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Sense-Making

  • By: Brenda Dervin & Charles M. Naumer
  • In: Encyclopedia of Communication Theory
  • Edited by: Stephen W. Littlejohn & Karen A. Foss
  • Subject:General Media, Communication & Cultural Studies, Communication Theory

The term sense-making (sensemaking) began to appear in communication-field literatures in the late 1970s. There has been an explosion of usage in the past decade. Although the term is used most often without definition, the term now has significant presence in ...

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