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What is the transactional process of communication?
Requires a sender, message, and recipient. Message must be understood
Mr. Holder is a member of Kappa Alpha Psi, where he uses songs, rituals, and greek letters on his jacket to express ______
If a group of five people watched a televised debate between political candidates each individual will likely have a different interpretation of what transpired due to _______
What is the difference between stereotyping and prejudice?
Stereotype is assumed
Prejudice is pure hate for something that cannot change
When you intentionally reveal information about yourself to others, you engage in _______
Your awareness and understanding of who you are- as interpreted and influenced by your thoughts, actions, values, goals, and ideals is your ________
Sarah's boyfriend calls her dress "different" instead of ugly because that word is insulting and brings certain emotional reactions. What type of abstract language does he use?
In the abstraction ladder, the top rungs of the ladder are the high-level abstractions: these are the most general and vague. True or false?
According to ______ is a claim that the words a culture uses or doesn't use influences thinking
"Honey we need to talk. MAYBE we should see other people because we are growing apart. Perhaps you will be better by yourself. I wish you well." The underlined word is a _______
Jackie raises her hand and lifts her head indicating she wants to speak. This nonverbal cue is called a _______
What are the four different zones of proxemics?
Intimate, personal, social, public
John thinks that America is better than every other country in the world and that America's values and norms should be adopted in every other country. This is an example of _________
A _____ is simply the method through which communication occurs
What does "imagining" mean from a communication perspective?
Ability to be creative in communication
Melissa doesn't want her parents to know exactly where she is going. So when her parents ask her, she says "Just gonna go hang out with friends." Her verbal message is an example of ________
Which theory helps explain how people change their attributions of someone's physical appearance as they comunicate with them more?
Interaction Appearance Theory
Homophobia is an example of ____ based on negative _____ about gay and lesbian people
Prejudice & Stereotype
____ is the degree to which a culture adapts its behaviors in order to reduce ambiguity and risk
Uncertainty & Avoidance Theory
When Ashley confides in her friend that she thinks her boyfriend might be cheating, her friend says, "Girl he is a dog!" What language form did Ashley's friend use?
If I pat Robert on the back and say good job in the test, which nonverbal concept am I demonstrating?
Is sign language an example of verbal or nonverbal communication?
Write and example of an emblem, illustrator, affect display and regulator that is different than the examples Mr. Holder used in class
"There was this much left over"
The study of how we use our eyes to communicate is _________
List 3 countries that are considered to be high context cultures? What makes them a high context culture?
Japan, Korea, China
High use of nonverbal elements; voice tone, facial expression, gestures, and eye movement
Schemas present three challenges that derail good communication. One of them is ______, a passive, automatic response that may be inaccurate
What are some of the ways people show their affiliation with their significant other?
Hand holding, kissing, labels "girlfriend" "boyfriend"
What are some differences between behavioral affirmation and behavioral confirmation?
Behavioral Affirmation- Seeing or hearing what one wants to see or hear in the communication of assorted group members
Behavioral Confirmation- Acting in a way that makes one's expectations about a group come true
Will America become more masculine or feminine (culturally speaking) in the next 10 years? Why?
What is the difference between individualistic and collectivistic culture? What are the advantages and disadvantages of both?
Individualistic- Members place value on autonomy and privacy
Collectivistic- Individuals perceive themselves first and foremost as members of a group
What is social comparison theory? Does this theory accurately describe the impact pop-culture has on society?
A theory that explains our tendency to compare ourselves to others, be they friends and acquaintances or popular figures in the media, as we develop our ideas about ourselves.
-Yes, we follow pop-culture in fashion, behavior, and other social trends
What does ethics have to do with communication? Describe some scenarios where ethics plays a significant part in how we communicate?
Your personal values, along with your culture's values, provide guidance on how to construct your messages appropriately as well as how to analyze messages directed toward you. Ex- Political spokesperson who twists the truth
Perception is a complex concept. How can we reduce the likelihood of perceiving something or someone incorrectly. Is it possible?
It can be reduced through education which brings awareness
Some people say that "we are great judges towards others and great lawyers towards ourselves." In other words, we are good diagnosing other people's problems and good and making excuses for our own. What concept does this sentiment correlate with?
Fundamental Application Error & Self Serving Bias
Is there anything that you have learned so far that can help you in your academic and professional career? If so, what?
I have already become more comfortable with the thought of speaking in front of the class because of the different verbal and nonverbal forms of communication we have learned.
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