A. Acceptance truth and reality can be whatever you want them to be
A. - a set of systematic procedures for gathering credible info about some object or
B. communication focuses on message related behavior.
A. Socrates and Platos objection (Platos shadow) they were very alike. They were
very influential and wanted things to stay the way they were.
A. Rhetoric is used and it matters went with it. Realize
A. Humans are social
B. Humans are polite
C. Humans deceive
1. (appx 10% of text messages contain a lie)
2. appx 25% of people admitted to falsifying info on Facebook
3. appx 75% of online daters exaggerated some of their attributes
4. people t
Effective communication outcomes:
Terms and definitions:
Communication study of messages (e.g. department of communications). Theoretical
A. Point of view Object Characteristics that affect perception.
Perceiver characteristics that affect perception.
A. Point of view
B. Present needs and purposes
C. Expectations what y
May 4, 2016
The Last Lecture!
1. Intergroup Communication
Communication between members of distinct social groups.
a. Social Groups
i. Two or more people who share common social identities or common
ii. GROUP vs. group
January 20, 2016
Terms and Definitions
Communication- the study of messages (e.g. Department
of Communication). Theoretical communication.
Communications- the practice of using messages (e.g. Cox
III. Approaches to studying persuasion
A. Heuristic decision making
a. When an opportunity or product is scarce its valuable!
a. More likely to agree or say yes when we like them
b. People a
April 6, 2016
New Lecture (First lecture for next exam)
Media- a generic term for all human-invented technology
that extends the range, speed, or channels of communication.
Ex- Microphone professor uses extends the ra
A. Investment model
Satisfaction = Rewards- Costs
Commitment= Satisfaction = + Investments- Alternatives
B. Accommodation Theory
1. Dimensions of responses to dissatisfaction
a. Constructive/ Destructive
COM 230 - SMALL GROUP COMMUNCIATION EVALUATION ASSIGNMENTS
You will complete four short written evaluations of your skills and experiences as a small group
communicator. The purpose of each paper is to apply small group theory to what you are
10 Typically Occurring Group Roles
Five major roles
o Tension releaser
Emerges during the first few minutes of the groups life. Alleviates
tension with humor. Others perceive this role as unreliable because
they cant take this rol
Ethos, Pathos and Logos (Page 327)
Aristotle argue that there aer three aristic proofs, or means through which rhetor
gains the trust of an audience and designs credible messages
Ethos character. Most important of the three artistic proofs
Ethical Speaking Analysis
I remember a situation that happened to me in the past, where there was a question about
ethics. I was at a meeting at work with a speaker that was belittling some of the employees. It
started with a presentation for a new produc
LONG QT SYNDROME
The electric intervals of the heart start at the top go to the middle and then to the bottom of the heart, then it rest and starts over in the same pattern. Long QT Syndrome is a serious condition; it may cause sudden death i