examine how factors of nationality, race, gender, economic status and sexual orientation affect interpersonal communication

The Interpersonal Web
at Northern Virginia
Community College

 examine how we construct a sense of self, develop self esteem and present ourselves in interpersonal communications
self concept

 explore how relationships develop over time

communicaton as a

explore types of relationships: friendship, family communications, romantic relationships and professional communications

examine how verbal and nonverbal symbols are used to construct speech acts
verbal and nonverbal messages


consider how we receive information and create meaning with processes of perception and listening

listening & perception

information about this site, its author, Dogwood and accessing pages on InfoTrac

use the site index to navigate the Interpersonal Web from one page
 Dogwood is a virtual learning community at the Northern Virginia Community College

cultural context | self concept | relational development | listening & perception | verbal and nonverbal messages | types of relationships | communication process

Copyright, 2000-05 by Terrence A. Doyle, Ph. D.
Feedback to tdoyle@nvcc.edu