LANE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
SPRING TERM 2015
LANGUAGE, LITERATURE & COMMUNICATION
COURSE INFORMATION SHEET
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How do you understand the concept of
By extension, how are emotions different from
similar concepts like feelings, sensations, or
Try to come up with your own 1-2 sentence
definition of Emotion.
When you feel reasonably confide
Independently, identify the five most
important factors that shape your self
When you have completed your list, find a
partner and compare what you came up with.
As you compare your lists, answer the
In what ways
When you are communicating with a person
for the first time, what do you focus on to
make sense of who they are/what they are
Discuss your thoughts with a partner or small
group when you are ready.
Comm 314, Chap. 10, Emotional Message Appeals: Fear and Guilt
Emotions are said to be motivational, in that they provoke action. They
are of great interest, therefore, to persuaders. This chapter presents the
use of fear and guilt in persuasive appeals.
Comm 314, Chap. 6, Attitude Measurement
Ways of finding out about publics
Polls and surveys
Attitude measurement involves asking questions of samples of
people, taken to represent a group or public as a whole.
Attitudes are measured with more reliabili
Comm 314, Chap. 7, Processing Persuasive Communications
Since the 1960s researchers have come to see people as active
information processors, meaning we receive and perceive
information and incorporate it into our belief systems in various
ways, usually c
When you try to persuade someone, what do you do?
You try to persuade someone to change his or her mind about
something to switch from one attitude to another.
You try to get someone to change a behavior (or behavioral
Comm 314, Chapter 9, Fundamentals of the Message
Key Message Factors: Message structure, message content,
Framing, and Language (Emotional appeals in Chap. 10)
One side or two sides? Should a message provide only the
Perloff, Chap 4. The Power of Our Passions: Strong Attitudes
In general, ones attitudes are only moderately associated with
ones behaviors. However, strongly held attitudes are quite
consistently associated with behavior.
People with strong attitudes hav
Comm 314, Chapter 5, Attitudes: Functions and Consequences
Functional Theory of Attitudes: Attitudes have uses; they help
people get through their lives; i.e., they have functions, they fulfill
needs and serve motives.
Functions (benefits) of attitudes
Comm 314, Chap. 3. Attitudes: Definition and
As you move down the list the concepts become more general and
Attitude: a learned, global evaluation of an object
Comm 314, Chap. 2, Historical and Ethical Foundations
Modern approaches to understanding and practicing persuasion
rest on the work of others, of course, some of them quite
Rhetoric The use of argumentation, language, and public
In Chapter 1 of our textbook, the authors
attempt to define the surprisingly complex
concept of Communication
Given that this is a Communication class, it is
probably a good idea to have an idea of what
communication means. Take a few minutes
When you are interacting with another
person, how can you tell if they are listening?
Discuss with a small group when you are
COMM 218: Interpersonal Communication
Importance of Listening
Pick up your graded Exam in the front of the
room (they are organized alphabetically by
Take this time to review your exam
Grades are at the bottom of the last page
Confirm that your points are added up correctly
Hang on to
BI103: FIELD BIOLOGY
REVIEW OUTLINE FOR FINAL
The older, general comprehensive topics (about 50-60%)
Focus on why processes are occurring and how they fit into the "big picture". However, there are certain
important, specific terms you can't avoid; these
Bruce K. Sanchez
ANTH 228 Cultures Of Mexico
March 15th 2015
Third Final Essay The Isthmus Zapotecs
A matrifocal family structure is one where mothers head families and fathers
play a less important role in the home and in bri
BI 103B 2pm
Exam 1 Make up
Exam 1: Make up Multiple Choice Test Questions
2) D. The Latin names for individual species are written using a system termed
"binomial nomenclature" that was developed originally by Linnaeus. Quite l
Bruce K. Sanchez
ANTH 228 Cultures Of Mexico
February 1st 2015
First Midterm Essay Mexico Profundo
In Guillermo Bonfil Batallas book Mexico Profundo: Reclaiming A Civilization
he states that in the Indian regions of the countr
Week 2 DNA/Nucleic Acids BI
In 1953, a group of scientists contributed to one of the most significant scientific
discoveries in history when they determined the structure of DNA, a nucleic acid
that is the hereditary material in a cell.
Nucleic acids are
Cancer Slide Show
What % of cancer is inherited?
Less then 10%
Most cancer is due to sporadic mutations OR
inherited mutations? Sporadic mutations
What is the cause of most mutations that lead
to cancer? Environmental factors (more common)
Cell Analogy Part 2
What youll need to run a Restaurant: The Beginners Guide.
This Restaurant requires several parts in order to function correctly.
There is a Manager that controls the rest of the staff and holds the
Recipes (that are the instructions on
Cell City Analogy
Read the following vignette and match the underlined parts
of the city to the given cell organelles.
In a far away city called Grant City, the main export and
production product is the steel widget. Everyone in the town
has something to
Instructor: Alex Brehm, M.A.
By the end of class we will (hopefully)
Have a complete understanding of class
Know a little bit more about each other,
Have a copy of the syllab
Think about a recent romantic relationship
that you were part of.
If you would prefer not to get personal, think
about a romantic relationship from a TV show,
Movie, or Book.
How did the relationship change over time?
Think about these changes
Where are you at in the process of selecting a
topic for your final paper?
If you havent put much thought into it yet, take
this opportunity to brainstorm possible topics.
If you have already selected a topic, think about
how you will organize
Think of a time (preferably recently) when you
experienced interpersonal conflict.
Who was the conflict with?
What was the conflict about?
In what ways did power come into play?
How did you resolve the conflict? Was your
resolution short- or long
Comm 314, Chap. 8 Who Says It: Source Factors in
Consider the following statements without attribution (identify of
He was hotheaded and his actions off the court got more
attention than his play on the court.