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The Interdependence Theory

Bao Nguyen, Haley Barth, Shelby Dillingham, Ashley Cooper, Rachel Abbate

Ashley Cooper

on 22 October 2012

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Rachel Abbate, Ashley Cooper, Shelby Dillingham, Haley Barth, Bao Nguyen The Interdependence Theory Theory Development Differentiating Meanings Application of Theory -Developed by Harold Kelley & John Thibaut What's its purpose? "Interdependence theory presents a logical analysis of the structure of interpersonal situations, offering a conceptual framework in which interdependence situations can be analyzed" affordance Teachers have used this theory to collaborate learning and stimulate students ability to collaborate as well. Interdependence: Key Terms 6 structural dimensions -elaborates on the social psych theory
costs vs. benefits

-how and why you interact within a group

-how goals are structured determines how individuals interact to
create outcomes
what you want->how you act->what you get mutual influence Interdependent components of a system rely on one another to function properly Interdependent Relationships relationships in which the partners rely on one another but are not so dependent
that they cannot make independent decisions
when warranted Independent Relationships relationships in which the partners live separate and disconnected lives Dependent Relationships relationships in which the partners rely so much on one another that their identities are
enmeshed with one another level of dependence co-variation of interests availability of information mutuality of dependence basis of dependence temporal structure transformation attribution interpersonal disposition relationship specific motives social norms explicit social implicit (cc) photo by medhead on Flickr types of social norms task procedural 2002 March (cc) image by jantik on Flickr our presentation will cover... theory development and meaning the purpose of theory terms and
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(2nd ed.). New Jersey: Pearson. Works Cited David W. Johnson and Roget T. Johnson
from University of Minnesota. Harold H. Kelley- Professor of psychology
Received BA and MA in psychology in 1942-1943 from University of
California, Berkeley John Thibaut-social psychologist, professor at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, first editor of the Journal of Experimental Psychology. what is the theory? Gandhi once said, “Interdependence is and ought to be as much the ideal of man as self-sufficiency. Man is a social being.” the extent to which one person's behavior influences another person's behavior in interpersonal communication -structurally identifies characteristics of interpersonal interaction -structure for understanding social situations and
norms - applied through classroom collaboration -balance of depending on others while still controlling our own decisions what to remember: interdependence is important because it helps us function on a healthy interpersonal level in our daily lives.
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