ERIC Number: EJ498808
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: 0
Systems Theory and Rhetoric: A Theoretical Model of Communication (Theory and the Profession).
Beck, Charles E.
Technical Communication: Journal of the Society for Technical Communication, v42 n1 p133-41 Feb 1995
Describes a comprehensive model of communication that incorporates four sets of relationships within a two-dimensional matrix: systems perspective (input, integration, output, feedback); rhetoric (purpose and method in objective and subjective perspectives); transactional process (simultaneous and multiple interactions among elements); and contextual levels (intrapersonal, organizational, societal). (RS)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Special Section: Measuring the Value Added by Professional Technical Communicators.