Interpersonal Communication Examination 1 Version B Arquette Summer 2006 Your Name (PLEASE PRINT CLEARLY): _ Directions: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. PRINT your full name clearly on both this examination and the scantron answer sheet. Record your answers on b
1. Has intimacy always had the same meaning as it has today?
Intimacy does not always have the same meaning; colonials thought of intimacy in terms of
physical rather than psychological closeness.
2. What were some of the characteri
Basic Ideas about Communication
1. How does communication help us understand human beings as social
animals? How is human relatedness fundamental to their survival? How does
contact regulate our psychological and physical health?
2. What is the purpose of
Study Guide for Exam #2
Materials covered include chapters 3, 4, and 5 of your textbook and those discussed in
When reading your textbook, be sure to read information presented in boxes.
What is the difference between analog
3. What did Bunz and Campbell conclude about accommodation in e-mail? Although certain social
cues may be filtered out by email technology, "politeness indicators are communicated to
build positive impressions online"
4. Denotation- public, conventionaliz
1 Difference between analog-NONVERBAL, a code that is made up of signs that convey meaning by
being like the concept they convey. Natural and Continuous. Ex. A smile conveys happiness by its
natural connection to being happy & actors
5. Main argument for the Whorfian hypothesis? Thought is relative to language. Examples of language
differences in lexical terms and in grammatical rules? Eskimos have many different words expresses a
persons relationship differently. What do they tell us
What are universalistic meanings and particularistic meanings? What code users generate these
meanings and how do they make distinctions between insiders and outsiders? How many speakers of
one code perceive speakers of the other? To elaborated code users
7. What is ethnography of communication? The rules of communication or the analysis of
communication within the wider context of the social and cultural practices and beliefs of the
members of a particular culture or speech community. Who proposed this ap