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Communication Science

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Introduction to Communication Science explores some of the basic theories, models, and concepts from the fields of mass, interpersonal and intrapersonal communication. The course begins with a consideration of several basic models, subsequently progressing to the history of communication theory, linear effect-oriented theories, the reception approach, and, finally, exploring theories on the production and reinforcement of culture through communication. The course also extends beyond the boundaries of communication science itself, exploring dimensions of history, sociology, and psychology. Join our class, together with people all over the world. SKILLS YOU WILL GAIN *Knowledge of the history and development of communication science; *Dominant theoretical approaches within communication science; *Knowledge and understanding of the most important models and concepts in this field. INSTRUCTOR *Rutger de Graaf PhD Graduate School of Communication Science OFFERED BY *University of Amsterdam A modern university with a rich history, the University of Amsterdam (UvA) traces its roots back to 1632, when the Golden Age school Athenaeum Illustre was established to train students in trade and philosophy. SHAREABLE CERTIFICATE Earn a certificate upon completion. 100% ONLINE COURSE Start instantly and learn at your own pace. FLEXIBLE SCHEDULE Set and maintain flexible deadlines. COURSE LEVEL Standard LANGUAGE English

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