Emphatic meaning I didnt say you were stupid emphasizing different words leads to
Syntactic meaning Andy hit the bus The bus hit Andy
o Defined what are verbal code systems?
Verbal code systems involve the use of language,
Two Views of Interpersonal Communication
A Situational View or Perspective
o Five criteria used to judge whether communication is IP
Small # of communicators (dyads- two people)
Face to face (close proximity)
Maximum sensory inputs (for self)
Why Study Interpersonal Comm?
o To dispel myths
Myth 1: I have relationships, so I effectively communicate interpersonally
Many people cant form personal relationships
o 25% of people experience feelings of loneliness every few weeks
o 25% of people ex
I write this letter to describe how I addressed the feedback I received on my rationale paper. I
made the following revisions to my draft:
1. I changed my goal statement to include the advancing and testing of my hypothesis (p. 1)
2. I expanded
COM Writing 10.20.08
reference middle east venue, seat of the ivy league
three people at the least
Email PR Pitch
superLAN, new product of EMC being launched on the same day
EMC is a gorilla in the market place, comparable t
Reading and Film Questions Week 10
Why does social inequality get reproduced in media?
Because white, middle- and upper-class men have historically controlled the media
industry, and media content has largely reflected their perspectives on the world.
1. What is the issue?
2. What is the event?
Address to congress
3. What is the impetus? (reason for this address)
4. Who is the speaker?
5. Who is the audience?
Mixed (congress, public,
The Ten Commandments of Multicultural Studies
No historical event occurs in a vacuum: American history is one of contact,
collaboration, conflict, interdependency
American history is not merely a black/white binary. (Ex: Native Americans
have been p
PUBLIC RELATIONS ETHICS IN SOCIETY
How do we talk about Ethics?
(Cf. Bayles, M. (1982). Professional Ethics, chap.2, pp. 17-31.)
A.Choices (or Decisions) are what we are concerned about in Ethics, in terms of whether a Choice
is right or wrong.
I. Defining interpersonal communication
quantitatively: 2 people
this definition is missing qualitative information different from every casual encounter
you have, interpersonal relationships have more meanin
Critical Thinking cont.: When to be careful
hasty generalizations: Jill and Jerome like UW Madison (examples), so you will too!
Bandwagon: 50% of UW students don't use umbrellas when it rains, so you shouldn't either
Plain folks: Politician
listening is tied to communication
listening is how we process verbal messages
lack of listening creates confusion
Have you ever been in the following situations?
You ask a question and your friends say something. We were jus
The Nonverbal Message: Day 2
More about physical appearance
hairstyle: what message does this convey different mood, different personality type
Other nonverbal characteristics
paralanguage: how the message is spoken
volume: loudness, softness,
The Verbal Message
I. The Importance of language and meaning
With language you can:
form a close relationship
offend someone by using sexist language
catch attention and market a product
create words/slang that only in-group members understa
Nonverbal Communication - March 2, 2010
*Exam 1 Review Guide on Sakai
PROXEMICS 2: PUBLIC TERRITORIES
What is crowding?
Is crowding a good thing or a bad thing?
What are situations where you experience crowding?
- Space ava
Nonverbal Communication - February 23, 2010
PROXEMICS 1: PRIVATE TERRITORIES
Proxemics: Study of the use of space (Edward Hall, 1966)
- Cross-cultural variations in use of space
- Different types of space
Territoriality is an area of space, whether of wat
SOCIOLOGY OF THE MASS MEDIA
The Role of the Mass Media in American Society
Mass Media = media that reach a relatively large audience of usually anonymous readers
Two major factors that create change in media industry:
a. Economics = changes in how
Chapter 12: Small Group Communication
meetings useful if
there is a reason for the meeting
preparation ahead of time
day's notice for participants
agenda distributed ahead of time
encourage everyone to contribute
keep a clock in the room and have st
Visual and Auditory Codes
qualities against which all vocal qualities and speech behaviors are judged
voice set may be based upon stereotypes or upon life experiences
sex, age, health, occupation, wealth, ethn