sociology week 4 qs.docx - 1 During situations such as seeing a professor outside of a school environment there is usually an initial reaction of shock

sociology week 4 qs.docx - 1 During situations such as...

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1. During situations such as seeing a professor outside of a school environment there is usually an initial reaction of shock. You have to adapt your perception of that person, and expand their character to not only fill the role of teacher, but also one of a customer on a date. Audience Segregation is often necessary for successful impression management, so in this scenario you have to switch to the role of a responsible waiter, as well as the other way around where the professor’s view of the waiter would also change. When it comes to facework and the presentation of self, this could potentially be an awkward situation. If the professor was on a first date, having one of their students as a waiter could throw them off a little because they may not know how to act. On one hand, they are on a date, but on the other they still have to act professional so that you still regard them as an authority figure. Presentation of self may be altered by the professor being either less
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