A Century of Transformation: Studies in Honor of the 100th Anniversary of the Eastern Communication…

Hardcover | April 20, 2009

EditorJames W. ChesebrobyEastern Communication Association

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A Century of Transformation: Studies in Honor of the 100th Anniversary of the Eastern Communication Association celebrates the anniversary of communication as a formally organized professional academic discipline. To mark this occasion, the Eastern Communication Association has compiled avolume of essays examining the many different aspects of the discipline, its history, and its future. The only book of its kind, this landmark anthology covers a multitude of topics, including approaches to studying communication, reviews of the current status of the discipline's major branches, and transformations that the field has experienced throughout its 100-year history. Edited by James W. Chesebro, this volume contains essays written by venerable researchers and professors, alongside selections from some of the field's upcoming leaders. Intended to serve as an analysis of both the past and future of the communication discipline, A Century of Transformation is avaluable resource for capstone courses in communication. It is also captivating reading for anyone interested in the history, growth, and development of the discipline.

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A Century of Transformation: Studies in Honor of the 100th Anniversary of the Eastern Communication Association celebrates the anniversary of communication as a formally organized professional academic discipline. To mark this occasion, the Eastern Communication Association has compiled avolume of essays examining the many different as...

James W. Chesebro is Distinguished Professor of Telecommunications at Ball State University. The Eastern Communication Association is the oldest professional communication association in the United States. Established in 1910, it is a service-oriented organization with a history of achievement in research, criticism, communication the...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:9.25 × 7.5 × 0.98 inPublished:April 20, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Introduction1. James W. Chesebro: The History of the Eastern Communication Associations, Its 100th Anniversary, and This 100th Anniversary VolumePart One: Approaches to the Study of Communication2. Lester C. Olson: Rhetorical Theory and Criticism3. Andrew S. Rancer and Theodore A. Avtgis: Communication Theory and Research4. Dan O'Hair, Nicole A. Ploeger, and Scott D. Moore: Applied Communication Theory and Research5. Kristin M. Langellier and Elizabeth Ellen Bell: Performance Studies: Theory, Research, and Criticism6. James C. McCroskey and Michael J. Beatty: Communibiology: Theory and Applied ImplicationsPart Two: Communication Contexts--State of the Arts Reviews7. Judith S. Trent and Robert V. Friedenberg: Political Communication8. Dennis S. Gouran: Small Group Communication9. Michael H. Bauer, Kelly M. Young, and John Fritch: Argumentation and Debate10. Deborah Borisoff, Pamela Cooper Hoel, and David T. McMahan: Interpersonal Communication11. Linda Lederman: Health Care Communication12. Gary Gumpert: Mass Communication, The Media Perspective, and Media Ecology13. Ronald L. Jackson II: Intercultural and Intracultural Communication14. Susan Drucker: Freedom of Expression15. Virginia Peck Richmond and Ann Bainbridge Frymier: Communication Education and Instructional Development16. James C. McCroskey: Communication ApprehensionPart Three: From the Past and Present to the Future - Building an Academic Discipline Through Change and Transformations17. James W. Chesebro and Michael E. Holmes: Transformations Created by Digital Communication Technologies18. Mark Hickson III: Transformations Created by Research19. Jane Blankenship, Janette Kenner Muir, and Dan F. Hahn: Keeping the Faith: On Being a Teacher-Scholar in the 21st CenturyContributorsIndex