Discussion1: Everyone Has a Culture.
1: Define culture and explain its importance in communication.
2: Describe your own culture.
3: Explain how your culture shapes how you communicate with others.
Make sure you write the questions first than the answers under them.
* Define culture and explain why it is impotant to understand communication.
* Take some time to write about your own culture and share with us what makes you who you are. Your culture can be related to your race,ethnicity,gender,age,nationality,religion,sexual orientation,hobbies,religion,etc. Try not to focus on just one of these aspects of yourself, but instead utilize as many cultural elements as possible.
*How does your culture and those from other cultures?
Discussion2: The "Self" and Communication
1: Define self-concept
2: Define self-image
3: Define self-esteem
4: Reflect on how one of these has impacted your interpersonal communication.
Write questions first then answers under them.
*Define self-concept, self-image, and self-esteem. Write at lease two sentences on each term.
*Provide an example of how your "self-concept", "self-image", or "self-esteem" has affected your interpersonal communication.
*Use specific examples to illustrate your point.
*Support your points about the relationship between psychology and Communication and for your definitions of the three key terms.
Use the reference : Bevan, J.L.,& Sole,K.(2014). Making connections: Understanding interpersonal communication (2nd ed.) San Diego, CA: Bridgepoint Education, Inc.