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Midterm notes - Chapter 1 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Why study...

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Chapter 1 1. Why study communication? 2. Define Communication 3. List and explain the two levels of meaning in communication. 4. What does George Herbert Mead mean by statement that “human beings are talked into humanity?” 5. What is the number one reason marriages fail? 6. Fully explain, and list the differences between the linear, interactive, and transactional models of communication. 7. What are the seven major areas of research and teaching (define each) 8. List and explain the unifying themes of the communication discipline Chapter 2 1. Define perception 2. What factors may influence why we perceive certain stimuli over others? 3. What is self-indication? 4. What is self-fulfilling prophecy? Be able to give an example 5. What is constructivism? 6. We use four schemata when organizing our interpretations. List, explain, and provide an example for each of the four organizing structures. 7. Define interpretation 8. What is attribution? (what is the difference between internal and external attribution) 9. What does it mean to engage in self-serving bias? 10. List and be able to explain several influences on perception
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This note was uploaded on 04/30/2008 for the course COM 100 taught by Professor Huy during the Spring '08 term at Rhode Island.

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Midterm notes - Chapter 1 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Why study...

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