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COMS 473 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: British Film Institute, Teen Pop, F. R. Leavis

Day grace: Put GRACE in the subject, day late @ 4pm, always expand on your idea more than you think you have to, July 4th = reading on pg 4551 of text Context Stuart Hall = Cultural studies Birmingham (marxism, semiotic...

Communication and Media Studies
COMS 473
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COMS 473 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Proletariat, Protest Song, Rotten Tomatoes

July 16th = reading on pg. 63-74 ADORNO - Popular music from the study of philosophy and social sciences - Hates Jazz in his works, but apparently played it; exposed himself to it - Capitalist culture is...

Communication and Media Studies
COMS 473
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COMS 473 Lecture 3: COMS 473 - Lecture 3

July 25th = de Certeau p. 545555 Was a French Jesuit; marxist and postmodern undertones Rejects individuality; individual acts as a surface for influence to interact; v postmodern The infrastructure is already there, th...

Communication and Media Studies
COMS 473
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COMS 201 Lecture Notes - Lecture 11: Technological Determinism, Mass Communication, Mass Production

Chapter 11 Theories of Mass Communication Technological determinism (Marshall McLuhan) Canadian theorist, Marshall McLuhan labelled theorist. The things he wrote about is now more practical than it was when he propounded i...

Communication and Media Studies
COMS 201
Dawn Johnson
COMS 201 Lecture Notes - Lecture 15: Radical Feminism, Socialist Feminism, Liberal Feminism

Feminist Theory (Cirksena and Cuklanz) This article, like most, acknowledges that feminist theory, like feminism, is difficult to define, but it does acknowledge several common features: 1. A concern about and desire to ch...

Communication and Media Studies
COMS 201
Dawn Johnson
COMS 201 Lecture Notes - Lecture 13: Intersectionality, Relativism, Commodification

CHAPTER 13 POSTMODERNISM What were going to talk about: Where postmodernism came from? Post modernism is out of modernism. Period that came at late 19 or starting of th 20 century. modernism focuses on order, rationalism ...

Communication and Media Studies
COMS 201
Dawn Johnson
COMS 201 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Binary Opposition

Chapter 7 Coordinated Management of Meaning and constructivism Coordinated Management of Meaning > suggests human communication is rule guided and rule followed. 4 key concepts 1. Hierarchy of meaning Model that help us cr...

Communication and Media Studies
COMS 201
Dawn Johnson
COMS 201 Lecture Notes - Lecture 12: Dominant Ideology, Economic Determinism, Homophobia

Chapter 12 Marxism Marxism is, in essence, a critique of capitalism. It sees socioeconomic class, and the struggles that arise between the classes, as the most important factor in understanding society. Socio economic stat...

Communication and Media Studies
COMS 201
Dawn Johnson
COMS 201 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Economic Determinism, Human Nature, Behaviorism

Chapter 3 Buildings blocks of theory 1. Ontology: Determinism vs. free will - Human nature - Ontology- branch of philosophy that studies human nature. - Determinism is the assumption tha...

Communication and Media Studies
COMS 201
Dawn Johnson
COMS 201 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Social Exchange Theory

Chapter 8 Interpersonal Dynamics Dialectical theory Dialectics are contradictory or opposing tensions, and dialectical theory focuses on those tensions without necessarily trying to resolve them. Dialectics are ...

Communication and Media Studies
COMS 201
Dawn Johnson
COMS 201 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: George Herbert Mead, Kenneth Burke, Dramatism

Chapter 5 Symbolic Interaction - Developed by George Herbert Mead. - Suggests that symbols are bases of individual identity and social life - We acquire identity through interacting with others. - B...

Communication and Media Studies
COMS 201
Dawn Johnson
COMS 201 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Pathos, Speech Code, Dialectic

Chapter 10 Stand point theory Stand point theory is interested in tracing the way distinct social groups within a society shape members experiences, knowledge, and ways of interacting. Impacts of ...

Communication and Media Studies
COMS 201
Dawn Johnson
COMS 201 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Situation Two, Testability, Distance Education

Chapter 2 Theory Theory is an account of about what something is, how it works, what produces it and what it can change. It is something that we look through to interpret what we are looking at. ...

Communication and Media Studies
COMS 201
Dawn Johnson
COMS 201 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: General Semantics, Dramatism, Rhetoric

Chapter 4 Early Communication Theories General Semantics Study of language; way that we use words and symbols to represent meaning Way to express intangible thoughts and ideas that we have ...

Communication and Media Studies
COMS 201
Dawn Johnson
COMS 201 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Chemical Element, Body Language, Principle Of Compositionality

Chapter 1 Definition of communication How we receive, perceive, interact, express our thoughts, feelings, ideas, information. Body language plays a vital role in expressing our views. Environment, the...

Communication and Media Studies
COMS 201
Dawn Johnson
Permachart - Marketing Reference Guide: Business Communication, Human Communication, Jargon

Communication Success 2 Communication Success 3 permacharts TM ...

Business Administration
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