Buses as Public Spheres

A few years ago professor Renee Human rode the bus in Lexington, KY and spent one year analyzing her experience from a critical lens. She found a few patterns in how people who rode the bus communicated. Human (2008) asks two research questions during her experiment, the second question partly has to do with personal maps. Citing Benjamin … Continue reading Buses as Public Spheres

Communication Model In Five Minutes

The video below was created by the folks at TedEd and explains some pretty foundational concepts of interpersonal and other kinds of Communication, these are concepts that we sometimes take weeks to cover in a classroom, explained in under five minutes. The video serves as a great introduction to the transactional model of communication, contextual influences … Continue reading Communication Model In Five Minutes