STUDY GUIDE FOR TEST NUMBER 2 SPE 1290

STUDY GUIDE FOR TEST NUMBER 2 SPE 1290 - SPE 1290-01503...

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SPE 1290-01503 Interpersonal Communications OCC- Winter 2010 Prof. Bennett Study guide for Test 2 Ch. 5 1. How much of the message is derived from the nonverbal elements? 2. Do unintentional messages affect our communication? L Yes 3. How would you set up the seating if you wanted to show power and keep the conversation going? L 4. How would you arrange seating between two male-female couples if you wanted to have a full table conversation? L You would put the couples across from each other. 5. What is an appropriate personal distance? From 18 inches to four feet (48 inches) 6. Does red or black clothing send the message of extroversion, action-orientation & youth? L RED 7. How often do couples from different parts of the world touch? L In Paris France - 110 to 120 times/min London - no touch at all Tampa Florida - twice San Juan Puerto Rico - 180 times 8. Is nonverbal learned? ambiguous? culture-bound? Nonverbal communication is not learned it is Nonverbal communication is ambiguous and culture bound. Ambiguous means unclear or confusing, could mean more than one thing Cultural bound means that nonverbal communication can mean different things in different cultures (
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10. What makes it hard to determine nonverbal deception? there are no sure fire ways of detecting it because there are so many different clues they give when they lie or deceive 11. What colors should you wear to an interview? L Black, navy blue, white
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Ch. 6 12. Know what the Altman and Taylor model discusses. The Altman and Taylor model discusses the breadth and depth of social penetration. Breath - the number of topics you can talk about Depth - going deeper into the topics 13. Before one self-discloses, what should be considered? Is the other person Important to you? (do you have a personal enough relationship with the person to disclose personal information) Is the risk of disclosing reasonable? ( what will the other person do?) Are the amount and type of disclosure appropriate? ( how much should you tell someone) Is the disclosure relevant to the situation at hand? (are you telling too much to the wrong people, like you shouldn't disclose everything to people at work or in your class) Is the disclosure reciprocated? (Is the other person telling you anything person or is it all one-sided) Will the effect be constructive? (Is it going to help or harm the relationship) Is the self-disclosure clear and understandable? ( don't be vague. ..for example, say things like when you don't call me back or stop by and visit me I get mad. .. instead of when you avoid me. ...) 14. Why do people self disclose? Catharsis
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STUDY GUIDE FOR TEST NUMBER 2 SPE 1290 - SPE 1290-01503...

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