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The authors have interviewed a number of the theorists covered in A First Look.The interviews span more than a decade since Em Griffin conducted the first ones, done in then-standard video format. More recent interviews conducted by Glenn Sparks and Andrew Ledbetter were done in HD format. The videos can also be found on the First Look YouTube channel and transcripts are available for most (see links when you run each video).

Theories with Full Coverage in this edition:

Sorted by Chapter number


Judee Burgoon

Expectancy Violations Theory
(Chapter 6— 7:48)

Judee Burgoon

Expectancy Violations Theory
(Chapter 6— 7:48)


Chuck Berger

Uncertainty Reduction Theory
(Chapter 9— 7:18)

Chuck Berger

Uncertainty Reduction Theory
(Chapter 9— 7:18)


Joe Walther

Social Information Processing...
(Chapter 10— 8:51)

Joe Walther

Social Information Processing...
(Chapter 10— 8:51)


Leslie Baxter

Relational Dialectics Theory
(Chapter 11— 8:01)

Leslie Baxter

Relational Dialectics Theory
(Chapter 11— 8:01)


Sandra Petronio

Communicaton Privacy...
(Chapter 12— 8:27)

Sandra Petronio

Communicaton Privacy...
(Chapter 12— 8:27)


Randy Hirokawa

Functional Perspective...
(Chapter 20— 7:18)

Randy Hirokawa

Functional Perspective...
(Chapter 20— 7:18)


Stan Deetz

Critical Theory..in Organizations
(Chapter 24— 7:58)

Stan Deetz

Critical Theory..in Organizations
(Chapter 24— 7:58)


Howard Giles

Communication Accommodation Theory
(Chapter 25— 8.55)

Howard Giles

Communication Accommodation Theory
(Chapter 25— 8.55)


Stella Ting-Toomey

Face-Negotiation Theory
(Chapter 26— 7:16)

Stella Ting-Toomey

Face-Negotiation Theory
(Chapter 26— 7:16)


Mark Orbe

Co-Cultural Theory
(Chapter 27— 15:53)

Mark Orbe

Co-Cultural Theory
(Chapter 27— 15:53)


Cheris Kramarae

Muted Group Theory
(Chapter 30— 8:08)

Cheris Kramarae

Muted Group Theory
(Chapter 30— 8:08)


Max McCombs

Agenda-Setting Theory
(Chapter 37— 8:04)

Max McCombs

Agenda-Setting Theory
(Chapter 37— 8:04)


Arhived theories from previous editions (and/or brief coverage in the 11th edition):

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Scott Poole

Adaptive Structuration Theory
(Archive— 6:58)

Scott Poole

Adaptive Structuration Theory
(Archive— 6:58)


Jim Applegate, Brandt Burleson, Jessie Delia

Constructivism
(Archive— 7:32)

Jim Applegate, Brandt Burleson, Jessie Delia

Constructivism
(Archive— 7:32)


Barnett Pearce

Coordinated Management of Meaning
(Archive— 7:37)

Barnett Pearce

Coordinated Management of Meaning
(Archive— 7:37)


David Buller

Interpersonal Deception Theory
(Archive— 6:19)

David Buller

Interpersonal Deception Theory
(Archive— 6:19)


Byron Reeves & Clifford Nass

The Media Equation
(Archive— 8:38)

Byron Reeves & Clifford Nass

The Media Equation
(Archive— 8:38)


Gerry Philipsen

Speech Codes Theory
(Archive— 6:34)

Gerry Philipsen

Speech Codes Theory
(Archive— 6:34)



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11th Edition

The authors have interviewed a number of the theorists covered in A First Look.The interviews span more than a decade since Em Griffin conducted the first ones, done in then-standard video format. More recent interviews conducted by Glenn Sparks and Andrew Ledbetter were done in HD format. The videos can also be found on the First Look YouTube channel and transcripts are available for most (see links when you run each video).

Theories with Full Coverage in this edition:

Sorted by Chapter number


Judee Burgoon

Expectancy Violations Theory
(Chapter 6— 7:48)

Judee Burgoon

Expectancy Violations Theory
(Chapter 6— 7:48)


Chuck Berger

Uncertainty Reduction Theory
(Chapter 9— 7:18)

Chuck Berger

Uncertainty Reduction Theory
(Chapter 9— 7:18)


Joe Walther

Social Information Processing...
(Chapter 10— 8:51)

Joe Walther

Social Information Processing...
(Chapter 10— 8:51)


Leslie Baxter

Relational Dialectics Theory
(Chapter 11— 8:01)

Leslie Baxter

Relational Dialectics Theory
(Chapter 11— 8:01)


Sandra Petronio

Communicaton Privacy...
(Chapter 12— 8:27)

Sandra Petronio

Communicaton Privacy...
(Chapter 12— 8:27)


Randy Hirokawa

Functional Perspective...
(Chapter 20— 7:18)

Randy Hirokawa

Functional Perspective...
(Chapter 20— 7:18)


Stan Deetz

Critical Theory..in Organizations
(Chapter 24— 7:58)

Stan Deetz

Critical Theory..in Organizations
(Chapter 24— 7:58)


Howard Giles

Communication Accommodation Theory
(Chapter 25— 8.55)

Howard Giles

Communication Accommodation Theory
(Chapter 25— 8.55)


Stella Ting-Toomey

Face-Negotiation Theory
(Chapter 26— 7:16)

Stella Ting-Toomey

Face-Negotiation Theory
(Chapter 26— 7:16)


Mark Orbe

Co-Cultural Theory
(Chapter 27— 15:53)

Mark Orbe

Co-Cultural Theory
(Chapter 27— 15:53)


Cheris Kramarae

Muted Group Theory
(Chapter 30— 8:08)

Cheris Kramarae

Muted Group Theory
(Chapter 30— 8:08)


Max McCombs

Agenda-Setting Theory
(Chapter 37— 8:04)

Max McCombs

Agenda-Setting Theory
(Chapter 37— 8:04)


Arhived theories from previous editions (and/or brief coverage in the 11th edition):

Sorted by Theory name


Scott Poole

Adaptive Structuration Theory
(Archive— 6:58)

Scott Poole

Adaptive Structuration Theory
(Archive— 6:58)


Jim Applegate, Brandt Burleson, Jessie Delia

Constructivism
(Archive— 7:32)

Jim Applegate, Brandt Burleson, Jessie Delia

Constructivism
(Archive— 7:32)


Barnett Pearce

Coordinated Management of Meaning
(Archive— 7:37)

Barnett Pearce

Coordinated Management of Meaning
(Archive— 7:37)


David Buller

Interpersonal Deception Theory
(Archive— 6:19)

David Buller

Interpersonal Deception Theory
(Archive— 6:19)


Byron Reeves & Clifford Nass

The Media Equation
(Archive— 8:38)

Byron Reeves & Clifford Nass

The Media Equation
(Archive— 8:38)


Gerry Philipsen

Speech Codes Theory
(Archive— 6:34)

Gerry Philipsen

Speech Codes Theory
(Archive— 6:34)



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