Introduction to Communication Science is a free and self-paced online course, conducted by the University of Amsterdam. The course can be taken at any time, it always open and free.
About this course
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 Beginnings of Communication Science
- Technical Approaches to Communication Science
- Cultural and Social Approaches to Communication Science
- Final Exam
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