Oral Communication ch381113
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Oral Communication ch381113
What to evaluate for web sources?
What is a way to gather and use information?
You are an information source with experience and knowledge
What is self concept?
an organized collection of beliefs and attitudes about self
no begining and end and constantly changing
What affects self concept?
interactions with others
the expectation others have of us
how we present ourselves to create an image
2 types of people based on their expectations
optimistic-affected by high selfeteem
pesimistic-affected by low self esteem
What is individuals orientation?
Tendency to stres personal goals
What is collective orientation?
tendency to put aside individuals goals
2 types of self concept
What is the development of self concept?
Communication and self concept (Kinch's Model)
(p)perseption of others
(a)actual responses of others
What is personal social identity continuum?
Individuals can precieve themselves differently depending on where they are at a particular moment in time.
What is communication apprehension?
An anxiety syndrome associated with either real or anticipated communication with another person or persons
What is self fulfilling prophecy?
leads us to do predictable things
What is impression management?
The creation of a possitive image of oneself to influence the perceptions of others
What is facework?
Spacific tactics when presenting self to others
What is individualistic orientation?
self or personal goals
What is collectivistic goals?
Puts aside individual goals and works on group goals
What is the difference in informative and persuasie speaches?
Informative - increases speaker knowledge and gives both sides of the info.
Persuasive - Alters atittudes and behavior
How to prepare an informative speech
create information relevance
focus on unusual
What is a relationship?
An association between at least 2 people
What is uncertainty reduction theory?
when we meet others to whom we are attrachted our need to know about them tends to make us draw interference about them
What is social information processing theory?
suggests that electonicmediated communication relationships grow only to the extent that people first gain information about each other and use that information to form impresions
ex. verbal cues, extended time
What is social exchange theory?
The assumption that people consciously and diliberately weigh the costs and benefits associated with entering a relationship and seek out relationships that benefit them while avoiding those that dont
What is Fundementa interpersonal relations orientation theory?
Provides insight into our communication behavior
: affection, conclusion, control
What is social penetration?
The process of increasing disclosur and intimacy in a relationship
What is rhetorical sensitivity?
An alternative form of communication that can be applied to situations in which wid open self disclosure could be harmful
Knapp and vangelistis staes of comming together
stages of comming apart
What are some signs of relationship troubles?
Ducks phases of dissolution
the grave-pressing phase
What is intraphsychic phase?
intentionally assess dissatisfaction
What is dydadic phase?
Discuss status of relationships
What is social phase?
Relationship troubles become public
What is the grave-pressing phase?
Each partner gives account to what happend after a break up occurs
What is the dialetical theory: push and pull?
Connection autonomy-need desire for other person
How to manage relational tensions