What is research design? What are its characteristics, elements and types? Also discuss various types of research design?

The conceptual structure within which the research is going to be carried out is known as research design. It requires that a researcher find out the type of data required for testing and evaluating a theory. Elements of research design Generally a good research design minimizes bias and maximizes the reliability of the data collected … Continue reading What is research design? What are its characteristics, elements and types? Also discuss various types of research design?

Discuss different types of communication with suitable examples.

Communication was derived from two Latin words communis(n) which means sharing of commonness or commonality, and communicate(v) which means to make common r t share something. The different typologies or types of communication are On the Basis of code being used:- The there are two types of communication on the basis of types of codes … Continue reading Discuss different types of communication with suitable examples.

Traditions of communication

According to Craig Communication theory is a field of thought that is rich in diverse ideas but lacks coherence. He discusses how field of communication originated and how they have developed in several intellectual traditions that offer contrasting views of communication problems and current trendsin the field. Emergence of Communication Theory as a Field Although … Continue reading Traditions of communication

Communication as a Field and Discipline

In this essay Craig focuses that the field of communication is highly diverse in methods, theories and objects of study. There are three areas that overview the entire multidisciplinary field as a whole and therefore potentially illuminating its disciplinary identity and coherence.  They are:-  a) Communication Theory and Philosophy b) Research Methods c) Communication as … Continue reading Communication as a Field and Discipline

Four Approaches of Communication

Communication scholars in recent days have found out that there exists no meta-concept of communication and different societies have understood and defined communication in their own ways. Earlier communication theories were tried to be imposed or persuade to accept by Westerners but now this approach is no longer valid. Here are the alternative conceptions of … Continue reading Four Approaches of Communication