Influences on Family Communication: Culture, Gender & Technology


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What do many social scientists believe about families?

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1. What does communication orientation describe?

2. How does conformity orientation impact communication within a family?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The questions on this quiz and worksheet require you to identify the types of communication orientation and factors that influence communication.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can expect to see questions on this quiz and worksheet about the following:

  • Direction that digital technology is modifying the communication of families in a lot cultures
  • Beliefs of many social scientists about families
  • Definition of communication orientation
  • Way conformity orientation influences communication in a family
  • Type of orientations where a family discusses very few topics and needs their own individual space sometimes

Skills Practiced

  • Making connections - take your understanding of the concept of digital technology in connection with family communication
  • Information recall - use the information you've received regarding communication orientation
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about types of communication orientations


Additional Learning

To learn more about the factors that affect family communication, review the corresponding lesson called Influences on Family Communication: Culture, Gender & Technology. This lesson will help you with the following objectives:

  • Discover why communication with family is the most important type of communication
  • Know the definition of gender
  • Understand how gender can affect communication in families
  • Explore how the industrial revolution affected communication among families in the 18th century