chapter 6-12 discussion

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CMN 103 Intercultural Communication Key terms and questions from Chapter Seven Key Terms: chronemics, polychronic time, monochronic time, proxemics, semiotics, paralinguisticscontact/noncontact cultures, cultural space, postmodern cultural space Questions: 1. Why is it important to study nonverbal communication in intercultural settings? 2. What are the characteristics of nonverbal behavior in comparing to verbal communication? 3. What are the research findings on nonverbal behaviors of chimpanzees, sensory- deprived children, and cross-cultural studies on facial expressions? 4. How does nonverbal behavior communicate relational message, status, deception, and discrimination? 5. What are the nonverbal behavior patterns of eye contact, facial expressions, perception of silence, orientations to time and space of U. S. Americans as compared to those of other cultures that you have experienced? 6. Have you experienced any prejudice and stereotype based on nonverbal aspects of behavior? 7. How is cultural space (home, neighborhood, region) related to cultural identity? Do you agree that cultural space will be altered as the result of traveling and migration?
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CMN 103 Intercultural Communication Key terms and questions from Chapter Eight Key terms: sojourners, immigrant, cultural shock, anxiety and uncertainty reduction theory, cultural adaptation, fight approach, flight approach, functional fitness, multicultural identity, reentry, phenomenological model, transnationalism, multicultural identity Questions: 1. What are the types of migrants and what is the difference between voluntary and involuntary immigrants? 2. What do you know about the immigration experiences of various ethnic groups in the U.S.? 3. The text described five types of acculturation patterns: assimilation, separation, integration, marginalization, and cultural hybridity. What is your comment on these patterns in relations to power and cultural identity? 4. According to the theory of anxiety and uncertainty reduction, what are the qualities
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