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Intercultural Communication: Chapter 6

question Perception answer How you make sense of your physical and social world, how you construct reality question What are the 5 aspects of perception identified in the textbook? answer Perception is selective, Perception is learned, Perception is culturally determined, Perception is consistent, Perception is inaccurate question Cultural values answer the qualities and actions that […]

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Chapter 10 Project Communications Management

question Communications management plan answer A document that guides project communications. question Initating answer Identify stakeholders question Planning answer Plan communications question Executing answer Distribute information, and manage stakeholder expectations question Monitoring and Controlling answer Report performance question Five basic modes for handling Conflicts answer Confrontation, Compromise, Smoothing, Forcing, Withdrawal, and Collaborating. question Blogs answer […]

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Parent-Teacher Communication Exam #1

question Funds of knowledge answer Concepts that are taught to children by their parents to help them grow and thrive. These concepts can be passed along from generation to generation, and new ones can be developed as new families are formed. question Family ecological systems theory answer The child’s development is related to experiences in […]

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Parent-Teacher Communication Exam #2

question Hierarchical participation answer Schools provide selected outlets for parent involvement, such as conferences, because such outlets have survived over the years as an expected element of school activities. Other long-established avenues for parental involvement are groups such as the PTA and PTO. Formal arrangements for conferences and parent groups are understood by parents and […]

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Communication – Flashcards with Answers

question discretion answer good sense; tact question interpersonal answer a relationship between two or more people question An \”interpersonal relationship\” is a relationship between two or more people. answer true question Identify the type of relationship given below. the president of a company and one of the departmental managers answer superior-subordinate question Identify the type […]

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Intercultural Communication: Globalization and Social Justice Chapter 1 Key Terms

high culture low culture popular culture culture as shared meaning symbols hegemony culture as a resource culture as contested meaning cultural identity positionality standpoint theory ethnocentrism intercultural praxis social justice inquiry framing positioning dialogue reflection action

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Ch. 12 Interpersonal Communications

Friendship A voluntary relationship that provides social support Mutual Romance Both partners want the friendship to turn romantic Strictly Platonic Neither partner wants the friendship to turn romantic Desires romance one partner wants romance but fears the friend does not Rejects Romance One partner does not want romance but thinks the friend does Expectancy violations […]

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Interpersonal Communication Ch. 1-6 Practice Questions

effective communication can satisfy identity needs true in scientific jargon, any interference with communication is termed noise true communication is not something people do to one another, but a process in which they create a relationship by interacting with each other true a group of senior executives cite lack of interpersonal communication skills as a […]

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Social Science Approach to the Study of Communication

Behavioral Scientist A scholar who applies the scientific method to describe, predict, and explain recurring forms of human behavior Rhetorician A scholar who studies the ways in which symbolic forms can be used to identify with people, or to persuade them toward a certain point of view Objective Approach The assumption that truth is singular […]

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CMN010Y: Computer Mediated Communication: 1,2,3,4

What is Computer Mediated Communication? Communication: Shannon-Weaver Model: 1)Sender: originator of the message; source of the information 2)Encoder: transmitter, converts the message into signals 3)Channel: (MEDIUM) EX: email message, converted into binary data; travels through the internet 4)Decoder: reception place of the signal; reverses the encoding process; converts signals into a regular message (Reception) 5) […]

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NM1101 Lecture 5: Computer-mediated Communication (CMC)

What is CMC? – the transmission and reception of messages using computers as input, storage, output, and routing devices – eg email, blogs, online forums, electronic commerce What are the key characteristics of CMC? – synchronicity (time) – social presence (social aspect) Synchronicty – concerns with time – a key characteristic of CMC Asynchronous communication […]

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Culture and Communication

Relationship between culture and communication (3 approaches) -social scientific -interpretive -critical Social Scientific View (overview) -influenced by psychology and sociology -\”programming of the mind\” (Hofstede) -culture influences communication -cultural competence is more than just ‘doing what Romans do’ -(history, religion, geography) leads to (attitudes and values) leads to (behavior) Values Underlying Behavior (first type) -individualistic […]

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Chapter 9: Communication Climate

Communication Climate refers to the social tone of a relationships. It is the way people feel about and treat each other. Every Relationship has a unique climate (romances, friendships, families, just like–neighbourhood, cities, and countries) and can be defined by their social tone Confirming Messages: There are three increasingly positive types of messages that have […]

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Mass Communication Exam #2

Emile Berliner is famous for which of the following? A.He developed the gramophone B.He invented the compact disk C.He was the star of the movie The Jazz Singer D.He founded MTV A. He developed the gramophone Which of the following developments occurred during World War I? A. Amateurs helped decipher German radio signals B. The […]

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Chapter 15: Interpersonal & Organizational Communication: Mastering the Exchange of Information

Communication: →The transfer of information and understanding from one person to another → 81% of a manager’s time in a typical workday is spent communicating → Is the process of transferring information from sender to receiver and the receiver from the way the sender has intended it to be understood. If that does not take […]

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Communication Matters Chapter 7

Why Social Relationships Matter We form social relationships because we need to belong We need social bonds that are interactive and emotionally close We develop and maintain many important social relationships online Social Relationships Bring Rewards Emotional rewards Material rewards Health rewards Social Relationships Bring Costs Time Emotional investment Material costs Physical investment Attraction Theory […]

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Communication Theory

Athman and Taylor Compared people to onion Social Penetration Theory process of developing deeper intimacy with another person through mutual self-disclosure and other forms of vulnerability. ( the more time we spend with each other, Self-disclosure sharing of history, preferences, attitudes feeling and values. – Revealing of one self to someone. Depth Penetration degree of […]

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Human Communication: Unit 4

Effective listening involves responding, which is expressing interest, asking questions and otherwise showing that we are attentive True Communication anxiety is a normal part of any high-risk communicative experience for most people True Experience is one way to start the process of overcoming communication anxiety True Suspending judgement helps others from becoming defensive True Being […]

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Mass Communication Chapter 7 Vocabulary

phonograph An early sound-recording machine invented by Thomas Edison; the recorded material was played back on a cylinder. gramophone A machine invented by Emile Berliner that could play prerecorded sound on flat discs rather than cylinders. high fidelity (hi-fi) A combination of technologies that allowed recordings to reproduce music more accurately, with high high notes […]

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Interpersonal Communication – Unit 1

Models of Communication Action/Message Transfer, Interaction/Message Exchange, Transaction/Message Creation Action/Message Transfer model One way linear message Sender ——(message)——> receiver ^noise Example: TV, spam email, radio, reading Source/sender thoughts, ideas, emotions encoding the thoughts, ideas, and emotions put into words and behaviors message all aspects of the communication, verbal and nonverbal channel pathway through which the […]

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2.03 Quiz: Effective Communication

Which is an example of an \”I message\”? I feel frustrated when you show up late because I feel that you don’t respect my time. Will you please make an effort to be on time this week? What is the purpose of an \”I message\”? It allows you to take responsibility for your feelings Which […]

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