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Study Guide for GCOM 123 Final Exam Fall 2010 Fundamentals of Communication Chapter 1 Competent Communication 1 What are the most common myths about communication 2 Explain the differences between the three models of communication linear interactive and transactional 3 De ne the basic communication elements contained in the communication models channel sender receiver message encode decode context elds of experience noise and feedback 4 Explain the two aspects of every message Content and relationship 5 What differentiates a constructive communication climate from a destructive communication climate Chapter 2 Perception of Self and Others 6 De ne the perceptual process 7 What is a perceptual schema prototype stereotype and script 8 How is selfconcept developed re ected appraisal signi cant others and society 9 What are some of the in uences on perception gender culture past experiences mood and context 10 What is selfdisclosure ll De ne the concepts of depth and breadth in terms of selfdisclosure 12 What are the guidelines for offering and receiving selfdisclosure 13 Why is reciprocal sharing important 14 Define the term selfserving bias 15 What is the selfful lling prophecy What does it in uence l6 Define the process of attribution 17 How does the fundamental attribution error impact competent communication 18 What is empathy Chapter 3 Culture and Gender 19 De ne what culture is 20 Explain how culture in uences communication 21 De ne ethnocentrism cultural relativism and multiculturalism 22 Explain the major differences between individualistic and collectivistic cultures 23 Explain the major differences between lowpower distance and high powerdistance cultures 24 Explain the major differences between feminine and masculine cultures 25 How does culture in uence nonverbal communication Chapter 4 Language 26 Explain the nature of phonemes morphernes syntax and semantics and their relationship to languages De ne the four essential elements of all languages structure productivity displacement and selfre exiveness Explain the abstracting process sense experience description inference and judgment Explain the two versions of the SapirWhorf hypothesis 30 Explain how connotative meaning differs from denotative meaning What is the difference between a fact and an inference 32 What are jargon and euphernisms N 1 MN 009 W Chapter 5 Nonverbal Communication 33 What are the differences between verbal and nonverbal channels of communication 34 What are the functions of nonverbal communication repetition substitution regulation contradiction accentuation 35 Explain the major types of nonverbal communication kinesics paralanguage territoriality proxemics and haptics Chapter 6 Listening to Others 36 De ne listening by its basic elements comprehending retaining and responding 37 What are the types of listening informational critical and empathic 38 What are the most common problems that thwart competent informational listening conversational narcissism competitive interrupting glazing over pseudolistening and ambushing 39 What are the most common listener response styles used in empathic listening Chapter 7 Power 40 De ne power 41 Explain the difference between assertiveness and aggressiveness 42 What are the major power resources expertise legitimate authority reward punishment personal qualities 43 How is power indicated in communication verbally and nonverbally Chapter 9 Interpersonal Con ict Management 44 De ne con ict 45 Differentiate between destructive and constructive conflict 46 De ne the ve most common con ict negotiation strategies accommodating avoiding 39 39 39 and quot 39 quot I 1 Group Communication Chapter 10 The Anatomy of Small Groups 47 De ne what a small group is 48 What are the advantages and disadvantages of small groups 49 What is cohesion How is it developed 50 What in uence does cohesion have on task and social dimensions of small groups 51 What are group norms 52 What is a small group role 53 What is the difference between formal and informal roles 54 Explain the difference between the three types of informal group roles maintenance task and disruptive 55 What is leadership 56 What are the different approaches to leadership traits styles and situational 57 Define the major leadership styles directive or autocratic participative or democratic laisseZfaire and situational Chapter 11 Effective Groups 58 Explain the distinctions between a team and a group 59 What is brainstorming What is critical to its success 60 Explain the steps in the Standard Agenda 61 Explain the differences between the major forms of decisionmaking majority rule minority rule and consensus 62 What are the advantages and disadvantages of the major forms of decisionmaking majority rule minority rule and consensus 63 What is groupthink How might groupthink be avoided Public Speaking Chapter 12 Preparing Speeches 64 What are the components of audience analysis demographics values beliefs amp attitudes 65 What elements of speech making are in uenced by audience analysis preparation and presentation 66 De ne the general purpose speci c purpose and central idea in public speaking 67 What should be considered when choosing a topic speaker subject and person addressed 68 How does one avoid plagiarism 69 What are the types of supporting materials used in speeches 70 What are the criteria for evaluating supporting material 71 What are the basic elements of a competent outline symbols coherence completeness balance and division 72 Identify the organizational pattern used in speeches topical spatial causal chronological problemsolution and Monroe s Motivated Sequence


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