COM 103 chapter 7 outline

COM 103 chapter 7 outline - COM 103 Chapter 7 Outline...

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COM 103 Chapter 7 Outline Communicating in Interpersonal Relationships Objectives: To define the characteristics To understand the roll of attraction in the formation of interpersonal relationships To comprehend and illustrate various communication stages of relational development To understand the roll of self-disclosure in fostering and maintaining intimate relationships I. Basic Characteristics of Interpersonal Communication A. Interpersonal communication- occurs when individuals treat each other as unique and interact in an individual or customized way B. Interpersonal Communication is personalized 1. personalization makes interpersonal communication different from mediated or public communication C. interpersonal communication occurs in a relationship 1. interpersonal messages are heavily influenced by the nature of the relationship between communicators D. Interpersonal communication is influenced by culture and gender 1. Women often share stories to build relationships, men are likely to offer advice rather than communicate support 2. Men and women often talk differently about physical and personal problems, men are more likely to resist being probed about their worries,
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This note was uploaded on 05/05/2008 for the course COM 103 taught by Professor Lawrence during the Fall '07 term at Bradley.

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COM 103 chapter 7 outline - COM 103 Chapter 7 Outline...

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