Communication Models

Foundations of Communication Communication Models Over time, communication scholars have increasingly expanded our understanding of  the communication process through the use of three models: 1.Linear Model – The oldest, most simplified model 2.Interactional...

History of Communication

Communication History The history of communication begins before Humans.  But, let’s start with humans anyway. Let’s just start with the concept of “Symbols.”  For the purposes of this discussion, communication is defined as the movement of...

The Transmission Model of Communication

The Transmission Model of Communication Here I will outline and critique a particular, very well-known model of communication developed by Shannon and Weaver (1949), as the prototypical example of a transmissive model of communication: a model which reduces...