Instructor: Dr. Marcia D. Dixson

Office hours: TR 2:00 - 4:00

and happily by appt.

Office: NF 230B

Phone: 481-6558 Email:

COM 597 The Dark Side of

Relational Communication

Fall, 2013



















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Questions to Guide your Reading and Online Discussion of Chapter 11 Communicative Aggression

Discuss these:

1. What is the difference between pscyhological abuse and communicative aggression?

2. What is the relationship between communicative aggression, relational quality and gender?

Discuss and post the final answer to:

3. In the movie we saw this week, what kinds of communicative aggression are present and what is the effect on the relationship (just choose one relationship where you feel communicative aggression is present, please).


If you decide, you need to see the movie again, you can rent it from itunes (download) for 3.99 or from Amazon (also a download) for 3.99.