INTRO TO COMM FINAL EXAN.docx

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goals, save money for a rainy day, and respecting elders) (In America, short term orientation is prevalent where people worry about being in the moment and don’t really respect elders) Low Context: Language that is explicit, detailed and precise vs. high context communication style: Indirect and undetailed way of speaking that conveys meanings implicitly rather than explicitly. Collectivist culture Ethnocentrism: Thinking that uour race and group is the best Guidelines for adapting communication to diverse cultures and social communities Ch.9 “Self” defined: Ever-changing system of perspectives that is formed and sustained in communication with others and ourselves. Self as multidimensional: Self is a multidimensional process that involves forming and acting from social perspectives that arise and evolve in communication with others and ourselves. Physical self, emotional self, and cognitive self. Self as socially Constructed (George Herbert Mead): Your concept of self is from what other people told you, how other people see you is how you see yourself.: Race, Gender, Sexual Orientation, Socio-economic class Generalized other: One person’s perceptions of roles, rules and attitudes endorsed by one’s community. Society impacts your perception The role of “particular others” and family in shaping self: People take significant people I their lives opinions seriously and that’s how they see themselves. Identity and “life scripts”: Life scripts define our roles and how we are to play them. Family members shape our slef concepts by communicating life scripts which are rules for living and identity. “save your money for a rainy day” “always help others” Reflected appraisal (“looking glass self”): Seeing ourselves through the eyes of others. Self-fulfilling prophecies: Thinking something is going to happen and thinking about it so much that it unconsciously comes true. Social Comparison: Comparing yourself to family, friends, peers, people your age and celebrities to form judgements on our apperance, talents, intelligence and abilities. Uppers: Good Job I’m so Proud of you and Downers: Why didn’t you do better, that’s not good enough! and Vultures: You’re stupid and I hate you. : ex. Getting a B on your paper
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Self-Disclosure: Telling individuals things they wouldn’t know unless you told them. and Johari Window: Diagram looks like window Guidelines for Healthy Communication with Self Inner Dialogues: Unspoken communication w self. Ch.10 Personal Relationships Defined (vs. social relationships): Personal relationships are your relationships with people that are voluntary and irreplaceable (ex. best friends, mentor). Social Relationships are relationships that fill a certain role but can be filled by anyone (ex.
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