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Comm 2003

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Comm 2003 Communication 2003

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COMM 2003: Communication in Non­Western Culture Final Exam Study Guide What is culture? the iceberg of culture Worldviews definitions of worldviews functions of worldviews Young’s seven questions for examining worldviews answers to each of the seven questions for Islam, Hinduism, East Asian worldview, and indigenous  worldview Value orientations definitions of value orientations possible responses for each common human problem Hofstede’s cultural dimensions Hofstede’s definition of culture four cultural dimensions for each dimension know the definition, the key differences between the two poles on the dimension, and  be able to recognize characteristics of each dimension in applied situations Levine’s book Chapter 1 Definition of tempo The five factors affecting tempo and their characteristics Chapter 2 Definition of duration The five influences on psychological clock and their characteristics Chapter 4 Event time and clock time definitions and characteristics Chapter 5 The ten rules of the waiting game and their characteristics Chapter 6: Levine’s studies on the pace of life Main results (know the top and bottom five countries for the overall pace of life) Pace of life in the U.S. – main results and regional differences (know the top and bottom five cities as  well as general findings regarding U.S. regions) Chapter 7: Physical well­being Relationship between pace of life and health/heart disease Psychological well­being Relationship between pace of life, economic productivity, and satisfaction with one’s life/happiness Social well­being Helpful behaviors Levine’s results (know the top and bottom five helpful places as well as general findings regarding U.S.  regions) Chapter 8: Characteristics of Japanese work ethic (including values that affect it and the term of giri) The relationship between workload and health, and the term of karoshi Chapter 9: Eight lessons in time literacy and their characteristics Nisbett’s book Chapter 1: Main characteristics of the ancient Greek and Chinese societies, philosophies, sciences and  people(highlights covered in class are sufficient) Chapter 2: Influences on cognitive processes: social, ecological, economic, metaphysical and epistemological Expected differences in perception based on the rod and frame test The definition of field dependence/field independence Chapter 3: The Western and Non­Western self (characteristic and relationship with ingroups " outgroups) Self­construals (combine with class notes): definition, graph, characteristics Chapter 4: Differences in perception: main arguments Results of the following studies: Imae and Gentner (p. 81) Masuda and Nisbett (p. 89; p. 92, p. 93) Ji, Peng, " Nisbett (p. 95) Differences in control and beliefs about change: main arguments Results of the following studies: Morling, Kitayama, " Miyamoto (p. 97) Earley (p. 98) Yamaguchi and colleagues (p. 98) Differences in perceptions of stability or change: main arguments Results of the following studies: Ji, Su, and Nisbett (p. 104) Chapter 5: Attribution theory (definition, type of attributions) Results of the following studies: Morris and Peng (p. 116) Hong and colleagues (p. 118) Errors and biases (definitions and characteristics;supplement with types of biases from the supplemental  reading for the online class here) Differences in the fundamental attribution error Norenzayan, Choi, and Nisbett (p. 125) Chapter 6: Differences in categorizations: main arguments Results of the following studies: Chiu (p. 140) Ji, Zhang, and Nisbett (p. 140) Norenzayan, Smith, Kim and Nisbett (p. 142) Norenzayan and colleagues (p. 144) The Sapir­Whorf hypothesis Coordinate and compound bilinguals (definitions) Chapter 7: Differences in logic (logic vs. experience) Results of the following studies: Norenzayan, Smith, Kim, and Nisbett (p. 168) McGuire (p. 171) Norenzayan and Kim (p.171) Peng and Nisbett (p. 173) Principles guiding Western and Eastern approach to logic and contradiction Experience of emotion


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