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COM212 Ch4 Notes

by: Mariah Rodriguez

COM212 Ch4 Notes Com 212

Mariah Rodriguez
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Approaches to the Study of Interpersonal Communication
Douglas Edward Pruim

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Hey guys, here are my notes for Chapter 4. These should really help you out if you are taking this course. Let me know if you have any questions.
Approaches to the Study of Interpersonal Communication
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This 4 page Class Notes was uploaded by Mariah Rodriguez on Friday February 6, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to Com 212 at Purdue University taught by Douglas Edward Pruim in Spring2015. Since its upload, it has received 143 views. For similar materials see Approaches to the Study of Interpersonal Communication in Communication Studies at Purdue University.

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Date Created: 02/06/15
Friday February 6 2015 COM 212 Notes Ch4 Notes 39 M Proxemics physical space Environmental preferences 1 arousal no arousal 2 dominance submissive 3 pleasuredispeasure Territoriality Personal space intimidate personal social public Kinesics movement Body movement postures Gestures emblems affect regulate self adapters object Eye gaze Facial expressions Artifacts things Appearance clothing accessories Auditory Vocalics paralanguage Qualities of the voice Pitch tone volume Characterizers Laughing Segregates clutter uhm like basically Friday February 6 2015 Invisible Chronemics Olfacticssmell Haptics touch Types Contexts Professional functions Social polite Romantic EVT gt cvr EVT expectancy violation theory When we have a normal response to things When things are violated physical response or arousal Violation valence Reward valence CVT cognitive valence theory Low violation don39t react High violation we react Ch 4 Vocabulary Analogic code a code that is made up of signs that convey meaning by being like the concept they convey smile conveys happiness Connotative meaning personal often emotionally charged meaning that goes beyond denotation Constitutive rule in CMM theory a rule that allows communicators to translate content into speech acts and speech acts into content Critical theorists theorists who believe that there is a power dimension to language such that groups that control language also Byron thought and action Friday February 6 2015 Cultural pattern one of the contexts identified in CMM theory it refers to the cultural norms that govern communication Denotative meaning meaning that is conventionalized the dictionary definition of a concept Digital code code that is made up of discrete symbols happygt happiness Disclaimers sentences that ward off criticism by giving excuses for what one is about to say Elaborated codelanguage code associated with middleclass speakers primary use is to convey information meanings explicitly coded into words Episode one of the contexts identified in CMM theory refers to the situation in which an interaction occurs Female register language forms typically used by women or thought to be characteristic of women ex disclaimers tag endings qualifiers Free information when responses go beyond minimal demands by including extra info of interest to the receiver they contain free information receivers can use this information to find topics to pursue Life script relatively fixed way of thinking about the self and relating to others that is organized around general themes for living ones life in CMM theory it refers to the selfimages of the participants Linguistic determinism proposition that language affects thought Message production theorists Morphemems mallets meaningful element of speech often but not always equivalent to a word Muted group theorists theorists who argue that subordinate groups are often silenced especially when the way they use language is defined as trivial or substandard Pragmatics language at the level of practical usage pragmatic rules allow individuals to use language in socially appropriate ways Qualifiers words that soften a statement by moderating it ex kind of somewhat soft of Friday February 6 2015 Regulative rule in CMM theory a rule that tells communicators how appropriate a given speech act is in a given context Relationship one of the contexts identified in CMM theory it refers to the kind of relationship that exists between communicators Restricted code language code associated with working class speakers it is often used to create social solidarity it does not put all of the meanings it conveys into words instead it assumes that listeners will pick up information from context Sapirwhorf hypothesis the idea that there is a relationship between language thought and action consists of two propositions linguistic determinism and linguistic relativity Semantics language at the level of the word semantics rules specify the elements that give words meanings Speech act what an individual is doing during speech it is roughly equivalent to the speakers intention or purpose although it is possible that a speaker may not be consciously aware of implications of a speech act Symbolsign that is arbitrary and conventionalized Syntactics language at the level of the sentence or utterance syntactic rules allow individuals to combine words to create wellformed utterances Tag endings fragments such as quotrightquot Or quotokayquot That are tacked into the end of sentences turning statements into questions


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