Fundamentals of Communication

Broad-based overview of the field of communication as a social and cultural construct, through an examination of practices and theories in various contexts and settings. Topics may include communication theory, media studies, rhetoric intercultural studies, group and organizational communication, and performance.

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Communication in the Real World: An Introduction to Communication Studies
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Communication in the Real World: An Introduction to Communication Studies overviews the time-tested conceptual foundations of the field, while incorporating the latest research and cutting-edge applications of these basics. Each chapter will include timely, concrete, and real-life examples of communication concepts in action. A key feature of this book is the integration of content regarding diversity and organizational communication in each chapter through examples and/or discrete sub-sections. Discussions of diversity are not relegated to feature boxes. Also integrated into the content are examples that are inclusive in terms of race, gender, sexuality, ability, age, marital status, religion, and other diverse identity characteristics.

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Communication
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University of Minnesota
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University of Minnesota Libraries Publishing
Date Added:
01/01/2016
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Communication in the Real World: Introduction to Communication Studies Review
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This is a review of Communication In The Real World: An Introduction to Communication Studies: https://louis.oercommons.org/courses/communication-in-the-real-world-an-introduction-to-communication-studies (also found at https://open.lib.umn.edu/communication/) completed by Dr. Danielle Vignes , Associate Professor, Baton Rouge Community College, on April 6, 2020.

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Communication
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Danielle Vignes
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04/06/2020
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Communication in the Real World Textbook Review Rubric
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This is a review of the Communication in the Real World  https://louis.oercommons.org/courses/communication-in-the-real-world-an-introduction-to-communication-studies completed by Douglas Marshall, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Communication Studies at Southern University at New Orleans 

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Communication
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Douglas Marshall
Date Added:
07/16/2020
Introduction to Media Studies, Fall 2014
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This course provides a critical analysis of mass media in our culture. Various types of media such as books, films, video games, and online interactions will be discussed and reviewed. This course will also evaluate how information and ideas travel between people on a large scale.

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Arts and Humanities
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Full Course
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M.I.T.
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M.I.T. OpenCourseWare
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Flourish Klink
Kim Vaeth
Date Added:
01/01/2014
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Introduction to Public Communication Review
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This is a review of the textbook, Introduction to Public Communication http://louis.oercommons.org/courses/introduction-to-public-communication/view completed by Danielle Vignes, Baton Rouge Community College.

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Communication
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Textbook
Author:
Danielle Vignes
Date Added:
04/07/2020
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Intro to Communication Review Rubric
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This is a review of Intro to Communication (CMST 101) com https://louis.oercommons.org/courses/intro-to-communication-cmst-101 completed by Douglas Marshall, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Communication Studies at Southern University at New Orleans 

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Communication
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Douglas Marshall
Date Added:
07/17/2020
Intro to Communication Syllabus
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This syllabus is for Intro to Human Communication by Douglas Marshall, Ph.D. at Southern University at New Orleans, which is the CCOM 1013 on the statewide common course matrix.

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Communication
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Douglas Marshall
Date Added:
07/30/2020
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Intro to Professional Communication Review Rubric
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This is a review of Introduction to Professional Communication https://louis.oercommons.org/courses/introduction-to-professional-communications by Doreen Piano, Associate Professor of English, University of New Orleans, LA.This rubric was developed by BCcampus. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported license.The rubric allows reviewers to evaluate OER textbooks using a consistent set of criteria. Reviewers are encouraged to remix this rubric and add their review content within this tool. If you remix this rubric for an evaluation, please add the title to the evaluated content and link to it from your review.

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Communication
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Doreen Piano
Date Added:
08/05/2020
Media, Society, Culture and You
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Media, Society, Culture, and You is an approachable introductory Mass Communication text that covers major mass communication terms and concepts including "digital culture." It discusses various media platforms and how they are evolving as Information and Communication Technologies change.

This book has been peer-reviewed by 6 subject experts and is now available for adoption or adaptation. If you plan to adopt or adapt this open textbook, please let us know by filling out our adoption form (https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdIj_Te3hiuJL7cKaofhhUHuDz3_hlVXg6Wg1IPcDZoH2pRrg/viewform?usp=sf_link).

You can view the book's Review Statement (https://press.rebus.community/mscy/back-matter/review-statement/) for more information about reviewers and the review process. An Accessibility Assessment (https://press.rebus.community/mscy/back-matter/accessibility-assessment/) for this is book has also been prepared to see how this book meets accessibility standards.

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Communication
Journalism
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Textbook
Author:
Mark Poepsel
Date Added:
04/24/2019
Media and Society
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A comprehensive exploration of the underlaying forces that influence the content that is projected on the media. Unit 1 aims to define mass communication, mass media, and culture. It also will introduce the core concepts of media literacy and the concept of transmedia, the practice of integrating entertainment experiences across a range of different media platforms. Unit 2 will introduce selected theories that will help in analyzing mass communication and its effects. Subsequent units will explore individual mediums, with final unit focusing on media ethics and the relationship between the media and the government.

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Communication
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Full Course
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The Saylor Foundation
Date Added:
09/07/2018
Process of Communication
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Surveys the discipline of Communication Studies, emphasizing a theoretical understanding of human communication. It explores the history, assumptions, principles, specializations, and processes of human communication as an academic field. Overall, this is a perfect course for anyone thinking about the field of communication because it explores all facets of the field.

Chapter 1: The Foundations of Communication
Chapter 2: History of Communication Studies
Chapter 3: Perceiving and Understanding
Chapter 4: Verbal Communication
Chapter 5: Nonverbal Communication
Chapter 6: Listening
Chapter 7: Creating Communication Climates and Conflict Communication Climate
Chapter 8 Communication Theory
Chapter 9: Interpersonal Communication
Chapter 10: Intercultural Communication
Chapter 11: Gender Communication
Chapter 12: Health Communication
Chapter 13: Mass Communication

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Communication
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Textbook
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College of the Canyons
Author:
Tammera Stokes Rice
Date Added:
04/30/2020
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This is a review of the Process of Communication https://louis.oercommons.org/courses/process-of-communication completed by Douglas Marshall, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Communication Studies at Southern University at New Orleans 

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Business and Communication
Communication
Educational Technology
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Textbook
Author:
Douglas Marshall
Date Added:
07/16/2020
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Stand up, Speak out: The Practice and Ethics of Public Speaking Review
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This is a review of Stand up, Speak out: The Practice and Ethics of Public Speaking, https://louis.oercommons.org/courses/stand-up-speak-out-the-practice-and-ethics-of-public-speaking, by Danielle Vignes, Associate Professor Baton Rouge Community College.

Subject:
Communication
Material Type:
Textbook
Author:
Danielle Vignes
Date Added:
04/20/2020