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Communication 200 Study Guide Exam 2 Chapter 4. Trait Approaches 1. Describe the three steps of the Classical Conditioning Model (Pavlov). Provide a communication example using this model. US UR US+CS UR CS CR 2. Describe the essential aspects of the Operant Conditioning Model (Skinner). Provide a communication example using this model. What is the major difference between the Classical and Operant models? How do these models differ from the theories presented in the chapter? How effect can be inceased or decreased by using reward or punishment Reward=increase, punichment= decreases. In relation to communication- 3. Describe the Contextual, Trait and State views of behavior. What is the Cross Situational Consistency issue? What are the major positions on the cross-situational consistency issue? Trait- how people behave in every situation. State- variables operating in that specific time and place that explain the way you act. Contextual- behave differently dependend on who you are communicaing with (contexts). Code switch is known to the person who is communicating. 4. What are the four types of Communication Apprehension (CA)? What are the manifestations of CA? What are the consequences of having high CA? Types Traitlike- is part of their being. Context base- maybe ok talking in one on one but when in a lot o people, you get scared. Audience based- Situational-giving a tour, you are ok but when boss is present u scared, unique situation, this situation may never occur again. 5. What does Norton’s model of Communicator Style focus upon? One aspect of Communicator Style is Communicator Image. Describe the major traits reflecting Communicator Image. Focuses on how message is communicated, not what the content is. 6. What is Self-Disclosure (SD)? What is reciprocity and how does it relate to SD?
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What is the role of SD in relational development; i.e., the progression from stranger to friend to intimate? What are the dimensions of SD? Self disclosure- revealing something about yourself to another person and information that they wouldn’t know had you not told them. Reciprocity- reciprocal associations- you give somebody something and they give something back to you. In relation to self disclosure, you reveal something and the other person feels obligated to tell u something back. If they don’t tell u something back, then the trust factor is depleted. SD aspects- depth, openness. Level of personal involvement or intimacy involved. Opennesss v. Closedness., Honesty. Breadth of self disclosure-number of topics that you feel free to disclose about. 7. Name and describe the three types of speakers identified in Hart’s Rhetorical Sensitivity Theory? Noble self.
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