Nurse Jackie Application Activity

Episode to Watch:

  • “School Nurse” (Season 1, Episode 4)

Instructions:
After watching the fourth episode of Nurse Jackie, please answer the following questions by typing your answers in the text boxes provided.
 
Question1
Give me an example of a time when regulative rules, the traffic signals of verbal communication, were evident. (Please identify characters, conversation, the rule, the violation, etc.)
 
Question2
Identify a scene, in the episode, when a person’s dialect helped you form a positive impression. What about their dialect made you form a positive impression?
 
Question3
Identify a scene, in the episode, when a person’s dialect helped you form a negative impression. What about their dialect made you form a negative impression?
 
Question4
How do you think Nurse Jackie’s deception is going to affect her relationships?
 
Question5
Describe, in detail, one gender difference you noticed when it came to nonverbal communication.
 
Question6
Give me an example of how Zoey demonstrated the principles of the communication accommodation theory.
 
Question7
Select two different characters and scenes.  For each character and scene please explain which of the functions of nonverbal communication was demonstrated by answering the following questions: (each character/scene is worth 4 points)

  • Who was involved?
  • What did they say/do?
  • What function do you think that nonverbal communication illustrates?
  • What nonverbal communication type does this behavior represent?
  • What was the result/impact of the nonverbal communication?

Section3.1

 
Section3.2

 
Section3.4
https://open.lib.umn.edu/communication/chapter/3-4-language-society-and-culture/
 
Section4.1

 
Section4.2
https://open.lib.umn.edu/communication/chapter/4-2-types-of-nonverbal-communication/
 
Section4.3

 
Section4.4