Author Archives: Gavin Davie

Schema Theory – for your reading pleasure!

Schema theory is now officially on MCT! In a hurry – read: Schema Theory – A Quick Background Have the time? Dig in to: The Schema Theory overview page Advertisements

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Systems Theory Page Launched!

New page on Systems Theory is now live! Systems theorists study the interaction of an input through a system to its output, anything influencing this that isn’t part of the system can either be termed “environment” or “noise” depending on … Continue reading

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Managing Your Productivity in Grad School + Undergrad

To manage your life in school takes a serious balancing act – I know this is a little departure from Mass Communication Theory but anyone who reads this site can learn something from my experience as both a student and … Continue reading

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Framing Theory Page has Launched!

The theory overview page for Framing theory is now live – please check it out!

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How to Write a Good Title, Abstract, and Introduction

Writing the title and abstract can be the easiest and most frustrating part of writing a research paper. There are two major things to keep in mind when writing your title and abstract: Be clear and concise. You want everyone to know … Continue reading

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Communicating Effectively in a Digital Age

In our digital age, most people have long forgotten or never been taught the art and science of written communication. We’ve progressed (or regressed depending on your point of view) from a time when it was commonplace to jot down … Continue reading

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How to Write a Research Paper, Proposal, or Thesis eBook now free!

Here is the overview of everything contained in the ~40 page eBook. It contains detailed sections on how to write: Title Abstract Introduction Analysis/Discussion Background/Literature Review Select and define your concept Study purpose and Relevance How to write good qualitative and … Continue reading

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