Expectancy Violation Theory

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Unformatted text preview: Objectives: Expectancy Violation Objectives: Expectancy Violation Theory (EVT) Theory (EVT) What is the goal (purpose) of EVT? What assumptions guide EVT? What are EVTs concepts? What is EVTs explanation? Evaluation of EVT? How does EVT define communication? What are EVTs metatheoretical assumptions? Expectancy Violation Theory (EVT) Expectancy Violation Theory (EVT) Judee Burgoon (1978) A Communication Model of Personal Space Violations: Explication and an Initial Test. ( Human Communication Research ) Nonverbal Expectancy Violations Theory Goal(s) of EVT Goal(s) of EVT To predict what happens when peoples expectations (for nonverbal behavior) are violated in conversation. To explain how people create meaning when their expectations are violated. Focus of EVT Focus of EVT Interpersonal Interaction Proxemic Orientation (Zones) Proxemic Research Proxemic Research Proxemic Zones (Edward Hall 1966, 1990, 1992) Intimate distance 0 -18 inches...
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This note was uploaded on 01/28/2012 for the course COMM 250 taught by Professor Gaines during the Fall '08 term at Maryland.

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