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COM 105 Study Guide Exam 2

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COM 105 Study Guide Exam 2 COM 105 - 001

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Introduction to Communication Studies
David E Weber

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This is the study guide for Dr.Weber, Exam 2.
Introduction to Communication Studies
David E Weber
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Com 105, uncw, Wilmington, Dr.Weber, Communicaton Studies, Exam 2
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COM 105 STUDY GUIDE Part one 1 A fundamental understanding of what communication is and involves Basic De nition of Communication Managing Mutual Responding Content results Revolves around meaning Relationship results When two humans manage mutual responding Phronimos a person who takes appropriate action in the right way A phronimos relates to communication by contributing to the morale and effectively balances the good and expedient Tikkun Olam Contributing to the repair of the world participating in the tame of VUCA V Volatile Nature and speed of change U Uncertainty Surprise reduce predictability C Complex Confusion following from an abundance of options AAmbiguity UNCW department of communication studies COMMUNICATION not COMMUNICATIONS 2 Core skills Responsibly intellectual curiosity collaboration critical thinking and problem solving praxis con dence Resilience and tenacity t in to the core values under CONFIDENCE Tenacity is Stick to it ness Resiience is elasticity spring back into shape 1 CULTURE DEFFINITON a term for those habits of mind heart and behavior that in deep enduring ways usually outside of awareness and conscious control distinguish once coective from another as indicated by the communication practices insiders Favor with one another RELATIONSHIP DEFFINITION the connection constructed when two humans managed mutual responding 2 Wallace s habits of ethical communication Search Justice l Concerns fact vs opinion Transparency l Concerns motives Respect for dissent Blooms Taxonomy of learning objectives in the cognitive domain Creating or synthesizing designing originating inventing Evaluating giving opinion judging defending Analyzing diagnose infer categorize compare and contrast break down into categories for inspection Applying mapping fro what you know amp Comprehend to giving or recognizing examples co mprehending understanding rephrasing translating Lower order Recall memorizing regurgitating I Public Speaking A COM major must develop competence in public speaking because it is a spoken language It includes An audience amp speaker Also the rst human communication task to be formally and rigorously studied in the earliest centuries of our discipline In the Mediterranean region about 3 millennia ago WEBERS 5 UNBREAKABLE RULES OF PUBLIC SPEAKING 1 NEVER BORE YOUR AUDIENCE 2 Every choice must be purposeful a To determine speech purpose answer the following questions quotWhat do I want the audience to get out of this speechquot quotHow will I know they 39got it quot b make choices to ensure that they quotget itquot 3 Rehearse and ne tune 4 Compose a powerful opening and closing a Plan and deliver an attention getting opener b Plan and deliver a memorable closing 5 Mr Silence is your friend a Pause be willing to pause Pause purposefully b When planning your remarks build in opportunities to be silent c Embrace opportunities to be silent that during your speech arise serendipitously De nitions of rhetoric Aristotle de nition of rhetoric observing all available means of persuasion 1 Assembling re ect gather assess select 2 Organize plan design the expression of your ideas 3 Present deliver or present your message George Kennedys de nition of rhetoric Using symbols to in uence or change attitudes beliefs or ac ons Donald Bryant s de nition of rhetoric Shaping ideas to people and people to ideas THE FIVE CANNONS 1 WHAT TO SAY inventions 2 How to most effectively sequence it arrangement 3 Establish the desired atmosphere link all choices especially of language to occasion style 4 Remember what you ve planned memory 5 Package it all effectively Delivery The connection between the study of rhetoric and the study of communication today The connection between the study of rhetoric and the study of communication is that Rhetoric is the teaching of practical usually persuasive communication The in uence and signi cance of communication depend on the methods chosen in conceiving composing What is a rhetorical artifact and what are examples of rhetorical artifacts A rhetorical artifact is the composition a rhetor presents the speech is the rst rhetorical artifact Exxamples a magazine a documentary lm a costume a TV show episode a building a tweet a blogpost a private utterance The sophist was socrates Platos and aristotes Communication is A Social Science 8 Social information is an ordered sequence of symbols that constructs a quotShared Social environment amp a sense of membership in a communityquot THE FIVE ACTIONS WE TAKE TO CONSTRUCT lT ARE 1 Discoverquottruthquot Negotiate interpretation of facts Recall social information ordered sequence of symbols that constructs a shared social environment and a sense of membership in a community 2 Build Community Reduce unearned privilege Redistribute powerunmuting 3 Testing ideas a Pushing back quotOk but quot b Running it up the agpole 4 Open letter when you write a letter but instead of sending it to someone oyu publish it for the public 5 Critical incidents a May reveal rhetorical situations 1 Exigence 2 Audience 3 Constraints Managing mutual responding in the polls is morerather thanless CONTINGENT urgent important Moreratherthanless rhetorical Cf rhetorical situation Moreratherthanless performance quotselfmonitored Rehearsedquot Part two Three reasons we engage in public communication 1 Testing ideas 2 Discovering truth 3 Building community Be able to analyze an example of all of these Two spheres of life are Private OKOS Public POLIS 3 De nition of argument aA thoughtful well constructed Cogently articulated expression of ideas designed to in uence thought feeling or action in response to a Rhetorical Situation 3 tvoes of claims Claim of Fact Something is factually accurate key words quotisis ntquot quotDoesdoesn tquot Claim of Value 1 Something is or is not importantdesirablerightjust 2 Key words quotgoodbad quotRightwrong Claim of policy 1 Proposing a direction to go insteps to takepath to follow 2 Key words quotShouldmustOught toquot or not Persuasion the process of changing or reinforcing attitudes beliefs values or behavior Although knowing your listeners attitudes beliefs and values can help you craft any message these three variables are especially important to consider when designing and delivering a persuasive message Attitudes represent our likes and dislikes Belief something you understand to be true or false Values enduring concept of right or wrong good or bad


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