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COM-100: COMMUNICATION THEORY Midterm Exam Study Guide EXAM STRUCTURE The 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 o Minding o Looking-glass self o Self-fulfilling prophecy o Generalized other o The interplay between “I” and “me” o Participant observation o Blumer’s three core principles Coordinated Management of Meaning (Chapter 6) 2 ½ o LUUUUTT model o Making and managing meaning o Beliefs of social constructionists o Mindfulness o Hierarchy-serpentine model o Bifurcation point o Criticisms of coordinated management of meaning theory Social Penetration Theory (Chapter 8) 1 ½ o Personality structure o Self-disclosure and depth o Layers of social penetration theory o Comparison level o Social exchange theory o Factors in social penetration o Models in social penetration Social Information Processing Theory (Chapter 10) 2 o Over-attribution of similarity o Computer-mediated communication versus face-to-face interactions o Impression formation Elaboration Likelihood Model (Chapter 15) 1 o Peripheral and central route cues o Source credibility
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