Test #4, chapter 14

The last chapter of the textbook!!! Ladies and gents, you made it through an entire college-level reading experience. Now, you just need to be able to accomplish the following goals toward earning that last grade before your presentation and the final.

When completing your reading of 14.1, you should be able to:

  1. Identify two reasons most experts agree we use communication technologies (HINT: see about midway through section!!!)
  2. Identify two reasons we should study interactive media

Upon reading 14.2, you should have the ability to:

  1. Define social media
  2. Distinguish between various forms of social media

After completing 14.3, you should have the ability to:

  1. Define and distinguish between synchronous and asynchronous communication
  2. Explain media richness theory and provide a case why face-to-face (ftf) communication is considered the richest form of communication
  3. Describe social presence theory

When you have finished reading 14.4, you should be able to:

  1. Distinguish between lurkers, trolling, spam, and phishing
  2. Describe cyberbullying
  3. Make a case that relationships deriving from online means may have both benefits and challenges not otherwise associated with relationships that do not derive from online efforts
  4. Describe and provide examples of catfishing


One more post about the test will come up tomorrow. For those of you who want a little extra guidance, you might want to spend some time on it.


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