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Listed below are search terms for you to use when searching for resources about Communication Theory.
- "Social penetration theory"
- "Social exchange theory"
- "Client centered therapy"
- Unconditional positive regard
- Empathetic understanding
- "Minimax principle"
- "Interpersonal deception theory"
- Dyadic communication
The Communication Blog
A blog for anyone who is "interested in interpersonal communication, the fundamentals of human communication, and public speaking."
Associations & Organizations
below are links to many different associations and organizations
dedicated to Communication studies. Often times these associations are great
resources to use in finding out the latest news and developments in
their field. They also provide career advice and even include job
The American Communication Association
"ACA is committed to enabling the effective use of new and evolving technologies to facilitate communication instruction, research and criticism, and to offering a technologically supportive venue for all who study the ways in which humans communicate. While the Association is based in the United States, it is a virtual organization that welcomes participation from academics and professionals throughout the world."
Eastern Communication Association (ECA)
"The Eastern Communication Association was initially established in 1910 and continues as the oldest professional communication association in the United States."--www.ecasite.org
International Communication Association (ICA)
"ICA is an academic association for scholars interested in the study, teaching, and application of all aspects of human and mediated communication."--www.icahdq.org
National Communication Association (NCA)
"NCA is the oldest and largest national organization to promote communication scholarship and education."--www.natcom.org
NCA: Lambda Pi Eta
"Lambda Pi Eta (LPH) has over 400 active chapters at four-year colleges and universities worldwide. LPH was founded in 1985 at the University of Arkansas. "--www.natcom.org
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Hosted by the University of Twente in the Netherlands, this site provides an overview of the various communication models broken into theory clusters.
Better Interpersonal Communications
A blog providing insight on improving interpersonal communication and presentation skills.