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 over Chapter 4 Manipulation of Self in Cyberspace

1. Take a look at some of the following websites


Second Life

What Cyber Angels says about online dating

Information about Cyberstalking from Working to Halt Online Abuse (WHOA)

2. Participate in the "Second Class" Forum: create a new you, begin a relationship with someone.

3. Using information from your text, the above sources, and your own experiences (in class or out) to support your answers, decide 1) if cyberspace is a "dark" place, why or why not? and 2) if so, how can we "lighten" it up?