SW121 Exam 1.txt
Card Set Information
SW121 Exam 1.txt
The medium through which a message passes from sender to reciever.
The tendancy to seek out information that conforms to an existing self concept and to ignore information that contradicts it.
Communication that occurs via computerized channels
Computer Meditated Communication
A group within an encompassing culture with a perceived identity
A culture whose members feel loyalties and obligations to an in-group, such as extended family, community, and even work organizations.
According to Samovar and Porter, "The language, values, belief, traditions, and customs people share and learn."
Two communicators who interact with each other.
The ability to project ones self into another persons point of view in an attempt to experience the others thoughts and feelings.
Both the physical setting in which communication occurs and the personal perspectives of the people involved.
Ambigious language that has two or more equally plausible meanings
An attitude that ones own culture is superior to that of others.
The image an individual wants to project to the world.
Actions people take to preserve their own and others presenting images
A diseranable response of a reciever to a senders message.
The physically observable qualitites of a thing or situation
The tendancy to form an overall positive impression of a person on the basis of one positive characteristic
A culture in which people view their primary responsibility as helping themselves
A group with which an individual identifies him/herself
External, physiological and psychological distractions that interfere with the accurate transmission and reception of a message.
A group that an individual sees as different from him/herself.
The person we believe ourselves to be in moments of candor. It may be identical with or different from the presentitive or desired self.
An unfairly biased and intolerant attitude towards others who belong to an outgroup
The image a person presents to others
The theory that a person's self-concept matches the way the person believes others regard him/her.
Perception that arise from attaching meaning to first-order things or situations.
The relatively stable set of perceptions each individual holds of him/herself
The process of deliberately revealing information about oneself that is signifigant and that would not normally be known by others
The part of the self-concept that involves evaluations of self-worth
A persons expected outcome influences their behavior whichmakes the outcome more likely to occur
A person whose opinion is important enough to effect ones self-concept strongly
Evaluating ones self in terms of or by comparison to others.
The part of the self-concept that is based on membership in groups
A body of scholarship that explores how ones position in society shapes ones view of society in general and of specific individuals
Exaggerated beliefs associated with a categorized system.
A. Define Goal
B. Break the goal into behaviors involved.
C. Practice each behaviors.
D. Try the behaviors in real life.
Individualistic Culture Characteristics
Primary responsability helping themself
Self- reliance and competition
View themself as what they do
Collectivistic Culture Characteristics
Loyalties to an in-group
Concerned with opinions of signifigant others
Associate themself with group membership
Produce Team Players
The senses, age, health and fatigue, hunger, biological cycles, neurobehavioral challanges.
Physiological Factors that influence perception
Sex and gender roles, occupational roles
Cultural and Social Factors that influence perception
Psychological factors that influence perception
We decide who we are based on how others react to us. From our characteristics to our sense of being human.
Concept of identity needs