Week1 - Principle or Myth? In Interpersonal Communication:...

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Communication Competence To communicate in a socially appropriate and personally effective manner With interpersonal communication, this includes: Having knowledge and skills Being motivated and flexible Being “other-oriented”
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Interpersonal Communication A distinctive , transactional form of human communication involving mutual influence , usually for the purpose of managing relationships
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Principle or Myth? •Interpersonal Communication connects us to others. •Interpersonal Communication is irreversible. •Interpersonal Communication is complicated. •Interpersonal Communication is governed by rules. •Interpersonal Communication involves both content and relationship dimensions.
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Unformatted text preview: Principle or Myth? In Interpersonal Communication: More words will make the meaning clearer. Meanings are in words. Information = Interpersonal Communication Relationship problems are always a result of an interpersonal communication breakdown. It is easy because we engage in it all the time. Initiating Conversations and Developing Relationships Act on approachability cues Use conversation starters Follow initiation norms/ritualistic scripts Self-disclose (without violating the script or cultural expectations Ask questions Dont expect too much too soon...
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2011 for the course SP 181 taught by Professor Lee,h during the Spring '08 term at University of Hawaii, Manoa.

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