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The term communication mosaics refers to the fact that:
the discipline of communications refers to distinct yet interrelated components.
is not one of the six basic communication processes
insisting on instant feedback
The number one cause of divorce in the United States can be traced to ________ problems
interrelated communication elements that affect each other.
"I was walking down a crowded downtown street with my new friend when her eyes locked on a young man walking the opposite way. She tried to look away when he noticed her, but she seemed to recognize that he noticed her. He smiled, waved, and said "Hi Marie" while she could only force a smile and say "Hi Ian." She turned to me after he passed and said, "I used to date him."
Relatioship level of meaning
is not included in the linear model of communication
encoding
Not a question typically asked in association with Laswell's Linear Model of Communication?
When did it occur?
The transactional model defines communicators who participate ________ in the communications process.
equally
Seek dominance via rhetorical reasoning
sophistics
specious or deceptive
sophistic reasoning
the art of discovering ideas for speaking and argument
invention
Enhances a speakers credibility
organization
Empowerment to communicate in a society
Michel Foucault
Manipulative varible in data collection
independent variblec
interpretation of symbolic activities
Textual analysis
Discover meaning by immersing in context
ethnography
knowledge about significant past events
historical research
scholars challenege and idenify communication practices
critical research
studying phenomena in multiple ways
triangulation
thinking
intrapersonal communication
communication between people
interpersonal communication
argumentation and political communication
public communication
codes of thought that organizations share
organizational communication
moral principles of conduct
ethics
Perception and communication _________ eachother
influence
does not influence which stimuli we notice
genetics
(true/ false) Constructivism posits that perception occurs through a variety of distinct constructs
true
cognitive structures
schemata
ideal of a catagory
prototypes
yardsticks to measure and situations against biopolarities
personal constructs
predictive generalizations about people and situations
sterotypes
guide ot action
script
instructive process of creating explanation
interpretation
why things happen and why people act as they do
attributions
attributions that serve our personal interests
self-serving bias
influence of expectations on communication
postive-centeredness
ability to feel with another person
empathy
deduction between what you know or assume to be fact
inference
belief based on observations that are factual
judgement
what happenes when our expectations are violated
Expectancy violation theory
ability to perceive others as unique individual
person-centeredness
allow us to group people, events and situations into broad categories
prototypes
Order you use schema to evaluate a person:
classification
constructs
sterotypes
idenity scripts
internal-external locus, stability and control are all dimensions of:
attribution
The fact that verbal symbols are not instrinsically connected to what they represent is an example of:
arbitrariness
Language is NOT
static
Prone to demonstrare ambiguity in language:
Martin Luther King Day
Example of abstraction, movin from most to least:
-periodical
-newspaper
-The new york times
facts are objectibe, concret phenomena and activities.
Brute
facts determne the meaning of objectivity based on human interpretatiion
institutional
calling your grandfather sir, saying a marriage vow, and addressing the judge in a court of law are:
regulative rules
consoling a daughter who receved a college rejection notice, paying respects to the immediate family at a funeral and thanking your parents for purchasing a car for you are all:
constitutive rules
_____ are NOT rigidly fixed/ offer no flexibility
rules
_________ of verbal communication is our way to mark a flow of activity into meaningful units.
punctuation
symbols do NOT
facilitate tension
Totalizing is responding to a person as if:
one label totally represents the person
The 2004 Major League Baseball World Champion Boston Red Sox nicknamed themselves "The Idiots" after journalists criticized their unorthodox style of play. Such a label is an example of:
reappropriation
responsiveness, liking and power are all:
relationship-level of meaning
advantage of I-Language
it is more honest
a technique that reminds us that our evaluations only apply to specific times and circumstances.
indexing