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by: Scot Strosin


Scot Strosin
Texas State
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M. Houser

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This 18 page Class Notes was uploaded by Scot Strosin on Wednesday September 23, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to COMM 1310 at Texas State University taught by M. Houser in Fall. Since its upload, it has received 16 views. For similar materials see /class/212762/comm-1310-texas-state-university in Communication Studies at Texas State University.

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Date Created: 09/23/15
Chapter 2 Self Awareness and Communication Understanding Perception PLEASE SILENCE CELL PHONES PLEASE PUT AWAY LAPTOPS Preview of Chapter 2 oWhat is a Perception oWhy is Perception Important 0 How Can We Enhance Our Perceptual Accuracy 0 How Do We Check Our Perceptions Communication Principles Be aware of your communication What is a Perception o A perception is the of our senses p 48 0 Our perceptions are influenced by our self concept p 34 and selfesteem p 40 0 Once our senses are activated we begin to process them How Does Your SelfConcept Develop 0 Through Communication With Others 0 Through the Groups we Associate With 0 Through The Roles we Assume 0 Through the SelfLabels that reflect our Beliefs Attitudes and Values But Can You Improve your SelfEsteem o Engage in Positive SelfTalk o Visualize oRdmme 0 Develop Honest Relationships 0 Surround Yourself With Positive People 0 Lose Your Baggage A N D Take Advice From Stuart Smalley i Three Selves What Are They 0 Material Self 0 Social Self o Spiritual Self Why is Perception Important 0 Perception is in the mind of the receiver It remains subjective rather than objective 0 Our perceptual processes serve as a lens selfconceptselfesteem The messages we send and receive are filtered through this lens l Check Your Perception a 7 5117391 Stages of Perception 0 Stage One Attention and Selection 0 Stage Two Organization 0 Stage Three Interpretation Assessing Your Learning 0 What statement describes the organization stage of the perception process A Attaching meaning to what is perceived B Passively seeking additional information C Converting information into convenient understandable and efficient patterns D Choosing to focus on a range of stimuli in the environment l HOW Can We Enhance Perceptual Accuracy 0 Avoid the following Stereotypes Assuming similarity First impressions HOW Can We Enhance Perceptual K ccuracyg7 0 Use Indirect Perception Checking Seek out additional information in a passive manner How Do We Check Our Perceptions 0 Use Direct Perception Checking o ThreeStep Process 1 Describe the behavior verbal or nonverbal 2 Offer two possible interpretations 3 Request clarification i Review of Chapter 2 oWhat is the difference between Selves and Self Esteem oWhat is a Perception oWhy is Perception Important 0 How Can We Enhance Our Perceptual Accuracy 0 How Do We Check Our Perceptions i Enjoy the Rest of Your Day


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