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Ch.6 Concepts of Interpersonal Communication 1. What is interpersonal communication? a. Communication that is based on communicators’ recognition of each other’s uniqueness and the development of messages that reflect that recognition. b. Interactional process. ( ? ? 为 dyadic interaction, 2 ? ?   ) c. 2. Basic concepts a. Communication takes place within a system – ? ? 为 enter a communicative relationship with others, ? ? ? ? ? pattern by which we will interact. a.i. E.g. in a family, there are flow patterns of message sending and receiving: who speaks to whom, who controls the interaction, and who can encourage or stop the message flow, etc. a.ii. A change (internal or external) in the system can result in a change of the communication. b. We teach others how to treat us. c. We communicate our identities. d. It is an attempt at persuasion. e. Meaning is in people, not in words. f. We cannot NOT communicate. g. People react to our actions. 3. Self-Disclosure a. Self-disclosure is intentionally letting the other person know who you are by communicating self-revealing information. b. Self-disclosure allows others to understand you, and it allows you to understand yourself. 4. Self and Others a. Self-perceived I : the image you project, the way you perceive yourself. “I” b. Other-perceived me : the person that others perceive you to be. “Me”. Can be same as or different from your self-perceived I. b.i.
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This note was uploaded on 04/04/2012 for the course COMM 107 taught by Professor Gardner during the Fall '08 term at Maryland.

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