Communication and Online Technology

Communication and Online Technology - 12/4/08 Office Hours:...

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12/4/08 Office Hours: Thursday, December 11, 9-10:30 am TA Q/A sessions – December 9, 10, 11 am-12pm Bring pink parscore Final: - Partly Cumulative: 15 Questions from pre-midterm topics - Multiple choice: about 75 Q’s (2 pts each) - Book and lecture covered Communication and Online Technology - Internet Use Spreading Rapidly Issues for Interpersonal Communication - Lack of nonverbal o Scholars have been concerned with the lack of personal communication o Less immediacy than face to face (no eye contact, smiling, etc) o How do we compensate: Creative use of keyboard/enriched text: Typing in ALL CAPS, colors, bold, italics, etc. “Emoticons” – emotions shown thru the keyboard o The “smilie :-) o The frown :-( o The winkie smile ;-) o Lips are sealed :-X - Connection or fragmentation o Studies show: Increased use for social purposes (keeping in touch, maintaining rels) No less intimacy than face to face (but takes longer) Online communication can even be “hyperpersonal”
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2009 for the course COMM Comm1 taught by Professor Mullin during the Fall '08 term at UCSB.

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