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NYSTCE English Language Arts: Interpersonal Communication - Chapter Summary
The acts of speaking and listening can fulfill many purposes, such as information gathering, entertainment, critical analysis and social interaction. Our online lessons address speaking and listening in formal and informal situations as facets of social interaction. The following topics are included in the chapter:
- Theory of social exchange
- The process of communicating
- Types of communication
- The effect of setting on communication
Revisit the broad concept of communication, including the process, types, settings and use among various populations. Take the quiz at the end of each lesson for self-assessment, and gain practice in the types of questions you could find on the test.
NYSTCE English Language Arts: Interpersonal Communication Objectives
The listening and speaking subarea constitutes approximately 14% of your test. Meet the following objectives for success in this section:
- Recognize different language conventions for various social situations
- Analyze aspects of effective speaking and listening in conversation
- Analyze effective listening techniques for various group sizes
- Use knowledge of strategies for conversing within social, academic, community and technical contexts
- Understand speaking and listening in panel discussions or debates
- Recognize effective listening and speaking elements in situations with participants of various ages, cultures, personal characteristics and genders
- Show consideration for individuality and cultural differences while speaking and listening
This content specialty test contains about 90 multiple-choice questions and a written, constructed-response assignment. This chapter of our online study guide can help you review all aspects of listening and speaking in social interactions for your exam.
1. Social Exchange Theory in Relationships: Definition, Examples & Predictions
In this lesson, we define and discuss social exchange theory and what it predicts about romantic relationships. We also define and discuss the theory's three components: cost-benefit analysis, comparison level, and comparison level of alternatives.
2. Social Interaction Theory: Ascribed, Achieved & Master Status
In this lesson, we discuss social interaction theory, putting particular emphasis on the concept of social statuses. We identify and define several types of statuses, including ascribed, achieved, and master status.
3. The Communication Process
This lesson describes the process of communication. Terms such as sender, receiver, channel, encoding, decoding, noise, and feedback will be defined and explained with examples.
4. Types of Communication: Interpersonal, Non-Verbal, Written & Oral
This lesson distinguishes between the various methods of communication used by managers, including interpersonal communication, nonverbal communication, written communication and oral communication.
5. How Different Settings Affect Communication
Where and when communication takes place are important considerations to make interpersonal communication as effective as possible. Therefore, there are times and places where taking out your cell phone or giving a presentation might have to be reconsidered.
6. How to Challenge Ideas & Conclusions of Others
This lesson explores the ins and outs of middle-school classroom discussion through examples from young adult literature. We'll discover tactics for encouraging conversation, and learn strategies for engaging in debate in small and large group settings.
7. Diverse Perspectives in Public Speaking
When crafting a speech, a writer must be aware of a myriad of things: what is the speech about, what is my stance, what is my audience, where will my speech be delivered? Something we often forget to address is the variety of perspectives. In this lesson, we focus on addressing the various perspectives and integrating them into a speech, covering three strategies.
8. Mediating Cross-Cultural Conflicts in the Classroom
Explore how individuals influence groups and how groups function in a multicultural environment. See how collaboration, group facilitation, and conflict resolution skills are vital in creating a healthy and positive multicultural classroom climate.
9. The Inconsistency Fallacy: Definition & Examples
This lesson explores the fallacy of inconsistency and provides examples of this flawed argument. You'll learn how to identify when someone is using this approach and why it's problematic.
10. What is Media Literacy? - Definition, Importance & Examples
In this lesson, we will explore the role and purpose of media literacy in society in history and today. Examples of media, mass media communications and media literacy will be explained and evaluated in order to form an understanding of why media literacy is critically important for the 21st century.
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Other chapters within the NYSTCE English Language Arts (003): Practice and Study Guide course
- NYSTCE Information Resources
- NYSTCE English Language Arts: Reading Comprehension Strategies
- NYSTCE English Language Arts: Literary Genres
- NYSTCE English Language Arts: Analyzing Literary Texts Overview
- NYSTCE English Language Arts: Literary History & Culture
- NYSTCE English Language Arts: World Literature
- NYSTCE English Language Arts: American Literature
- NYSTCE English Language Arts: British Literature
- NYSTCE English Language Arts: Analyzing Informational Texts
- NYSTCE English Language Arts: Analyzing U.S. Documents
- NYSTCE English Language Arts: Writing Arguments
- NYSTCE English Language Arts: The Pre-Writing Process
- NYSTCE English Language Arts: Revising & Editing Texts
- NYSTCE English Language Arts: Writing Style
- NYSTCE English Language Arts: Narrative & Descriptive Writing
- NYSTCE English Language Arts: Research & Writing Tips
- NYSTCE English Language Arts: Communicating in Groups
- NYSTCE English Language Arts: Evaluating & Delivering Speeches
- NYSTCE English Language Arts: Persuasive Speaking
- NYSTCE English Language Arts: English Language & Grammar
- NYSTCE English Language Arts: Assessment Types & Techniques
- NYSTCE English Language Arts: Instructional Strategies
- NYSTCE English Language Arts Flashcards