Problem: Theory Manuscript
The theory manuscript should meet the standard of the theory chapter in the thesis or publishable theory manuscript. Each student will write a 10 to15 pages research report. The paper must include:
1) an introduction to the communication theory being examined (to include a discussion of the author's investment in the theory)
2) a review of the literature (using a minimum of ten scholarly articles)
3) stated research question(s)
4) explanation and justification for the theory as a means for analysis
5) Application to an artifact or data set
6) conclusion (to include a discussion of implication, limitations, and future research).
The response should include a reference list. Double-space, using Times New Roman 12 pnt font, one-inch margins, and APA style of writing and citations.