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C118 Comm Compet - What games(episodes appear in different conversations(Heteroglossia Focusing on two games 1 The boy and the bus driver 2

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Cronin comm. 118intro to interpersonal comm Communication Competence Competence and Complexity. Heteroglossia – Multiple language games. Polysemy – A word has multiple meanings depending on the game being played. Polyphony- Multiple voices in any conversation. Two forms of Competence: 1. Game Playing : Fitting into the game. 2. Game Mastery: Changing the game. Whose voices in which conversations? (polyphony) How are key words used differently in the episodes of conversation? (polysemy)
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Unformatted text preview: What games (episodes) appear in different conversations? (Heteroglossia) Focusing on two games: 1. The boy and the bus driver. 2. Confrontation at the Vice-Principal’s office. What stories did the participants bring to each episode? (atomic model) How are the stories related? (hierarchy) What logics of action are created? (serpentine model) What is being “made” in each game? What kind of communication competence is needed?...
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C118 Comm Compet - What games(episodes appear in different conversations(Heteroglossia Focusing on two games 1 The boy and the bus driver 2

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