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Technological Communications as Distractions in a Work and Home Environment
The Negative Effects of Technological Communications in a Work and Home Environment
Technological communications have played a role at home and at work and can
be distractions to others when people are at home and work. At work, it
keeps workers from completing tasks, communicating with their co-workers
and from focusing o...
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The Use of the Peacewheel in Resolving Conflict
Peacewheel with FamilyThe peacewheel. I remember back in elementary school, we had a variation of this on our playground to help us solve conflicts. It was big, attached to a table, painted colorfully, and you could spin it. I once had to use it with one of my friends when we were having a fight. It was so long ago I can’t...
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The Role of Verbal and Nonverbal Communication in How Others Perceive You
I vs. You and Nonverbal ExperimentHow would you feel if someone was constantly blaming you for everything? If every time something wrong someone would say “you didn’t do this!” or “why didn’t you do that?” That would be bothersome, wouldn’t it? Well with this I vs. You experiment I will try to redirect any “you” statements...
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The Importance of Recognizing Cues to Avoid Confrontation
"Confrontation is not a dirty word. Sometimes it's the best kind of
journalism as long as you don't confront people just for the sake of a confrontation"-Don Hewitt. Most people often avoid conflict at all costs because we dread having tension and feelings of
anxiety prior to a confrontation, and bad feelings that ling...
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The History and Spread of the American Sign Language
Culture American Sign Language (ASL) was developed in the 1800s by a significant Deaf community in the U.S. ASL is not related to English, although it borrows from English as many other spoken languages do. Similarly, ASL has other words order that are different from English such as idioms, jokes, and poetry which are all...
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An Examination of the Relationship Between Online Anonymity and Its Effects on Uncivil Discourse and Malicious Behavior and the Ways to Solve the Issue
Abstract This paper examines the relationship between online anonymity, its effects on uncivil discourse and malicious behavior, and a comparison of different methods of managing those effects. In the paper, I argue that steps can be taken to reduce the amount of uncivil discourse without infringing on 1st Amendment rights...
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An Analysis of Anonymous Communication by the Use of Graffiti in Universities
College students use various public mediums to communicate with each other every day; such as in person or on social media. But there are some places on campus where communication takes place that are public, but also private. These spots can be found in our campus libraries and take the form of semi-private study carrels....
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A Study of the Interaction of Nonverbal and Verbal Messages in a Conversation
Nonverbal Communication Kinesics is the interpretation of body expressions which are used as complement for an effective communication. Gestures, facial expressions, posture and body movement, emphasize what a person is trying to say and give information about emotions and attitude. This nonverbal messages interact wi...
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Speech Generating Devices and Their Effects in the Classroom
Speech Generating Devices and Their Effects in the Classroom As America’s education system progresses more students with disabilities are being mainstreamed into a general education classroom. Chung and Carter observe that interactions between students with and without disabilities are beneficial to all students, because t...
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