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Chapter 4 Study Guides

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Chapter 4 Study Guides SPEE 104

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Main terms gone over in the book and in class with definitions.
Intro to Human Communication
Joel Thompson Jr.
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This 1 page Study Guide was uploaded by Ashley Trecartin on Thursday September 29, 2016. The Study Guide belongs to SPEE 104 at Southwestern Michigan College taught by Joel Thompson Jr. in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 19 views. For similar materials see Intro to Human Communication in Speech at Southwestern Michigan College.


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Date Created: 09/29/16
Intro to Human Communication Chapter 4 Study Guide Verbal messages: messages sent with words.  Denotation: the objective definition Connotation: the subjective definition Abstraction: general term Politeness: responsive to needs that each person has Positive face: the need to be viewed positively by others, to be thought of favorably Negative face: the need to be autonomous, to have the right to do as we wish Onymous: messages are signed Anonymous: author is not identified Lying: acts of sending messages with the intention of giving another person information you  believe to be false.  Procosial lies: to achieve some good, to benefit the person lied to or about.  Self­enhancing deception: highlight what is already true bout you Selfish deception: to protect yourself Antisocial deception: to harm someone else Assertiveness: willingness to stand up for your rights with respect to others rights as well Disconfirmation: a communication pattern where you ignore a person’s presence as well as their communications  Rejection is when you disagree with the person and indicate your unwillingness to listen Confirmation: acknowledge their presence and you agree with them.  Racist language: expresses racist attitude Heterosexist language: includes derogatory terms used for lesbians and gay men Ageist language: derogatory terms used for old people Sexist language: puts down someone because of their gender


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