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Chapters 5 and 7


Chapter 5 and Chapter 7

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University of Texas at Arlington
Comm 2315 - Communication Theory

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ENGL 2315 1ST Edition Lecture 6 Outline of Last Lecture I Social Interactionism II 5 Concepts Outline of Current Lecture III Application Naming A Name calling viewing self through a warped mirror B The way we behave or feel when we are addressed a certain way affects our selfesteem C It s not easily dispelled because they are real D Cyber bullying skinny Dummy stupid E The self fulfilling prophecy says that if we make a decision about something we selfconsciously make that prediction come true IV 6 Critiques of this interpretive theory A provides an understanding of people B Clarification of values people can determine how they are C Led to a lot of ethnographic research observe people and their behavior D Very successful E Community of agreement People believe it F Does not lead to itself to aesthetic appeal or suffer from understatement if one isn t able to use symbols are they less than human V Expectancy Violations Chapter 7 A Expectancy what people will predict will happen rather than what they desire B How we respond to people who violate our expectations These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute VI Proxemics the study of people s use of space as a special elaboration of culture VII Personal space proxemics Hall is influenced by Norms the social situation and individual differences A The appropriateness of a conversational distance depends on audience situation and context B Intimate distance 0 18 inches C Personal distance 18 inches to 4 feet D Social distance 4 to 10 feet E Public distance 10 feet or more VIII Expectancy Concepts A is tied to daily interactions what we predict will occur not what is desired B Context Cultural norms relationship familiarity status and communicator characteristics demographics C Violation Valence value we place on unexpected behavior regardless of who does it positive negative equivocal D Communicator Reward Valence

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