Exploring Communication Theory
  • Release Date : 14 June 2017
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Categories : Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 404 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9781315513249
  • ISBN 10 : 1315513242
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Synopsis : Exploring Communication Theory written by Kory Floyd, published by Taylor & Francis which was released on 14 June 2017. Download Exploring Communication Theory Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. This text presents and explains theories from the epistemological perspectives of the researchers who use them. Rather than representing a specific theoretical paradigm (social scientific, interpretive, or critical), the author team presents the three major paradigms in one text, each writing in his or her area of expertise. Every theory is explained in a "native" voice, from a position of deep understanding and experience, improving clarity for readers. The text also provides insights on using communication theory to address real-life challenges. Considering that theories are developed to guide scholarly research more than to provide practical advice, this feature of the book helps students create realistic expectations for what theories can and cannot do and makes clear that many theories can have practical applications that students can use to their advantage in everyday life. Offering a comprehensive exploration of communication theories through multiple lenses, Exploring Communication Theory provides an integrated approach to studying communication theory and to demonstrating its application in the world of its readers.