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According to the Alban text, a recipient’s false preconceptions about people like the sender can present which type of barrier to communication?

According to the Alban text, a communicative message can be sent by more than one person.

The human tendency to form careless beliefs about people based on their features or group identities is called ________.

The term for an educated speculation about the sender’s motives and message meanings—one that is based on credible evidence that these are, in fact, very likely what you suppose they are—is __________.

Which approach to the study of communication identifies, analyzes, and attempts to explain the existence of attitudes, values, beliefs, feelings, or behaviors that unify people as a whole or that come to unify particular groups of people (e.g., shared belief in gravity, in a song’s beauty, etc).

Dr. Alban argues that all people see all things in exactly the same way.

The term for words that are used forthrightly to signify the person, place, thing, idea, action, or state of being that the words are intended to symbolize is _______.

The term for “a sound or a combination of sounds, or its representation in writing or printing, that symbolizes and communicates a meaning” is _______.

The term for a person’s use of volume, tone, pitch, accent, speaking pace, and silence to send a message is _________.

The term for a person’s use of touch to send information is _______.

According to a classic study by psychologists Albert Mehrabian and Susan Ferris, as much as ____ percent of communication is nonverbal.

If Justin says “I love my wheels” to mean he loves his car, he is using which type of figurative wording?

According to the Alban text, these social constructionists believe the only reality people can know is the one, they say, that their minds construct in response to the world as language filters it to them.

According to the Alban text, the ancient Greek philosopher Protagoras’s statement that “Man is the measure of all things!” expresses a core assumption of which type of worldview system?

Which type of truth standard holds that a belief, feeling, or behavior is acceptable if it promotes the greatest good for humanity as a whole rather than for the individual?

According to the Alban text, existentialists view communication as something that tends to be positive.

Which type of worldview system sees the world as a self-created, self-sustaining machine, consisting of material particles and processes and nothing more than this?

According to the Alban text, ___________ is someone who is content to live with an inconsistency between the belief system he or she professes and the one he or she practices.

According to the Alban text, the Biblically Christian worldview recognizes truth as something to be created rather than discovered.

According to the Alban text, the Biblically Christian worldview recognizes history as a set of circular, meaningless events that will cease when God reenters the world to give it direction.

The Biblically Christian worldview recognizes the truth claims of God's word as uniform, which means . . .

According to the Biblically Christian worldview, although God set the physical world into motion, He does not enable it to continue operating as it does.

According to the Alban text, all people are accountable to the ethical laws that God has instituted.

The term ____________ denotes God’s undeserved act of giving humans immeasurable blessings that they, because of their corruption, have no right to expect from Him.

According to the Alban text, when a redemptive critic makes sense of a communication text, he or she identifies several common graces as these graces appear in the text. Which of the following is not one of these?

According to the Alban text, if Malinoski’s model for explaining human behavior is flawed, it is for which of the following reasons?

According to the Alban text, the stories people tell—whether fairy tales, personal anecdotes, song lyrics, or movie scripts—consistently manifest our longing for what?

According to the Alban text, nature, because it is corrupted, can communicate nothing about God to humans.

According to the Alban text, God may use even a person’s wrongly motivated communications to promote His redemptive purposes.

A person functions as a redemptive communicator when his or her behavior promotes what God values in this world, even if he or she does so without manifesting God’s love to others.

 

According to the Alban text, a recipient’s false preconceptions about people like the    sender can present which type of barrier to communication

According to the Alban text, a communicative message can be sent by more than one person

Dr. Alban argues that all people see all things in exactly the same way

Which approach to the study of communication strives to identify and to explain the communicational steps that people take in their quests to establish points of oneness      with others

Dr. Alban argues that God, because He is the source of all things, cannot participate in communicative acts

According to the Alban text, the disappearance of outdated media technologies can    present which type of barrier to communication

The term for a person’s use of volume, tone, pitch, accent, speaking pace, and silence to send a message is       .

The term for a person’s use of bodily movement to send information is            

Researchers Teresa Rosegrant and James McCroskey have shown that females maintain greater interpersonal space from each other than males do

The term for “a sound or a combination of sounds, or its representation in writing or printing, that symbolizes and communicates a meaning” is           .

The psalmist’s statement to God that “You are my rock and my fortress” (Ps. 31:3, NLT) is an example of which type of figurative wording

This term denotes the human attempt to connect with God, or something apparently like Him, through such message forms as meditation, prayer, and singing

Which type of truth standard holds that a belief, feeling, or behavior is acceptable if it simply “works” for the person who holds it, regardless of whether it consists with anyone else’s experiences and standards?

According to the Alban text, existentialists view communication as something that tends to be positive

Which type of worldview system sees the world as a self‑created, self‑sustaining machine, consisting of material particles and processes and nothing more than this

According to the Alban text, this term denotes the composite of someone’s beliefs about human origin, nature, purpose, and destiny, and about values, whether moral or aesthetic

According to the Alban text, the ancient Greek philosopher Protagoras’s statement that “Man is the measure of all things!” expresses a core assumption of which type of worldview system?

According to the Alban text, existentialism is a sub‑tradition of social constructivism

According to the Alban text, the Biblically Christian worldview recognizes that all people have an inherited sinful nature that estranges them from God and that pollutes their interactions with each other

According to the Alban text, this term denotes God's offer to humans of a remedy for their alienation from Him

According to the Biblically Christian worldview, although God set the physical world into motion, He does not enable it to continue operating as it does

The fact that God enables us, through reasoning, observation, and Scripture, to make sense of communication means we can and always will arrive at the same conclusions about it

According to the Alban text, the Biblically Christian worldview recognizes history as a set of circular, meaningless events that will cease when God reenters the world to give it direction

During a conversation about the rightness or wrongness of Derek's recent behavior, Kari makes the following statement to Dustin: "I guess it doesn't really matter anyway because, in the end, right and wrong are just matter of personal opinion or preference. What's right for Derek is right for Derek, even if it's wrong for you or me." True or False: According to the Alban text, Kari's statement expresses the Biblically Christian worldview regarding ethics.

According to the Alban text, when a redemptive critic makes sense of a communication text, he or she identifies several common graces as these graces appear in the text. Which of the following is not one of these?

This twentieth century psychologist devised a hierarchy to show the needs that motivate humans to behave as they do

The Old Testament prophet Micah indicates that a God‑centered communicator’s life will manifest this commitment in three basic character qualities. Which of the following is not one of these

According to the Alban text, the calling to be a redemptive communicator applies only to those who enter vocational Christian ministry fields, like missions and the pastorate

According to the Alban text, God may use a person’s wrongly motivated communications to promote His redemptive purposes

A person functions as a redemptive communicator when his or her behavior promotes what God values in this world, even if he or she does so without manifesting God’s love to others

 

According to the Alban text, the term for factors that can disrupt meaningful transmissions of information between senders and potential recipients is           .

Dr. Alban argues that God, because He is the source of all things, cannot participate in communicative acts

According  to  the  Alban  text,  the  encoding,  transmission,  and  decoding  of  a  message must  be  instantaneous in order  for  communication to occur

When a person believes, feels, values, or acts as one with another person, communism exists

According to the Alban text, the existence of a potential message recipient creates communication, regardless of whether he or she actually receives the message

Which approach to the study of communication strives to identify and to explain the communicational steps that people take in their quests to establish points of oneness with others?

This term denotes situations in which God, whether directly or indirectly, imparts meaningful messages to humans

Polychronic cultures view time in a highly structured manner, reducing life to a series of tasks that are generally accomplished, one at a time, in a designated sequence

This communication mode applies to situations in which people use media technology to distribute information to a large group of physically detached people

Which of the following is not one of Edward Hall’s space zones that people expect others to recognize and respect?

This communication mode applies to situations in which people socially interact, whether face‑to‑face or in real‑time virtual environments

The term for a person’s use of bodily movement to send information is

According to the Alban text,       is the term that denotes the influence of parents, spiritual leaders, teachers, friends, and media personalities on a person’s worldview development.

According to the Alban text, existentialists believe that humans are radically free to take control of their minds and to break away from stifling social influences

Existentialist Jean Paul‑Sartre’s uses the term to denote the psychological pain one feels upon authentically believing that everything is pointless

According to the Alban text, existentialists view communication as something that tends to be positive

According to the Alban text, existentialism is a sub‑tradition of social constructivism

According to the Alban text, the ancient Greek philosopher Protagoras’s statement that “Man is the measure of all things!” expresses a core assumption of which type of worldview system?

According to the Alban text, the Biblically Christian worldview recognizes that all people have an inherited sinful nature that estranges them from God and that pollutes their interactions with each other

The fact that God enables us, through reasoning, observation, and Scripture, to make sense of communication means we can and always will arrive at the same conclusions about it

According to the Alban text, the truth claims in God’s Word are true for all people at all times, even for people who deny or ignore them

According to the Biblically Christian worldview, although God set the physical world into motion, He does not enable it to continue operating as it does

According to the Alban text, this term denotes God's offer to humans of a remedy for their alienation from Him

The term denotes God’s undeserved act of giving humans immeasurable blessings that they, because of their corruption, have no right to expect from Him.

According to the Alban text, when a redemptive critic makes sense of a communication text, he or she identifies several common graces as these graces appear in the text.

Which of the following is not one of these?

According to the Alban text, if Malinoski’s model for explaining human behavior is flawed, it is for which of the following reasons

According to Scripture, God values it when we, as an expression of authentic love for Him, exercise our God‑given freedom, even if it offends someone else's sensitivities.

According to the Alban text, God may use a person’s wrongly motivated communications to promote His redemptive purposes

According to the Alban text, the idea that human behavior is motivated by a drive to physically survive is flawed for which of the following reasons?

A person functions as a redemptive communicator when his or her behavior promotes what God values in this world, even if he or she does so without manifesting God’s love to others

 

Question 1

Which approach to the study of communication identifies, analyzes, and attempts to explain the existence of attitudes, values, beliefs, feelings, or behaviors that unify people as a whole or that come to unify particular groups of people (e.g., shared belief in gravity, in a song’s beauty, etc).

Question 2

According to the Alban text, the term for factors that can disrupt meaningful transmissions of information between senders and potential recipients is _______.

Question 3

When Dr. Alban defines communication as something personal, he means it is something only humans can do.

Question 4

The human tendency to form careless beliefs about people based on their features or group identities is called ________.

Question 5

Dr. Alban argues that all people see all things in exactly the same way.

Question 6

According to the Alban text, the existence of a potential message recipient creates communication, regardless of whether he or she actually receives the message.

Question 7

This communication mode applies to situations in which people use media technology to distribute information to a large group of physically detached people.

Question 8

Which type of figurative wording does the author of the following words use: "Ha! ha! ha!" roared Goodman Brown when the wind laughed at him.”

Question 9

Which of the following is not one of Edward Hall’s space zones that people expect others to recognize and respect?

Question 10

The term for a person’s use of space or distance to send information is _______.

Question 11

The term for a person’s use of bodily movement to send information is ________.

Question 12

The term for “a sound or a combination of sounds, or its representation in writing or printing, that symbolizes and communicates a meaning” is _______.

Question 13

Which type of worldview system sees the world as a selfcreated, selfsustaining machine, consisting of material particles and processes and nothing more than this?

Question 14

According to the Alban text, a person’s physical constitution can impact the development of his or her worldview.

Question 15

According to the Alban text, ___________ is the term that denotes the influence of parents, spiritual leaders, teachers, friends, and media personalities on a person’s worldview development.

Question 16

According to the Alban text, ___________ is someone who is content to live with an inconsistency between the belief system he or she professes and the one he or she practices.

Question 17

Existentialist Jean PaulSartre’s uses the term _______ to denote the psychological pain one feels upon authentically believing that everything is pointless.

Question 18

According to the Alban text, this term denotes the composite of someone’s beliefs about human origin, nature, purpose, and destiny, and about values, whether moral or aesthetic.

Question 19

According to the Alban text, the Biblically Christian calling for human lives recognizes God’s rightful authority only over religious aspects of our lives.

Question 20

According to the Alban text, all people are accountable to the ethical laws that God has instituted.

Question 21

According to the Alban text, the Biblically Christian worldview recognizes truth as something to be created rather than discovered.

Question 22

According to the Alban text, the Biblically Christian worldview understands that reasoning and observation, because they are corrupted, are incapable or disclosing any reliable information about ourselves.

Question 23

During a conversation about the rightness or wrongness of Derek's recent behavior, Kari makes the following statement to Dustin: "I guess it doesn't really matter anyway because, in the end, right and wrong are just matter of personal opinion or preference. What's right for Derek is right for Derek, even if it's wrong for you or me."

True or False: According to the Alban text, Kari's statement expresses the Biblically Christian worldview regarding ethics.

Question 24

The term ____________ denotes God’s undeserved act of giving humans immeasurable blessings that they, because of their corruption, have no right to expect from Him.

Question 25

According to the Alban text, when a redemptive critic makes sense of a communication text, he or she identifies several common graces as these graces appear in the text. Which of the following is not one of these?

Question 26

The Old Testament prophet Micah indicates that a Godcentered communicator 's life will manifest this commitment in three basic character qualities. Which of the following is not one of these?

Question 27

This twentieth century psychologist devised a hierarchy to show the needs that motivate humans to behave as they do.

Question 28

According to the Alban text, the idea that human behavior is motivated by a drive to physically survive is flawed for which of the following reasons?

Question 29

According to the Alban text, the calling to be a redemptive communicator applies only to those who enter vocational Christian ministry fields, like missions and the pastorate.

Question 30

According to the Alban text, if Malinoski’s model for explaining human behavior is flawed, it is for which of the following reasons?

 

Dr. Alban argues that it is questionable to argue that people are incapable of seeing at least some things in the same way

According to the Alban text, different understandings of the same facial expression can present which type of barrier to communication?

Which approach to the study of communication identifies, analyzes, and attempts to explain the existence of attitudes, values, beliefs, feelings, or behaviors that unify people as a whole or that come to unify particular groups of people (e.g., shared belief in gravity, in a song’s beauty, etc).

According to the Alban text, a communicative message can be sent by more than one person

According to the Alban text, the disappearance of outdated media technologies can present which type of barrier to communication?

The presence of commonness is an essential feature of communication.

The term for a person’s use of touch to send information is _______.

This communication mode applies to situations in which three or more people come together for a common purpose, whether work-related or social.

According to the Alban text, whereas redemption is the human attempt to connect with God or with something God-like, religion is the state of having actually connected with God.

The term for a person’s use of space or distance to send information is _______.

Researchers Teresa Rosegrant and James McCroskey have shown that females maintain greater interpersonal space from each other than males do

Which of the following is not one of Edward Hall’s space zones that people expect others to recognize and respect?

According to the Alban text, existentialists believe that humans are radically free to take control of their minds and to break away from stifling social influences

According to the Alban text, a redemptive communicator is someone who does what?

According to the Alban text, this term denotes the composite of someone’s beliefs about human origin, nature, purpose, and destiny, and about values, whether moral or aesthetic.

According to the Alban text, these social constructionists believe the only reality people can know is the one, they say, that their minds construct in response to the world as language filters it to them.

According to the Alban text, existentialists view communication as something that tends to be positive.

According to the Alban text, existentialism is a sub-tradition of social constructivism

The fact that God enables us, through reasoning, observation, and Scripture, to make sense of communication means we can and always will arrive at the same conclusions about it.

According to the Alban text, God's special grace benefits only those who turn to Him for the remedy to our alienation from Him.

The term ____________ denotes God’s undeserved act of giving humans immeasurable blessings that they, because of their corruption, have no right to expect from Him.

According to the Alban text, this term denotes God's offer to humans of a remedy for their alienation from Him.

According to the Alban text, the Biblically Christian worldview recognizes history as a set of circular, meaningless events that will cease when God reenters the world to give it direction.

The Biblically Christian worldview regards truth to be what?

According to the Alban text, the idea that human behavior is motivated by a drive to physically survive is flawed for which of the following reasons?

This twentieth century psychologist devised a hierarchy to show the needs that motivate humans to behave as they do.

According to the Alban text, the stories people tell—whether fairy tales, personal anecdotes, song lyrics, or movie scripts—consistently manifest our longing for what?

The Old Testament prophet Micah indicates that a God-centered communicator 's life will manifest this commitment in three basic character qualities. Which of the following is not one of these?

According to Scripture, God values it when we, as an expression of authentic love for Him, exercise our God-given freedom, even if it offends someone else's sensitivities.

According to the Alban text, God may use even a person’s wrongly motivated communications to promote His redemptive purposes.

 

·         Question 1

3 out of 3 points

According to the Alban text, defining a concept like communication at the beginning of a course is confusing and should therefore be avoided.

·         Question 2

3 out of 3 points

Dr. Alban argues that all people see all things in exactly the same way.

·         Question 3

3 out of 3 points

Communis, the Latin term from which communication derives, means . . .

·         Question 4

3 out of 3 points

Dr. Alban argues that God, because He is the source of all things, cannot participate in communicative acts.

·         Question 5

3 out of 3 points

Natural law theorists support the idea that God reveals information to people without channeling it to them through their senses.

·         Question 6

3 out of 3 points

Dr. Alban argues that it is questionable to argue that people are incapable of seeing at least some things in the same way.

·         Question 7

3 out of 3 points

According to the Alban text, whereas redemption is the human attempt to connect with God or with something God-like, religion is the state of having actually connected with God.

·         Question 8

3 out of 3 points

The term for “a sound or a combination of sounds, or its representation in writing or printing, that symbolizes and communicates a meaning” is _______.

·         Question 9

3 out of 3 points

When Sydney says “I nearly jumped over the moon” to mean she was very excited, she is using which type of figurative wording?

·         Question 10

3 out of 3 points

The term for a person’s use of touch to send information is _______.

·         Question 11

3 out of 3 points

The term for words that are used forthrightly to signify the person, place, thing, idea, action, or state of being that the words are intended to symbolize is _______.

·         Question 12

3 out of 3 points

Polychronic cultures view time in a highly structured manner, reducing life to a series of tasks that are generally accomplished, one at a time, in a designated sequence.

·         Question 13

3 out of 3 points

According to the Alban text, by showing how social influences can impact what people become and how privileged groups use this to promote themselves at others’ expense, postmodernists fulfill their goal of _________.

·         Question 14

3 out of 3 points

Existentialist Jean Paul-Sartre’s uses the term _______ to denote the psychological pain one feels upon authentically believing that everything is pointless.

·         Question 15

3 out of 3 points

According to the Alban text, a redemptive communicator is someone who does what?

·         Question 16

3 out of 3 points

According to the Alban text, these social constructionists believe the only reality people can know is the one, they say, that their minds construct in response to the world as language filters it to them.

·         Question 17

3 out of 3 points

Which type of truth standard holds that a belief, feeling, or behavior is acceptable if it simply “works” for the person who holds it, regardless of whether it consists with anyone else’s experiences and standards?

·         Question 18

3 out of 3 points

According to the Alban text, ___________ is the term that denotes the influence of parents, spiritual leaders, teachers, friends, and media personalities on a person’s worldview development.

·         Question 19

3 out of 3 points

According to the Alban text, the Biblically Christian worldview recognizes history as a set of circular, meaningless events that will cease when God reenters the world to give it direction.

·         Question 20

0 out of 3 points

During a conversation about the rightness or wrongness of Derek's recent behavior, Kari makes the following statement to Dustin: "I guess it doesn't really matter anyway because, in the end, right and wrong are just matter of personal opinion or preference. What's right for Derek is right for Derek, even if it's wrong for you or me."

True or False: According to the Alban text, Kari's statement expresses the Biblically Christian worldview regarding ethics.

·         Question 21

3 out of 3 points

According to the Alban text, all people are accountable to the ethical laws that God has instituted.

·         Question 22

3 out of 3 points

According to the Alban text, this term denotes God's offer to humans of a remedy for their alienation from Him.

·         Question 23

3 out of 3 points

The Biblically Christian worldview recognizes the truth claims of God's word as uniform, which means . . .

·         Question 24

3 out of 3 points

According to the Alban text, the Biblically Christian calling for human lives recognizes God’s rightful authority only over religious aspects of our lives.

·         Question 25

3 out of 3 points

According to the Alban text, the stories people tell—whether fairy tales, personal anecdotes, song lyrics, or movie scripts—consistently manifest our longing for what?

·         Question 26

3 out of 3 points

According to the Alban text, when a redemptive critic makes sense of a communication text, he or she identifies several common graces as these graces appear in the text. Which of the following is not one of these?

·         Question 27

3 out of 3 points

According to the Alban text, God may use even a person’s wrongly motivated communications to promote His redemptive purposes.

·         Question 28

3 out of 3 points

A person functions as a redemptive communicator when his or her behavior promotes what God values in this world, even if he or she does so without manifesting God’s love to others.

·         Question 29

3 out of 3 points

According to the Alban text, the calling to be a redemptive communicator applies only to those who enter vocational Christian ministry fields, like missions and the pastorate.

·         Question 30

3 out of 3 points

The Old Testament prophet Micah indicates that a God-centered communicator 's life will manifest this commitment in three basic character qualities. Which of the following is not one of these?

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