IUB CMCL-C 122 - CMCL Exam 2 Notes (16 pages)

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Cmcl-C 122 - Interpersonal Communication

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Exam 2 Notes 03 05 2013 Day 17 Nature of Social Groups unit 4 communication of social groups groups use communication rituals and patterns to create a sense of belonging speech communities have common language and social interaction patterns that serve to o bond o police o compete how do you know what groups you belong to Are there special speech patterns you use Carbaugh Speech Communities Group of people who share rules for using at least one communication practice 247 o They share communicative norms o They often self identify as a group consider it important to their social life o People can belong to multiple speech communities Ethnography analyzes the methods and meanings of communication particular to socio cultural groups Ex sports team lingo for certain plays o Think in terms of code switching Ex politics religion education Goffman Encounters Encourage academic attention to everyday interactions Unfocused v focused interaction What characterizes an unfocused interaction One sided someone is observing another from afar not a mutual interaction between strangers not necessarily a planned interaction In a room observing how people are sitting dressed What characterizes a focused interaction People coming together for a certain amount of time to address a problem address something Social groups Groups that exist when they re not interacting Don t need a focus activity Individuals in social groups o Recognize themselves as members who belong to identify with the organization o Receive more support from other members o Have a sense of hostility toward outsiders Elements are individual special type In group vs out group TYPE of social group o Small groups Distinct collective unit characterized by what their size makes possible Distinguished by Size Close bonds members know each other well Wide consensus Informal roles Groups and interactions are different A group still exists when members aren t together An interaction can be attended by total strangers How would



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