Study Guide for Exam 1
Study Guide for Exam 1 130
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Study Guide Exam 1 Comm 130 Sp ng2016 This is intended to provide an overview of the topics we and the reading have covered It s not meant to be a comprehensive list of every thing that may be covered on the exam Remember that you need to understand these concepts in depth don t just memorize de nitions The exam will consist of truefalse multiple choice short answer and essay questions Chapter 1 The value of studying communication Communication de nition Process Systems Characteristics Communication as a system Symbols Meanings Models of communication Components and ideas in the Linear models lnteractional models Transactional models Principles of communication Verbal wordslanguage Vocal or nonvocal Symbols Characteristics of symbols Arbitrary Abstract Ambiguous Nonverbal everything else we use to communicate Types of nonverbal communication Vocal or nonvocal Content dimension Relational dimension Role of communication in creating and solving problems Distinguishing between communication and parts of the context of communication Chapter 2 History of communication discipline Rhetoric Democracy Aristotle and Plato Ideas about persuasion and democracy Canons of rhetoric Communication and power Research approaches Quantitative Behavior Survey Experiments Qualitative Text analysis Ethnography Historical research Critical research Triangulation Rhetorical criticism Modern communication discipline Contexts Intrapersonal why this is controversial Interpersonal Group Organizational Public Mass Personal and social media mediated communication Intercultural communication Chapter 3 Perception process Relationships between perception and communication Stages of perception process Selection Factors that in uence Organization Cognitive schemata Prototypes Personal constructs Stereotypes Scripts Interpretation Attribution theoryselfserving bias Internalexternal Stability Speci city Other in uences on perception Especially Physiological factors Expectations Expectancy violation theory Cognitive complexity Rhetorical sensitivity Empathy Social roles Gender Job Social community membership Factsinferencesjudgments Chapter 9 The self Selfconcept Identity Race Gender Sexual orientation Socioeconomic class How related to communication Don t worry about attachment styles Theories of development of selfconcept Social comparison theory Re ected appraisal theory Particular others Generalized other Direct de nition Selfful lling prophecy Selfdisclosure Johari Window Open Blind Hidden Unknown Uncertainty reduction theory Chapter 8 Cultures and social communities Culture Social community Standpoint Theory Gender Speech communities Masculine Feminine Speci c behavior differences Role of status in explaining differences Cultural dimensions Individualismcollectivism Highlow context Highlow uncertainty reduction Highlow power distance Masculinefeminine Long termshort term orientation Culture and communication Importance of language Ethnocentrism Metaphors for American culture Melting Pot River QuiltTapestry Salad Cultural relativism Adapting to diversity Resistance Assimilation Tolerance Understanding Respect Participation
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