comm 2713 Prof Edy lecture notes OCT 12 - 14
comm 2713 Prof Edy lecture notes OCT 12 - 14 COMM 2713 - 001
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COMM 2713 OCT 12 2015 Prof Edy MON Relationship Development amp Social Exchange Theory General Info Check and use the grademarkfeature on D2L for your papers Next paper due WED OCT 14 0 Social Exchange Theory 0 Evaluate relationships in terms of rewards the costs Where rewards need to outweigh the costs 0 Comparison Levels Expectations you have going into a relationship 0 If the expectations are met you ll stay in the relationship 0 Comparison levels for Alternatives Your levels of satisfaction for alternatives to your present relationship Expectations can not be met and people will still stay in the relationships stupid but whatevs because their alternatives aren t any better than their present relationship 0 Equity Theory this is still about getting out what you put in 0 You and your partner have an equal rewardtocostratio If you and your partner are equal in the work that you put into the relationship then the rewards should be the same However if one of the partners puts in more work then they ll expect to see more rewards out of the relationship 0 Social Information Processing Theory SIP 0 Computer Mediated Communication CMC are seen as being able to form just as close relationships as faceto face relationships albeit at a slower rate Reason for this a lack of nonverbal cues We can form close relationships through CMC as long as 0 We gather information form an impression and begin a relationship 0 CMC nonverbals These are represented through response time COMM 2713 OCT 142015 Prof Edy WED Building and Maintaining Relationships SIP and Relational Dialectics Hyper personal Relationships 0 The Ideal perfect relationships seen as better than a FacetoFace relationship 0 Senders have the ability of selective selfpresentation Or you at your most perfect representation 0 Receiver Tends to have an over attribution of similarity Meaning that we tend to believe that people are more alike to us than they really are 0 Channel Asynchronous You can communicate on your own time This is helpful for people communicating in different timezones 0 Feedback Selfful lling prophecy We believe someone is more like us because of what we perceive from them and thus ful ll our own conception that we are similar Relational Dialectics o This deals with longterm relationships more than anything else 0 But also affects anyall relationships 0 3 key dialectics 1 ExpressiveProtective 2 AutonomyTogetherness 3 NoveltyPredictability new v old 0 Keep in mind that there is no 39sweet spot for couples only what the couple is most comfortable with 0 Key strategies for coping Selection Picking an extreme and going with it Cyclic alternation You re inbetween on your choices Moderation The typical approach for people with the expressiveprotective dialectic Topical segmentation Deciding a side to be on for speci c areas
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