WVU COMM 316 - What are the Communication Issues Facing a Global Identity (Part 2) (3 pages)

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Lecture number:
21
Pages:
3
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
West Virginia University
Course:
Comm 316 - Intercultural Communication
Edition:
1
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COMM 316 1st Edition Lecture 21 Outline of Last Lecture I Wired and One The Roar of the Internet A II The Transformation of Local and Global Identities A B C D E F G H III Local Identity Global Identity Third Identity The Lens of Television Identity Formation Global Television Impact Be Hip Be Hot and Pop Culture Impact Outsourced Beats You are What You Can Dance to You are What You Wear Pop Culture as Fashion Who and What Are e netizens A B C IV The Internet as Our Central Station Defining the Background of e netizens Characteristics of an e netizen Identity Inverted Pyramid of e netizen Identity The Dialectical Pulls of an e netizen Spatial Zone Dialectics Outline of Current Lecture V The Dialectical Pulls of an e netizen A Spatial Zone Dialectics B VI The Tipping Point Communication Pattern Changes A B C D E VII Temporal Zone Dialectics Gadget Communication Patterns Fast and Furious Sharing Intimate Partners with a Gadget Language Styles Text Tweet Talk Communicating to be Social Change Agents Present but Virtual Personal Identities in flux The Global Face Current Lecture The Dialectical Pulls of an e netizen o Spatial Zone Dialectics Internet provides privacy and anonymity and shared communal space Individuals experience solitude and tribal pole Individuals access the Internet in private space within solitude pole Web community allows individuals to interact without face to face contact Too much in the tribal pole and one may find themselves addicted o Temporal Zone Dialectics Internet is allowing individuals to move between monochronic and polychronic time Monotrack focus working on one project at a time Multitrack focus tending to multiple e net tasks or activities Monotrack e netizens concentrate on one project at a time via one medium Multitrack e netizens can surf text and blog at the same time Being in doing e net philosophy individuals fuse being with doing mode value dimensions Example being with friends on Facebook while doing other tasks The Tipping Point Communication Pattern Changes o Gadget Communication Patterns Fast and Furious Gadgets have transformed the way we communicate with each other Mobile phone was game changer main distracter from face to face conversation average users spend 209 minutes day on phone Mobile phones change conversation in public areas we stay on our phones o Sharing Intimate Partners with a Gadget Our relationships may be affected Ex Japanese males find it difficult to have face to face communication Language Styles Text Tweet Talk We use truncated language and emoticons to replace long sentences For example on a chat site SITCOM Single income two children oppressive mortgage not situational comedy Communicating to be Social Change Agents Social networking allows for active engagement and involvement Disaster relief anti regime protests and peace activism supported via social networking Present but Virtual One of the fastest growing trends in business is virtual teams and meetings There still may be intercultural misunderstandings mistrust language barriers o o o Personal Identities in flux The Global Face o Developing a sense of identity takes time but in an age where time is compressed and in flux our self view can transform in an instant o Opponents argue Internet appeals to our worst instincts makes us more likeminded o E netizens have ability to morph and fuse identity and Internet shapes image and standard of beauty


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