Listening is the primary communication activity for college students
Half is spent on interpersonal listening (class, face-to-face
conversations, phone call, etc.)
Half is spent media listening
Not many people are good at listening
Good listening skills
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Faculty of Education and Psychology, University Of Tehran (Iran)
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English Language Teaching
Vol. 5, No. 4; April 2012
The Effects of Foreign Language Learning on Creativity
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Exercises in Sample Design
In each of the following situations, make recommen-
dations as to the type of sample to be used, the method
of selecting the sample, and the sample size.
1, The manager of the appliance department of a local
Mass media is intended for a large audience; media businesses
are known as cultural industries
People select information that confirms their beliefs; avoid
messages that challenge those beliefs
o we selectively interpret what we see
Mehrabian's Theory: three elements in any face-to-face communication:
Vocal (speed and tone)
Visual (body language such as facial expressions and gestures)
Interpretation problems arise when there is incongruity (what you say doesn't
Perception refers to the process of selection, organization, and
interpretation of information
Information is collected through our senses
Selective attention: occurs when the individual only attends to a narrow range
of the full array of sensory informat
Chapter 8 Vocabulary:
Diaspora: group of immigrants, sojourners, slaves, or strangers living in new
lands while retaining strong attachments to their homelands
Mediation: peaceful third-party intervention
Intercultural communication: communication that oc
Communicating in Close Relationships
Close relationships are important for health; leads to better
physical and mental health
Close relationships are when people see each other as
unique and irreplaceable; communication is marked by high
disclosure and o
Intercultural communication occurs in interactions between people who
are culturally different
Culture shock: disorientation and discomfort
Reverse culture shock: coming back to your home culture after
experiencing a different one for a long time
Grouphate: distaste towards working in a group
Primary groups: groups that provide members with a sense of belonging and affection
Secondary groups: groups that meet principally to solve problems
Small group communication: communication among
Absolutism (objective): an act is either right or wrong
Relativism (subjective): an act being right or wrong depends on the situation
Ethical Principles for Communication Research:
Obtain informed consent
Disclose/minimize risk of harm
Chapter 5 Verbal Communication:
Functions of Language:
o Instrumental: most basic; used to obtain what you need or desire
o Regulatory: use of language to control or regulate the behaviors of
o Informative: use of language to communicate informatio
Chapter 9: Communicating sexually
Sex in short-term relationships:
- motivated by sexual desire, sexual experimentation, physical pleasure, alcohol or drug use.
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