A systemic process in which people interact with and through symbols

Question

  1. In lecture, we used this definition of Communication: “A systemic process in which people interact with and through symbols to create and interpret meanings” (Wood, 2017). Provide and discuss an example for each of the four underlined aspects of this definition (systemic; process; symbols; create and interpret meanings). Your discussion should explain how the example highlights the definition aspect.
    Note. The citation for the definition is: Wood, J. (2017). Communication mosaics: An introduction to the field of communication (8th ed.). Boston, MA: Wadsworth, Cengage Learning.
  2. Select a social media post (e.g., Twitter, Instagram, etc.) and describe it in terms of the transmission model of communication. Next, describe the same tweet in terms of the transactional model of communication. Finally, discuss the differences between the two models: in your examples, what does the transactional model include that the transmission model doesn’t?
  3. Find and discuss an example of post-positive OR interpretive research. The examples should be from within the past five years. You could find these on University websites, through academic journals, and/or popular science outlets. In your answer, describe the study (including a link). Next, explain how the research exemplifies a trait, method, and concern of this approach as discussed in lecture. Your answer should explain a trait and then explain how it shows up in the sample study; explain a methodological approach (e.g., surveys) and how that shows up in the sample; explain a methodological concern…
  4. Find and discuss an example of rhetorical OR critical research. The examples should be from within the past five years. You could find these on University websites, through academic journals, and/or popular science outlets. In your answer, describe the study (including a link). Next, explain how the research exemplifies a trait, method, and concern of this approach as discussed in lecture. Your answer should explain a trait and then explain how it shows up in the sample study; explain a methodological approach (e.g., surveys) and how that shows up in the sample; explain a methodological concern…

Sample Solution

ACED ESSAYS