Instructor: Dr. Marcia D. Dixson

Office hours: TR 2:00 - 4:00

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Office: NF 230B

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COM 597 The Dark Side of

Relational Communication

Fall, 2013



















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Chapter 7 Teasing and Bullying

Use the clip, csiny, in Blackboard to answer the following questions.

Final answers should be posted to:

1) Is this a "textbook case"? Why or why not?

To answer this question, consider: Is this clip an example of teasing, cruel teasing, or bullying? Why? Analyze the situation in terms of the perpetrator, target and content of the teasing. How do these fit with what the text discusses?

2) Which of the three theories mentioned in the chapter seems to give the most complete picture of this situation? Why?