NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA EDT811 THEORIES OF COMMUNICATION AND PHILOSOPHICAL BASIS OF INSTRUCTIONAL MEDIA
14/16 AHMADU BELLO WAY, LAGOS
SCHOOL OF EDUCATION
MAY/JUNE 2013 EXAMINATION
COURSE CODE: EDT811
COURSE TITLE: THEORIES OF COMMUNICATION AND PHILOSOPHICAL BASIS
OF INSTRUCTIONAL MEDIA TIME: 3 HOURS
N/B: ANSWER ANY FOUR OUT OF FIVE QUESTIONS
ALL QUESTIONS CARRY EQUAL MARKS
1 a) Discuss the various principles of communication.
b ) What would distort your effective communication as a student?
2 a ) Analyze the prerequisites for effective communication in the classroom.
b ) What conditions in your opinion, would provide good communication in the classroom?
- Compare and contrast, with the aid of diagrams, David Berlo’s and Harold Lasswell’s
- Disscuss critically any seven of these communication theories i. Coordinated management of meaning (CMM)
- Cultivation Analysis
iii. Communication Accomodation iv. Cognitive Dissonance
- Cultural Studies
vii. Rational Dialectics viii. Spiral of Silence
- a ) Examine critically, the various types of knowledge b ) i)What is axiology?
- ii) Analyze the various kinds of values.