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How to Define Your Concept a.k.a. Concept Explication [Part 2]

This is part 2 (the final part) of a series, be sure to read part 1 as well. A key to research that can be used and repeated is the careful definition of the major concepts in the study. A … Continue reading

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How to Define Your Concept a.k.a. Concept Explication [Part 1]

A key to research that can be used and repeated is the careful definition of the major concepts in the study. A hazy definition of a concept may enter into relationships with other variables, but since the concept was ill-defined … Continue reading

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Theory Words & Definitions

There are a lot of terms that get thrown around in the academic lexicon, sometimes they align with those you’ll find in a dictionary, sometimes they don’t. So I thought I’d outline a good handful for you here that will … Continue reading

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What is Theory?

Let’s think about this… I realize that as I get this blog off of the ground I may have missed one of the most important questions of all when it comes to Mass Communication theory. What exactly is it and … Continue reading

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