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Communication 105 Review Sheet-Exam 2 The breakdown of questions from each class unit is as follows: Unit 4 8-12 Unit 5 12-15 Unit 6 12-15 Unit 7 12-15 Please note that the other 10-20% of the questions on this exam will come from readings only. 1) Potter study about TV viewing and academic achievement How does overall viewing affect it? What types of viewing impact this relationship (and how)? 3) Tannis MacBeth Williams natural experiment --- academic achievement What was the design of the study? What effects did TV have on measures of academic achievement? When NO TV kids were given a channel, their academic level dropped at first Which town scored the best/worst at the beginning of the study? Which town scored the best/worst at the end of the study? All averaged out. 4) Experiment testing people’s ability to complete tasks while in the presence of media Which group performed best/worst? 5) STI and condom use STI statistics Condom use statistics HIV transmission rates 6) Teen pregnancy rates How did they change from the late 80’s through the 90’s? 7) Media portrayals of safe sex What are people concerned about the way safe sex is presented in media? 8) Cigarette ads What was the deal between government and tobacco companies? What was the effect on smoking? 9) Pierce study on smoking promotional items How did having/wanting a promo item affect the smoking rates of 14 year-olds? How did being able to name their favorite smoking ad affect the smoking rates of 14
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