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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
2 hours to complete

Introduction

7 videos (Total 63 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
7 videos
Theory and Research9m
The Essence of Knowledge6m
Craig’s 7 Traditions in Communication Theory13m
What's next?10m
1 reading
Extra readings. About communication science40m
1 practice exercise
Week 1 Test (Introduction)14m
Week
2
2 hours to complete

Interpersonal communication

6 videos (Total 39 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
6 videos
Interdependence Theory7m
Equity Theory6m
Case: Applying Theory to Practice5m
1 reading
Extra readings. More about interpersonal communication theories40m
1 practice exercise
Week 2 Test (Interpersonal Communication)16m
Week
3
2 hours to complete

Group Communication

7 videos (Total 57 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
7 videos
Groupthink6m
Structuration and Communication5m
Symbolic Convergence in Group Communication6m
Functional Theory of Group Decision Making11m
1 reading
Believe me, I am one of you! The role of common group affiliation in crisis communication10m
1 practice exercise
Week 3 Test (Group Communication)20m
Week
4
2 hours to complete

Public Rhetoric and Persuasion

6 videos (Total 83 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
6 videos
Narrative Paradigm13m
Digital Rhetoric11m
Applying Theory to Practice: ‘Persuasion in crowdfunding: An elaboration likelihood model of crowdfunding performance’16m
1 reading
Preparing for the case analysis10m
1 practice exercise
Week 4 Test (Rhetorics)20m
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Top reviews from Communication theory: bridging academia and practice

By MAApr 4th 2019

Very Solid course to understand the background of our behavior and decisions making as well as what information we get and why.

Instructors

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Olga Solovyeva

Lecturer
Integrated Communications Department, Faculty of Communication, Media and Design
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Maria Mordvinova

Head of BA Program in PR and Advertising
Integrated Communications Department, Faculty of Communication, Media and Design

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