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InterComm. week 3

by: Madeline Mitchell

InterComm. week 3 Interpersonal Communication 20001

Madeline Mitchell
GPA 3.3
Interpersonal Communication
Dr. Bihn-Coss

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Week 3 lecture notes from KSU Interpersonal Communications class. This covers culture, cultural differences, etc. Hope you guys find this useful!
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This 4 page Class Notes was uploaded by Madeline Mitchell on Friday January 30, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to Interpersonal Communication 20001 at Kent State University taught by Dr. Bihn-Coss in Winter2015. Since its upload, it has received 103 views. For similar materials see Interpersonal Communication in Communication Studies at Kent State University.

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Date Created: 01/30/15
Interpersonal Communication Week 3 lecture notes Dr BihnCoss Kent State University Tusc Cultural Chapter Lifestyle ofa group of people passed through communication Includes values beliefs artifacts language behaviors arts laws and religion 0 How you quotlearnquot the culture into which you were born commitment to your culture how much you stand by and do things according to your culture 0 process by which you quotlearnquot a culture different from your native culture Culture shock symptoms loneliness sadness phase 1 love the new place phase 2 what am I doing here phase 3 I hate it here I want to go home phase 4 Now I m used to it and it s alright 1 Demographics US is a land of immigrants 2 Cultural Diversity politically correct US values cultural diversity at least on the surface 3 Global World impacts politically economically technologically world is interconnected 4 Culture greatly impacts interpersonal communications Effective Intercultural Communication 1 Educate yourself 2 Recognize differences Between yourself and other culture Between persons within the other culture Confront stereotypes Reduce ethnocentrism Adjust communication Cultural Differences Stress quotIquot achievement goals individualities EX US UK Canada Australia 0 Stress quotwequot conformity traditions group goals belonging EX Guatemala Ecuador China All info is from entire context relationship history EX Japan Latin America Mexico Focus on just the verbal context EX US Germany Norway 0 Power is in hands of a few big difference low power wouldn t talk to them EX Malaysia Slovakia Mexico Guatemala Russia Power more evenly distributed EX New Zealand Denmark Costa Rica


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