Communications: Chapter 1 - Key Terms
Terms in this set (23)
Horizontal Information Seeking
Skimming and scrolling quickly through information, only partially paying attention.
The inability to make a decision
Source (the person who creates the message)
When you take abstract thoughts and turn them into a coherent message
The information or content that the sender wants to communicate to the receiver
The medium of communication (phone email, television)
The intended target/audience for the message
To interpret the sent content in order to understand the sender's message
Any interference with the transmission of the message
Sender, channel, noise, receiver
Sender, channel, noise, receiver, sender, channel, noise, receiver
This model builds on the linear and interactive models by having both players simultaneously encoding and decoding. This environment contains context to their situations as well as their backgrounds. Both parties communicate, there is no delay
Media Richness Theory
indicates how well a particular medium conveys information and promotes learning
Rich medium examples:
Face-to-face communication in a conversation allows for facial express
Allows for multiple avenues of expression
Multiple types of nonverbal and/or verbal language to be used
Expression of emotions and feelings by all communicative partners
This is the less formal speaking that takes place with a smaller audience and uses an extemporaneous (impromptu) style of delivery
This is the much more formal speaking style and often requires precise language using a memorized or manuscript style of delivery in front of an audience.
The framework we use to determine what is morally right or wrong
We use these to interpret how to convey ourselves in a public setting, by studying the culture and context of each person involved
When a person takes another's work and claims it as his own.
Copy and paste plagiarism
When a person takes parts of another's work or parts of multiple works and does not give appropriate credit for them.
When the paraphrase if too close to the original text and is not presented as a direct quote
When someone works collaboratively with another person, but then represents the work as his or her own. If you are assigned to prepare and deliver a final design presentation for class.
illegally copying or distributing copyrighted material
When you turn in work that you previously used for the same course or another course.
When someone intentionally improperly cites or forgets to cite work taken from another source