What is Narrowcasting? – Definition & Examples

In this lesson, you will learn about an information delivery method known as narrowcasting. You will learn when the term was coined and how TV, radio, advertisers and politicians have used it as a tool for delivering information. A Narrowcasting Read More

Using Models to Explain Phenomena or Make Predictions

In this lesson, we’ll learn how to apply models to explain phenomenon in science. We’ll explain what models are, how they’re used, and look at specific examples, including mathematical models. What Are Models? Imagine wanting to study a big problem Read More

Implicature vs. Presupposition

Speakers sometimes depart from typical language patterns. In this lesson, we will learn more about ‘implicature’ and ‘presupposition’ and examine some examples of each. Unconventional Semantics Have you ever considered how much information is taken for granted in a typical Read More

Functional Areas of a Business: Definition & Groups

Many companies organize their employees into functional areas. Read on to learn what a functional area is, why a company might organize into functional areas, and descriptions of some common functional groupings. What Are Functional Areas? Functional areas are teams Read More