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    • EFFECTS OF BACKGROUND MUSIC 13 which over-arousal leads to a deterioration in performance” (Hallam, Price, & Katsarou, 2002). When there is an activity that does not require a lot of stimulation, music can be a great asset to keep performance high....
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    • 8 The final student group affected by similar obstacles includes the many students with learning disabilities who require individual attention and additional accommodations to improve reading and writing skills. Thus, it can be discouraging for a...
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    • Running head: COMMUNICATION THEORIES 1 Communication Theories: An Infographics Development Project A Capstone Project submitted to Southern Utah University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Arts in Professional...
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    • COMMUNICATION THEORIES 3 Table of Contents TITLE ............................................................................................................................. 1 APPROVAL PAGE...
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    • COMMUNICATION THEORIES 4 Acknowledgements First and foremost, I would like to thank Dr. Matt Barton for his continuous help throughout my 6+ years at Southern Utah University. He was monumental in helping me decide to attend the Master’s program...
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    • COMMUNICATION THEORIES 5 Abstract This project addresses the need for visual aids in Communication theories classes. Twelve original infographics were designed to help millennial-aged students better understand complex, intricate topics by...
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    • COMMUNICATION THEORIES 6 Communication Theories: An Infographics Development Project Communication theories are a complex and complicated concept for college students. Theories include a plethora of information that must be quickly and efficiently...
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    • COMMUNICATION THEORIES 7 passive learning, are fundamental to the learning and cognitive processes of students today” (p. 55). Many educators are struggling to find solutions to the shifting needs of students. Research suggests that by...
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    • COMMUNICATION THEORIES 8 to fully engage millennial-aged students. This will allow educators to further grasp student attention and efficiently teach them Communication theories. To meet the needs of the transitioning learning styles of today’s...
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    • COMMUNICATION THEORIES 9 Literature Review Communication Theory Human beings have been communicating since the dawn of time. From cave drawings to drum sounds, the earliest humans discovered and developed ways to send messages to one another. Since...
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    • COMMUNICATION THEORIES 10 theories constitute, or make, an experience of communication. Theories communicate about communication” (p. 8). Communication Theory is typically a foundation class for Communication majors at both undergraduate and...
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    • COMMUNICATION THEORIES 11 for auditory learners. The aid may also include space for students to write their own information for read / write learners. Visual aids are a powerful tool for students from all learning styles when used properly. George...
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    • COMMUNICATION THEORIES 12 deployment of audio-visual technology” (p. 9). Visual aids can also help aid in functional dialogue in the classroom setting and encourage “discussions through questions, observations, and inferences about patterns and...
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    • COMMUNICATION THEORIES 13 shared when produced in digital formats and can be dispersed through social media or email marketing platforms. Researcher Mastrianni (2014) found that almost 25% of emails are opened for less than 3 seconds and only have...
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    • COMMUNICATION THEORIES 14 students, who are accustomed to communicating briefly and spontaneously via instant messenger, e-mail or text message” (p. 33). Based on this information, it is important to understand how to incorporate visual and...
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    • COMMUNICATION THEORIES 15 Infographics are one tool that has been highly effective at spreading information through Internet platforms, because it contains a large amount of information in a concise way. Toth (2013) explains, “…[an] important...
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    • COMMUNICATION THEORIES 16 strengthening critical thinking and synthesizing skills” (p. 16). By presenting information in a visual format, students can use the image to help them understand the corresponding text. Unlike standard text-heavy...
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    • COMMUNICATION THEORIES 17 A. Use short sentences and paragraphs B. Use design elements like spacing and dividing lines to distinguish the content sections from one another C. Use bold typeface and sub-headers to make certain words stand out D. Use...
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    • COMMUNICATION THEORIES 18 It will be necessary to develop designs that easily translate to either platform by keeping relevant design elements in mind, including color, page layout/size, and interaction. For this reason, the colors will be limited...
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    • COMMUNICATION THEORIES 19 These visual aids will be appealing to both the millennial-aged college students, as well as younger students who have similar educational needs. It is the intention of the graphic designer that the graphic representations...

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