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COM-100: COMMUNICATION THEORYMidterm Exam Study GuideEXAM STRUCTUREThe exam consists of multiple-choice and short-essay questions. The multiple-choice questions will require you to identify, define, and demonstrate an understanding of the concepts found in the course. The short-essay questions will require you to apply concepts, analyze materials, and explain your conclusions.KEY CONCEPTS*Symbolic Interactionism (Chapter 5) 1 ½ oMindingoLooking-glass selfoSelf-fulfilling prophecyoGeneralized otheroThe interplay between “I” and “me”oParticipant observationoBlumer’s three core principlesCoordinated Management of Meaning (Chapter 6)2 ½oLUUUUTT modeloMaking and managing meaningoBeliefs of social constructionistsoMindfulnessoHierarchy-serpentine modeloBifurcation pointoCriticisms of coordinated management of meaning theorySocial Penetration Theory (Chapter 8) 1 ½oPersonality structureoSelf-disclosure and depthoLayers of social penetration theoryoComparison leveloSocial exchange theoryoFactors in social penetrationoModels in social penetrationSocial Information Processing Theory (Chapter 10) 2oOver-attribution of similarityoComputer-mediated communication versus face-to-face interactionsoImpression formationElaboration Likelihood Model (Chapter 15) 1oPeripheral and central route cuesoSource credibility