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G201: Intro to Communication Theory Fall 2010 1 PLEASE NOTE: These class Slides provide a starting point for review. However, the basic information here is not all you need to know. the detailed content in the book and what we discuss in class is more important than this outline. RELATIONSHIP DEVELOPMENT Social Penetration Theory (Altman & Taylor) Uncertainty Reduction Theory (Berger) Social Information Processing Theory (Walther) ? You are a researcher who wants to answer the questions “How do we develop close relationships?” (family, friends, significant others/spouses) and “What makes some relationships develop strong and long-lasting ties, while others do not?” What are your hypotheses? What are your starting ideas for theories on relationship development? How do we develop close relationships? Phenomenological approach
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Unformatted text preview: What makes these approaches more interpretive? Social-psychological approach What makes these approaches more objective? SOCIAL PENETRATION THEORY Irwin Altman & Dalmas Taylor How close relationships develop Gradual Orderly Superficial intimate G201: Intro to Communication Theory Fall 2010 2 Personality structures Multilayered (like onions) Surface / Physical Semi-private Private - Values, self-concept, deep emotions Self-disclosure What are the rules? Social Exchange Theory Communication Privacy Management Influences on privacy / disclosure Culture Gender Motives Context Risk-benefit ratio Boundary coordination Boundary turbulence How does Petronios extension of the theory relate to Pearce & Cronen?...
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This note was uploaded on 10/22/2011 for the course COMM G201 taught by Professor Rossing during the Fall '10 term at IUPUI.

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