Speech 100 Chapter 1 The world of commuication
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A systemic process in which people interact with and through symbols to create and interpret meanings.
Content level of meaning
One of two levels of meaning in communication.The content level of meaning is the literal, or denotative, information in a message.
Examining ideas reflectively and carefully to decide what you should believe, think, or to do.
Response to a message, may be verbal, nonverbal, or both. In communication theory, the concept of feedback appeared first in interactive models of communication.
Communication between people, usually in close relationships such as friendship and romance.
Anything that has potential to interfere with intended communication.
Ways of thinking, acting, and understanding work that are shared by members of an organization and that reflect an organization's distinct identity.
Something that is ongoing and continuously in motion, the beginnings and endings of which are difficult to identify. Communication is a process.
Relationship level of meaning
One of two levels of meaning in communication; expresses the relationship between communicators .
An arbitrary, ambiguous, and abstract, representation of a phenomenon. Symbols are the basis of language, much nonverbal behavior, and human thought.
A group of interrelated elements that affect one another. Communication is systemic.