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exchange of communication in which communicators take turns sending and receiving messages
exchange of communication in which communicators act simultaneously, encoding and decoding occur at same time
message that is not intended to be sent or is not intended for person who receives it
carefully planned and executed question-and-answer session designed to exchange desired information between two parties
transmission of message from one person who speakes to number of individuals who listen
any communication transmitted by some kind of mechanistic means, such as radio, television, telephone, or Internet, it may be one-on-one information
an exchage of information among relatively small number of people, ideally five to seven who share common purpose, such as completing a task, solving a problem, making a decision, or sharing information
any communication transmitted by electronic device such as computer, cell phone, Blackberry, or PDA, such as text messaging, or chat rooms
Myths of Communication
1. Communication is Cure All
2. Quantity means Quality
3. Meaning is in the Words We Use
4. We Have a Natural Ability to Communicate
5. Communication is Reversible
Characteristics/ Principles of Communication
Communication is a Process
Communication is a System
Communication is both interactional and transactional
Communication is a process
series of actions that has no beginning or end and is constantly changing
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