Theory Manuscript FINAL


 The theory manuscript should meet the standard of the theory chapter in the thesis or publishable theory manuscript. Each student will write a 10-15 page research report. The paper must include:

  • an introduction to the communication theory being examined (to include a discussion of the author’s investment in the theory)
  • a review of the literature (using a minimum of ten scholarly articles)
  • stated research question(s)
  • explanation and justification for the theory as a means for analysis
  • Application to an artifact or data set
  • conclusion (to include a discussion of implication, limitations, and future research)
  • A reference page will accompany the final paper and will be in APA format