Card Set Information
First Look Communication Theory Em Griffin
Social Information Processing Theory (SIP) (Walther)
Computer Mediated Communicaton (CMC)
Text based messages, which filter out most non-verbal cues
Media technology shapes how we as individuals in a society think, feel, act, and how our society operates as we move from one technological age to another
Resulting from a lack of social context, it is the hostile language that zings at its target and creates a toxic climate for relational growth on the internet.
CMC users have no clue as to their relative status, and norms for interaction aren't clear, so people tend to become omore self-absorbed and less inhibited.
A nonsimultaneous medium of communication that each individual can use when he or she desires. Email or text messages are person-to-person messages that can be read at a convenient time.
One can plan, contemplate and edit comments more mindfully and deliberatively than one can in more spontaneous talk.
This is advantages when dealing with touchy issues, misunderstandings, or conflict between parties.
The claim that CMC relationships are often more intimate than those developed when partners are physically together.
: Selective Self-Presentation
: Overattribution of Similarity
: Communcating on your own time
: Self-Fulfilling Prophecy