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Effectiveness: using communication to accomplish interpersonal communication goals.Self presentation goals Relationship goals Instrumental goalsEthics: the set of standards regarding moral behavior that drive communication choices.We are obligated to avoid intentionally hurting others and be respectful.Online competenceOnline communication: any interaction by means of social networking sites, email, text, or instant messaging, skype, chatrooms, and even multiplayer video games.Improving your competence onlineLack of nonverbal online makes miscommunication more likely.Online disinhibition: the tendency for people to share personal information more openly and directly during online interactions.1.Match the gravity of your message to your communication medium.2.Don’t assume online communication is always more efficient.3.Presume that your posts are public.4.Remember that your messages are permanent5.Create drafts for reviewResearch in Interpersonal communicationResearch: a set for initial questions we seek to answerTheory: descriptive statements about the phenomenon of interest, often seeking to explain.Qualitative research: follows an inductive process that identifies a problem, gathers data and develops theories. (interviews, observation)Quantitative research: follows a deductive process that identifies a problem then tests possible theories. (Experiments, surveys) Researchers using this approach are often trying to understand the precise relationship between concepts, or what they call variables.Scholarly Articles (scholarly journals)Abstract1.Introduction/Literature Review (lit review): first section of any articles, provide the background research in the area which often includes a specific theoryHypotheses/research questions2.Methods: author describes in great detail how they gathered their information.Participants and sampling3.Conclusion/resultsQuantitative: the results are presented in numericalQualitative: the results are often complex discussions of the data that require attention to detail.4.Discussion
5.ReferencesAppendices/tables/figuresPeer review before printing. Peer review involves respected and knowledgeable scholars in the field evaluating studies submitted by authors.Issues in Interpersonal CommunicationFive issues attracting attention:Culture: set of beliefs, attitudes, values, and practices shared by a group of people.Gender: consists of the social, psychological, and cultural distinctions that exist between men and women.Sexual orientation: enduring emotional, romantic, sexual, or affectionate attraction to others.Online communication: social networking sites, email, texting, etc.The dark side of IPC: negative aspects of communication or when it’s hurtful or vengeful
Ch2 Considering selfThe components of selfSelf is an evolving composite of three components that develop continually overtime based on life experience (self awareness, self concept, and self esteem).

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