Chapter 8: Power, Influence, & Decision-Making in
These concepts are intertwined within families.
Ones power in a family affects his/her influence, which can affect when
and how decisions are made.
However, each concept is unique and importante
COMM 124: FAMILY COMMUNICATION
MIDTERM STUDY GUIDE
EXAM DATE: WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 4
Chapter 1: Defining Family Communication
Definitions of family and the implications for families surrounding these definitions
Basic demographic trends of fa
FAMILY COMMUNICATION SYLLABUS
COMM 124 | Winter 2015
Location: Phelps 1260
Instructor: Dr. Aldeis
Office: 4113 SS&MS
Office Hours: M & W 12-2PM (& by appointment)
TA: Kim Walsh, M. A.
Cultural Influences What is ethnocentrism? Examples? What is the problem with it? Learned and very subconscious. Problem is not from feeling pride, but from drawing conclusion that others are lacking Latest research combines these two dimensions Problem
Comm 124-Family Comm
Chapter 1- Intro to Family Comm and Defining Family 1-5-14
Why Study Family Communication?
They are important, salient, long lasting, and central to peoples
well being than any other relationship
o Relationships with siblings are the