Journal of
Media and Communication Studies

  • Abbreviation: J. Media Commun. Stud.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2545
  • DOI: 10.5897/JMCS
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 227

Table of Content: January 2015; 7(1)

January 2015

Non-verbal immediacy’s role in student learning

Clear and effective communication is essential. Nonverbal communication specifically has a vital role in communication. There is inconsistent data on the effect of nonverbal communication used by instructors and the impact on student learning within the higher education environment. This research study sought to find distinct correlations between instructors’ nonverbal communication and student learning. Based on...

Author(s): Dustin York

January 2015

Emergence of discursive voices and simulation of polyphony: The identity of science in a Brazilian magazine

The aim of this paper is to analyze the construction of identity of science in a Brazilian magazine that covers science. We take identity as a discursive construction and use theories of Discourse Analysis and polyphony of Bakhtin to unfold which discursive voices are present in the magazine’s discourse. Our analysis is divided in three stages: 1) localization of speakers and enunciators, 2) description of...

Author(s): Natália Martins Flores and Ada Cristina Machado Silveira