhoff articulates Kenneth Burke's ideas of individual perspectives in theology as well as in economics and communication. He also talks about how society inflicted hierarchies often lead to shame and guilt.||9/28/10||Free||View In iTunes|
This was a great series to learn from, if you know what I mean. If not, let me define what I mean!
Interesting topics and speaker....
Especially because of his love for Red Wings.