Agent-in-Audience

Agent-in-Audience - Agent in Audience Audience Theory...

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Agent in Audience Audience Theory Relational Definitions Who you are to one another, the over all sense you have Classify relationships and how you should treat one another Relational Culture Over all atmosphere in that relationship; orientation and behaviors towards one another Relational Contracts How you negotiate your relationships and culture Ex. prenup Types of Relationships 1. Number of People Dyads Two or more people Ex. boyfriend, girlfriend Small Groups Three or more Ex. co-workers 2. Purpose Task Group There is a reason you are in this group Ex. taxi driver/ passenger Social Group For personal reasons 3. Duration Short term Transitory in nature Ex. clerk at a store Long term In frequent contact Ex. family 4. Level of Intimacy (Social Penetration Theory) Casual Provides a minimal level of support and sharing In-between Moderate level of support and sharing Ex. friends, colleagues Intimate Maximum level of support and sharing Ex. best friends, acquaintances Relational Expectations - we expect different things from different people Relational Prototypes Label Criteria / Attributes Communication Behaviors
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This note was uploaded on 01/16/2012 for the course CMST 1061 taught by Professor Hebert during the Fall '08 term at LSU.

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