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UExcel Interpersonal Communication: Study Guide & Test Prep

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If you're planning on taking the UExcel Interpersonal Communication exam, use this online test prep course to review all of the exam's topics and make sure you're fully prepared. You can work through the course at your own pace and prepare for the test in just a few weeks.
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14 chapters in UExcel Interpersonal Communication: Study Guide & Test Prep

Ch 1. Interpersonal Communication Basics {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[307425].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Interpersonal Communication: Definition, Characteristics & Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54211].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54211].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - The Communication Process Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2124].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2124].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Channel of Communication: Types & Definition Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7220].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7220].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - The Importance of Context in Communication Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54212].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54212].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Ethics in Interpersonal Communication Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54213].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54213].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Competence in Interpersonal Communication Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54214].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54214].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Comparing Symmetrical & Complementary Interpersonal Communication Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54215].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54215].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Relationship Between Self-Concept, Self-Esteem & Communication Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54217].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54217].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Being a Self-Aware and Adaptive Communicator Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22966].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22966].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - The Johari Window Model of Group Dynamics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54218].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54218].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - What Is Self-Esteem? - Definition & How to Improve It Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20059].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20059].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Improving Communication Skills: Self-Disclosure, Listening & Non-Verbal Communication Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18937].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18937].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - How Perception Influences the Communication Process Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18917].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18917].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Stages of Perception: Stimulation, Organization, Interpretation, Memory & Recall Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54219].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54219].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - How Self-Fulfilling Prophecies Shape Interpersonal Communication Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54220].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54220].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Implicit Personality Theory & the Halo Effect's Impact on Forming Impressions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54221].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54221].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Impression Formation: Perceptual Accentuation, Primacy-Recency & Consistency Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54222].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54222].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Perception, Bias & Interpreting Behavior Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2127].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2127].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Methods to Increase the Accuracy of Impressions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54223].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54223].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - What is Cultural Sensitivity? - Definition, Examples & Importance Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17655].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17655].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Guidelines for Using Verbal Messages in Communication Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54228].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54228].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Strategies for Avoiding Issues in Verbal Messages Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54229].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54229].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Non-Verbal Communication: Examples, Types & Definition Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4950].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4950].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Nonverbal Communication: Terms & Uses Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54230].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54230].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Nonverbal Cues in Communication: Examples & Overview Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11532].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11532].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - The Role of Culture in Nonverbal Communication Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54231].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54231].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Nonverbal Taboos: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54232].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54232].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - The Importance of Space in Nonverbal Communication Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54233].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54233].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - DeVito's Six-Stage Model of Relationship Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53811].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53811].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Knapp's Model of Interaction Stages Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53812].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53812].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Attraction Theory: Definition, Measurements & Effects Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53813].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53813].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Physical Traits and Attraction: Symmetry, Ratios & the ''Babyface'' Phenomenon Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7114].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7114].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Relationship Rules Theory Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53814].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53814].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Interpersonal Relationships: Definition & Theories Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7163].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7163].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Social Penetration Theory: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53815].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53815].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Social Exchange Theory in Relationships: Definition, Examples & Predictions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7118].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7118].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - The Equity Theory of Love: Definition, Examples & Predictions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7117].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7117].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Successful Relationships: Characteristics, Development & Maintenance Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18936].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18936].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Communication During the Development Stage of a Relationship Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54240].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54240].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Relationship Maintenance: Functions, Strategies & Purpose Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54241].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54241].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Ending Relationships, Disengagement Strategies & the Detachment Process Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7121].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7121].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Communication in Deteriorating Relationships: Causes, Effects & Patterns Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54242].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54242].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Communication During Relationship Repair Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54243].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54243].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Communication During Relationship Dissolution: Models, Causes, Effects & Communication Patterns Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54244].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54244].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Love Relationships: Their Characteristics & How They Develop Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18533].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18533].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Love Styles & Interpersonal Communication Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54279].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54279].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Interpersonal Communication in Love Relationships: Topics & Influences Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54280].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54280].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Mentoring & Networking Relationships & Interpersonal Communication in the Workplace Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54281].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54281].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Romantic Relationships in the Workplace & Interpersonal Communication Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54282].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54282].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Understanding Relationship Violence: Definition, Effects & Strategies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54283].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54283].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Introduction to Emotions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Categorizing Emotions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[57].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[57].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - What Is Emotional Intelligence? - Definition & Explanation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4962].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4962].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - How Influences on Emotional Expression Impact Communication Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54254].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54254].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - How Emotions Differ Across Cultures Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10299].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10299].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Controlling Emotions Through Self-Talk Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54255].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54255].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Principles of Emotions & Emotional Messages Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54256].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54256].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - What is Family? - Definition, Characteristics & Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54262].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54262].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Family Communication Patterns Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54263].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54263].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Influences on Family Communication: Culture, Gender & Technology Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54264].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54264].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Friends & Communication: Definition, Types & Aspects Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54265].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54265].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Needs in a Friendship: Utility, Affirmation, Ego Support, Stimulation & Security Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54266].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54266].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - The Stages of Friendship: Contact, Involvement & Close/Intimate Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54267].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54267].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Influences on Communication Amongst Friends: Culture, Gender & Technology Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54268].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54268].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - What Is Culture? - Material and Nonmaterial Culture Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2737].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2737].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Elements of Culture: Explanation of the Major Elements That Define Culture Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2738].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2738].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Perceptions of Culture: Ideal Culture and Real Culture, Ethnocentrism, & Culture Relativism Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9114].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9114].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Comparing Enculturation & Acculturation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54270].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54270].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Comparing Cultural Evolution & Cultural Relativism Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54271].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54271].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Culture's Impact on Interpersonal Communication Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54272].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54272].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Comparing Low & High Power Distance Cultural Communications Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54273].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54273].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Masculine vs. Feminine Cultures: Distinctions & Communication Styles Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22976].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22976].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Comparing Communication in Cultures with High & Low Tolerance for Ambiguity Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54274].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54274].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Individualistic vs. Collectivistic Cultures: Differences & Communication Styles Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22974].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22974].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Cultural Perceptions of Communication in Organizations: Low Context and High Context Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10080].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10080].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Cultural Competency in Communication Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54275].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54275].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - Intercultural Communication: Definition, Model & Strategies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54276].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54276].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 14 - Communicating With and About People with Disabilites Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54277].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54277].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional

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