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A QUICK RECAP

SMALL GROUP COMMUNICATION
-Communication within a group usually 3-5 people.

ROLES in a group

Initiator -gets group started -doesn’t have to be the leader
Positive behaviors:

starts on time, delegates work, others?
Negative behaviors:

aggressive, controlling, dominating, ignores others to achieve goal, others?

Facilitator -glue of group -helps others get task done Positive behaviors: listens, cooperates, supports, volunteers to do extra, the “shh-er”, others?

Negative behaviors: too concerned with keeping the peace, no delegation, may talk too much, others?

Agitator -brings in negative energy

Positive behaviors: may cause group to slow down and find problems, others?
Negative behaviors: creates conflict, slows progress, annoying, others? How should we deal with agitators?
Move on before they get attention!

People are usually in small groups for: • Decision making • Problem solving*** • Discussions • Making plans • Managing a conflict

Interpersonal
(inter= between or among)
-communication between two people; sometimes 3.

Intrapersonal
(intra means within) -the communication that occurs within your own mind. <- this is known as self talk: inner speech or mental conversations that we carry on with ourselves.

Example: may I sit here? Did you hear what happened at the football game?

Example: Do I want to wear this today? Should I tell her there’s something in her hair?”

Self disclosure
-how you express yourself to others; important and sometimes personal information about yourself that is not obvious to other people. (personal info)

Example:
Telling a classmate your parents are getting a divorce and you are moving in with Dad. (self disclosed) Classmate explaining how they have to work two jobs after school to help out.

Self fulfilling prophecy
-a prediction or expectation of an event that shapes your behavior, making the outcome more likely to occur (more likely to happen; it may actually happen)
-Auditions -Intense games -Band competitions -Pre Cal test -getting accepted into college????

Self Perception
– the view you have of yourself .the person you think you are, formed from your beliefs and attitudes.

Dimensions of Self
Real Self Perceived Self You’re “core” self; who you really are Who you see yourself to be

Ideal Self
Public Self Private Self

Who you want to be now or in the future
The self you freely let others see The self you do not share with others; who you are in private Who you are when you interact with other individuals, groups, society or in social situations Who you are as a student and a learner; the part of you that uses and applies knowledge The part of you that uses and processes feelings Who you are physically, including your concept of your own body, athletic ability, gracefulness and coordination, level of attractiveness, and physical health and well being The part of you that is creative or artistic

Professional Self Who you are in your job or profession Social Self Intellectual Self Emotional Self Physical Self

Artistic Self

:: A system of symbolic behaviors that includes all forms of comm except words!

Consists of:
• Voice • Body talk • Environmental cues

Reinforces -when nonverbals support the verbal message ex: Contradicts -makes verbal messages less believable -may leave receiver confused -will most likely believe nonverbal message ex: Substitutes: -waving instead of saying, HEY. ex:

• Persuasion- is the process of changing or reinforcing attitudes, beliefs, values, or behavior