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Proxemics

Proxemics

Author: Craig Coletta
Description:

At the end of this tutorial, the learner will understand that different cultures may attribute very different meanings to positioning, closeness, and use of space in communication.

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Tutorial
TERMS TO KNOW
  • Polite Conversational Distance

    The amount of space between individuals a culture perceives as "correct" in a variety of relational contexts.

  • Proxemics

    The communication style which uses space and positioning as a symbol.