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COM 105 Final Exam Study Guide

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COM 105 Final Exam Study Guide COM 105 - 001

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This is the study guide for the Final Exam.
Introduction to Communication Studies
David E Weber
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uncw, Wilmington, Com 105, Dr.Weber, communication studies
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COM FINAL EXAM REVIEW Com Definitions; 1. Communication- Managing Mutual Responding 2. Relationship – when two humans manage mutual responding 3. Culture- A term for those habits of mind ,heart, and behavior that in deep, enduring ways- usually outside of awareness and conscious control- distinguish one collective from another, as indicated by the communication pratices “insiders” favor with one another. 4. Organization- A process by which a lot of people manage mutual responding in such a way that they balance “creativity” and “Constraint” while they pursue collective and individual goals. Wallaces four habits: 1. Search 2. Justice a. Concerns fact vs. Opinion 3. Transparency a. Concerns motives 4. Respect for dissent Content results: Revolves around Meaning Relationship results: when two humans manage mutual responding Phronimos: a person who takes appropriate action in the right way 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. Know what makes communication a distinctive discipline..i.e. Primary attention paid to Observable, measurable communication practices, and the result of using those practices What are core skills and what are their purposes? 1. Responsibility 4. Critical thinking and 2. Intellectual Curiosity problem solving 3. Collaboration 5. Praxis 6. Confidence 7. 8. The name of the Major is THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNICATION STUDIES 9. 10. Blooms Taxonomy: 1. Recall- Memory, regurgitating , public speaking 2. Comprehension- Understanding, rephrasing , translating 3. Application- mapping from what you & comprehend to giving or recognizing examples 4. Analysis – diagnose, infer, categorize, compare and contrast..break down into categories for inspection 11. 12. Webers 4 unbreakable rules of public speaking: 13. 1.Never bore your audience 14. 2.Everychoice must be purposeful 15. a. To determine speech purpose, answer the question. 16. -What do I want the audience to get out of this speech? 17. - How will I know they got it? 18. 3.Rehearse and fine tune 19. 4.Compose a powerful opening and closing 20. 5. Mr. Silence is your friend 21. 22. The 3 definitions of rhetoric: 1. Aristotle- Observing all means of persuasion 2. Kennedys – using symbols to influence or change attitudes, beliefs or actions 3. Bryant – Shaping ideas to people and people to ideas 23. 24. Rhetorical Situation 25. 26. Five Canons 27. 1.what to say (inventions) 28. 2.How to most effectively sequence it (arrangement) 29. 3. Establish a desired atmosphere – link all choices, especially of language, to occasion (style) 30. 4. remember what you planned (memory) 31. 5. package it effectively (delivery) 32. 33. Three Appeals 34. 1.Pathos 35. 2.logos 36. 3. ethos 37. 38. Argument Structure (Claim + reasoning) 39. two main parts of an argument are 1. Claim 2. Reasoning a. Data b. Warrant 40. 3 types of claims: 41. 1. 42. 2. 43. 3. 44. 45. What are the two basic contexts for interaction? 46. 47. Four Categories of factors (4-F’s plus three others) That may be observed in a given interaction, or set of interactions 48. 49. The four big mistakes students of organizational communication make 50. 1.Organizational Communication is not the same thing as 51. -organizing your desk drawers 52. -Becoming a more organized person 53. 2.Organizational COM IS NOT the same thing as 54. -Business administration 55. -Industrial psychology 56. 3.Framing Communication as a possession an organization HAS or DOESN’T HAVE: 57. -“we need more communication around here” 58. -“ One thing we’re never short on, and that’s communicaton” 59. 4. Equating an organization to a MACHINE and framing communicating as a “gear” or “part” of a machine 60. -“we have to fix our communication, b/c its not working” 61. -“everything is working well for us, except our communication” 62. 63. The BIGGEST MISTAKE OF ALL : Framing communication as a good or bad thing 64. 65. 66. Intercultural Communication: 67. - “do ‘ Being” --- 68. 69. the connection between communication practices and cultural values (remember the “yin- Yang” illustration?) 70. 71. Cosmopolitan communicator: able to manage mutual responding with members of collectives other than those of which you are an insider 72. 73. Group Communication: 74. 4 dimensions of the group environment 75. 1. Decision dimension -- motivate and launch and support and follow 76. 2.people--- outgoing and reserved 77. 3.Pace --- reflects then acts 78. 4. Pattern -adhere to depart from 79. 80. how to determine who the best group member is : one who can recognize and provide whatever the group needs at a particular time 81. 82. Know what differentiates a group from a team: a group is (3+) , they share behaviorial standards, and shared identifyy 83. 84. The three basic relational tensions 85. 1. 86. 2. 87. 3. 88. 89. 90. Negotiating: to negotiate you must construct a relationship with your partner. 91. 92. The continuum of human relationships: CONTINUUM OF HUMAN RELATIONSHIPS 93. 94. Instrumental – ex. Taxi Driver 95. Interpersonal – Close/intimate relationship 96. 97. Relational tensions 98. 1. Expressive and protective a. How much/little self disclosure? b. “keep Secrets” vs. “Share Information” 2. Autonomy and Enmeshment a. How much/little interdependence? b. Independence vs. dependence 3. Novelty and predictability a. How much/little change in our patterns? b. Interrupt vs. Maintain 99. 100. 101. The Architecture of a story: 102. 103. 104. The basic pathway through the communication studies major: 105. 106. Know the sub disciplines taught in the the communication studies department at UNCW:  Interpersonal communication  Comm. Research methods  Organizational and small  Political com group comm  Health comm  Rhetoric  Performance studies and  Public speaking storytelling  Identity, culture, and comm  Strategic comm  Nonverbal comm  Media production  Mass comm  Applied organizational comm   The job or career that COM Studies majors are cut out for is ALL JOBS!   What do employers mean when they refer to communication skills?  Evidence   The three categories of jobs and careers; 1. Communication ethics 2. Human Virtues 3. Spoken word and its transformation   Arete: unique Excellence   Hamartia: the source of our undoing   The phrase “Transforation of the spoken word” =   The characteristics of mass communication is  Information that is transmitted by and through mechanical, electronic   Stengths : good things people do when public speaking  Deltas: Things that people could improve on when speaking   The secrets to writing effectively : 1. Omit unnecessary words 2. Care about the cadences of language 3. You’re there to serve the reader, not yourself    Writing in a conversational tone:    


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