CMM 100 Midterm Exam Study Guide
Chapter 1 episteme and techne ethos, pathos and logos different
types of proofs Canons of Invention transactional and linear
Chapter 2 self-fulfilling prophecy Aristotelian, Isocatean, Platonic
Study Guide CMM 420 Conflict Exam 1
o Know the benefits of conflict page 46
It brings the problems to the table
It joins people together and clarifies their goals
Can clear out resentments and help people understand each other
o Escalatory Spiral of Co
What is sexual assault?
Any sexual contact where there is not explicit consent from all parties. Sexual assault is a
prevalent source of conflict on many college campuses, including UD.
The Meaning of Meaning
English literacy critic and rhetorician figure out and fix misunderstandings.
Meaning is in people (you and I) not in words.
Words are symbols, or signs, and signs require interpretation
Proper meaning superstition take the dictiona
Communications 420 Mini Paper
By: Rachel Knopf
Chapter 3 Put Down That Paper and Talk To Me: Rapport-Talk and Report-Talk
In this chapter, Deborah Tannen explains the difference between what she refers to as
rapport and report talk. Rappor
Rocking To Her Own Tune
During the months from November to March, the University of Daytons campus is
crawling with excitement about upcoming basketball games. The fan base at the university,
known as the Flyer Faithful, fill the seats surrou
Do you know when youre being lied to by your children? How about your mother, or
your sibling? Or, do you think it would be harder to tell if a total stranger was lying to you?
Lying is something that many people do, but not a whole lot of people
Oral Communications Chapter 8
1. Define the four forms of stasis in Quintilians stasis theory. Give an example of a dispute that two
people might have that illustrates each of the four forms.
2. What are the three types of persuasive qu
Oral Communications Chapter 1
1. Describe the two differences between education today and education in the Classical Period?
Why are rhetoric and speech no longer emphasized in education?
a. First is in the nature of educationsecond involv
Oral Communications Chapter 2
1. What is the definition of communication apprehension?
a. the fear or anxiety associated with real or anticipated communication with another or
2. In what ways are conversations and public speeches si
Oral Communications Chapter 4
Define schema. Why are they helpful in explanatory speaking?
How do schemas develop? How do they change throughout time?
Why is it important to present information to your audien
Oral Communications Chapter 9
1. Syllogismthe basic structure of a deductive argument that comes to an absolute conclusion
2. Deductive argumentan argument that reasons from known premises to an inevitable
3. Major premisethe first p
Oral Communications Chapter 6
1. Discuss how language is arbitrary. If language is arbitrary, how can it be logical?
2. Define how language is ambiguous
3. Explain whether the linear or transactional model of communication better ill
Topics Due: Tuesday, September 20 on Isidore
Speaking Notes Due: Digital Copy turned in on Isidore the day of your presentation and Printed Copy turned in
Immediately Following Your Presentation (can be no longer than two pages a
Oral Communications Chapter 7
Define the terms pronunciation and articulation. Explain how the two are different.
Define dialect. Explain why there is not one correct dialect for any group of speakers
So last year my family fostered kittens. I ended up keeping one of those kittens because, cmon,
theyre kittens. I loved this little cat. His name was tucker because it rhymed f- you know. He
was one crazy little guy. Quite annoying actually. He loved to w
Notes for Explanatory Presentation
Many of you may know that there is a voting law in select states, that allows 17 year olds
to vote in the primaries if they are eligible to vote on or before the general election.
I want you all to stop for a moment and imagine a shooter running through
this building, barging into classrooms and taking the lives of innocent students and
professors. There is no way to really imagine the fear that would be running through
you body. N
ART VAH 101.N2
Part I. Essay
I want to focus on the artwork by artist, Daniel Rozin. His artwork in Dayton Art Institute special
exhibition Into the ether, its title is called Brushed Metal Mirror, 2010. This artwork is made by
721 mirror tiles
Sorry Ladies: The Second X Chromosome Costs Extra
By: Cullen Foley
October 26, 2015
The shrill, high-pitched scream cried out for attention as it shot across the poorly lit
bedroom before being silenced once again by a heavy hand. Lilly Ledbetter, now awa
Unequal But Fair Wages In The Workplace
ITS A BIRD! ITS A PLANE! NO! ITS SUPERMAN!
o I want you to form a mental image of the person I am describing.
An alien, originally from the planet Krypton.
A crystal called kr
In the wealthiest nation on Earth, no one who works full time should have to live in
poverty. President Obamas statement in the 2013 State of the Union address. Refer to this
because it was the focus of classmates presentation who focused on raising the m
How large is the gap between male and female wages in the U.S. and why does it
Travis Waldron (ThinkProgress.org)
o (Center for American Progress Action Fund)
o The gender wage gap costs the average
Communication Accommodation Theory explains how when people from
different cultural backgrounds interact, they adjust their communicative style and
behaviors to accommodate each other. Accommodat
I: Social Penetration Theory
Social Penetration, The process of developing deeper intimacy with another
person through mutual self-disclosure and other forms of vulnerability (Altman,
Taylor 97). W
Jorge Muoz wants Stephen Colberts job.
Stephen Colbert, host of Comedy Centrals The Colbert Report, is leaving his show
next year to take over for David Letterman, who is retiring from CBSs The Late
Show with David Lette