Midterm, Fall 2012


Choose two of the following:

Choose the appropriate set of criteria by which to evaluate each theory. Then: 1) evaluate each theory according to the criteria; and 2) compare the two theories in terms of their utility and ability to be applied/inform communication. Which one is more helpful to us in understanding and/or improving interpersonal communication?

You may use the discussions, the textbook and supplemental readings. No other outside research is required or desired.

5 - 7 pages (7 max!), double-spaced, 12 point font, 1 inch margins, APA format (cover page, reference page, running head).


COM 512 Theories of Interpersonal Communication

Fall, 2012


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Dr. Marcia Dixson

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