Week 3 Notes
Week 3 Notes COMM 300
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Haley Ruhe on Sunday October 4, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to COMM 300 at University of Arizona taught by Aimee King in Fall 2015. Since its upload, it has received 11 views. For similar materials see Intro to Communication Theory in Communication Studies at University of Arizona.
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Symbolic Interactionism 09092015 Interpersonal communication Communication between 2 people inTRA 1 person introspection inTRA 2 people small group 320 symbolic interactionism is an interpersonal comm theory that falls into the sociocultural category Symbolic Interactionism Mead Individual identity amp social being is created through interaction with others Meaning language amp thought create the selfamp the socialization of an individual into a larger community 0 Meaning the construction of social reality Premise humans act toward peoplethings on the basis of the meaning they assign to those peoplethings Meaning is uid depends on the context 0 Language the source of meaning Premise meaning arises out of social interaction 0 Thought the process of taking the role of another Premise an individual s interpretation of symbols is modi ed by thought lntrapersonal communication a conversation with yourself 0 Self Determined by our interactions with others Lookingglass self self concept depends on how we think others view us 0 Community Generalized other the overall view of our self held by others AppHed o The golden rule do unto others as you would have others do unto you 0 We re responsible for the views people have of themselves If your friend is depressed you re partially responsible for that WVll Theory Critique o Critiquing a theory from the WV view 0 Criteria L 0 00000 lmlications A new understanding of people Clari cation of values Aesthetic appeal A community of agreement Reform society Qualitative research