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Comprehensive exams

May 7, 2011


On Facebook, fellow graduate students are talking about the recently concluded comprehensive exams for MA Communication students of Ateneo de Manila University–or part 1 of it, at least. I was not able register for it this summer due to some scheduling conflicts, so I hope to take it this September. So how’s my personal review […]

Three theories

June 14, 2010


My comprehensive exam for my master’s degree should be next year, either during summer or during the first semester. A professor has given me a tip to guide me with compre preparations: Master three theories. Yup, that’s it. He said that as long as I master three communication theories, I should be fine. In my […]

Coordinated Management of Meaning (CMM)

March 7, 2010


Coordinated Management of Meaning (CMM) is my second favorite communication theory. It’s my favorite because it explains why conflicts emerge during dialog. It therefore underscores the need to define and delineate meanings, and to delve deep into our background stories. It kinda works like in my first love: literature. When my Environment, Culture and Society […]

Groupthink: My favorite communication theory

February 9, 2010


Groupthink wasn’t discussed in my Theory Class when I took it last 2008. Nevertheless, it is my favorite. I discovered while flipping through my theory book. TheĀ group + think combo intrigued me, so I went ahead and read what it meant. Groupthink in a nutshell The University of Twente siteĀ gives a comprehensive explanation on what […]