COMM 316 Exam 1 Review (Chapters 1 – 4) Chapter 1: Studying Intercultural Communication · · · · · · · · Define imperative Describe all six imperatives and differentiate between each of them Define “global village” and “digital divide” Define demographics and assimilation Why is self-awareness so important? Define ethics; How does it apply to intercultural communication What are the important skills in becoming an ethical student of culture? Define cosmopolitan
Chapter 2: Intercultural Communication · · · · · · · · · · · · Define intercultural communication, culture, communication, context, and power What are the four “building blocks?” Differentiate them. What are the six components of culture and what does each mean? Describe each (Look at the breakdown of the definition) Describe the perception process. Provide examples for each step. What are the six components of communication and what does each mean? Describe each. Define values and worldview Describe Kluckhohn & Strodtbeck’s perspective. What are the five questions they feel should be asked of any culture? Differentiate between the possible orientations that cultures may have towards each question. Describe Hofstede’s perspective. Differentiate between the four dimensions. What are the limitations to looking at culture from a value orientation perspective? What is ritual? Provide examples. Define group related power. Define the four barriers to intercultural communication. Differentiate between each.
Chapter 3: History and Intercultural Communication · · · · How does history influence communication? Differentiate between the different types of histories covered in the chapter. Provide examples for each. What is a grand narrative? How does history influence identity?
Chapter 4: Identity and Intercultural Communication · · · · · · · · Define self and identity What are the six aspects of identity? Describe each. Differentiate between the different types of identities covered in the chapter. Provide...
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