Part II: Communication Theory and Your Chosen Career Field (or Major) (Environmental Management)
1. Go to the UMUC Library and click on “Search by Subject.”
2. Go to the Subject area that is most closely related to your major or career (Environmental Management). Take a look around this UMUC Subject Guide to familiarize yourself with the materials available to help you in your field of study while at UMUC.
3. Click on the button for databases in your Subject Guide.
4. Choose a communication theory or the name of a researcher you found interesting in this course. Using one or more of the databases for your field, search that theory or person to see if communication research has been applied to your area. You may also want to limit the search by using other keywords for your specific area of career interest.
a. What subject area did you investigate?
b. What database(s) did you use for your search?
c. Provide full APA Citations for three articles you found which discussed the use of Communication Theory in your line of work/field of study.
d. Using your three articles as support for your answer, write a short paragraph that answers the following question:
How can an understanding of Communication Theory supplement your skills and the insights you will need to succeed in your future work?