Hey everyone! We’re back at it again with the traditions. Before reading any further, you may ask “what on earth are cybernetic traditions?” Cybernetics is the study of information processing, feedback and control in communication systems. Continue reading Cybernetic Traditions
“The 7 traditions of Communication Theory”. This was the new topic I was taught in class last week. By no stretch of the imagination would I have thought that the theory of communication had anything to do with TRADITIONS, whatsoever.
First off, I will say communication theory has a criteria that involves six aspects. These aspects are theoretical scope, appropriateness, heuristic value, validity parsimony and finally openness. These six aspects all make up the basis of a good theory.
Throughout the course of studying communication I’ve learned so far, that you must first define before you seek to explain. Therefore, the first step in defining communication theory is first understanding what theory and communication actually mean. Continue reading What is Communication Theory?