TOPIC 2: Self-Concept and Relational Communication Paper “ Rough Draft Write a 1

TOPIC 2: Self-Concept and Relational Communication Paper “ Rough Draft Write a 1 000-1 250-word paper applying what you have learned about the study of relational communication thus far in the class by doing the following: 1. After reviewing this topics assigned readings explain the role of self-concept identity or self-perception in relationships (think about Goffmans distinction between front region and back region or Identity Management Theory). How do these concepts influence communication choices in friend work romantic or family relationships? (Suggestion: Only choose one or two relationship types to address; there is not enough space to give adequate attention to all of them) 2. What is the role of faith and religious or spiritual identity in relationships? How does it affect communication in relationships? 3. Use current communication research to support an argument about how new media (i.e. social networking sites/apps) influence identity construction and identity management in the relationships that were discussed in prompt 1 above. Include a minimum of six scholarly sources. Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guidelines You are required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite. STUDY MATERIALS Read Chapters 2-3 in Reflect & Relate: An Introduction to Interpersonal Communication. URL: Read What Were Made of: Personhood in Graham Swifts Last Orders  by De Gay Christianity and Literature (2013). URL: Read Listening as Embracing the Other: Martin Bubers Philosophy of Dialogue  by Gordon Educational Theory (2011). URL: Read Personhood Personal Identity and Christianity by Kerry Baldwin on the Mere Liberty website. URL: Read An Inventory for Assessing Interpersonal Communication Competence of College Students by Yun-Chen Huang & Shu-Hui Lin from British Journal of Guidance & Counselling (2018). URL: For additional information the following is recommended: Let Me Take Another Selfie: Further Examination of The Relation Between Narcissism Self-Perception and Instagram Posts by Barry Reiter Anderson Schoessler & Sidoti from Psychology of Popular Media Culture (2019).URL: direct=true&db=pdh&AN=2017-20839-001&site=ehost-live&scope=site&custid=s8333196&groupid=main&profile=ehost For additional information the following is recommended: Adolescents Self-Perception of Morality Competence and Sociability and Their Interplay With Quality of Family Friend and School Relationships: A Three-Wave Longitudinal Study by Crocetti Moscatelli Goda KaniuÅ¡onytÄ— Branje ŽukauskienÄ— & Rubini from Journal of Youth and Adolescence (2018). URL: For additional information the following is recommended: Religious Affiliation Religiosity and Spirituality in Pediatric Residents: Effects on Communication and Self-Efficacy With Adolescents in a Clinical Setting by Woods & Hensel from Journal of Religion & Health (2018). URL: For additional information the following is recommended: Managing Gamer Relationships to Enhance Online Gamer Loyalty: The Perspectives of Social Capital Theory and Self-Perception Theory  by Teng from Computers in Human Behavior (2018). URL:

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