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CMM325: Communication Theory Research Guide: Overviews

Suggested Search Terms

Listed below are some search terms for you to use when searching for resources about Communication Theory.

  • "Communication theory" and ("expectancy violations" or EVT)
  • "Cognitive dissonance" and Communication
  • "Communication accommodation" and Giles
  • Dialectics
  • Symbolic interactionism
  • Berger and "uncertainty reduction" 
  • "social penetration theory" and (Altman or Taylor)
  • "muted group theory" or "standpoint theory"
  • communication and ("group think" or "group discussion")


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