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Arts and Humanities
Communications Exam 1
Terms in this set (35)
the process of creating and showing meaning in informal conversations, group interaction, or public speaking.
6 Primary Components of the Communication Process
participants, messages, context, channels, noise, and feedback.
consists of senders and receivers.
meanings, symbols, encoding and decoding, and organization.
physical, social, historical, psychological, and cultural.
transportation/route of message travel.
physical, psychological, and semantic.
reactions and responses to a message. Can be verbal or non-verbal.
Differences in types of communication settings
Intra-personal, inter-personal, small group, and public communication
refers to the interactions that occur in your mind when you are talking with yourself.
characterized by informal interaction between two people who have an identifiable relationship with each other.
Small Group Communication
typically involves 3-20 people who come together to communicate with one another.
delivered to audiences of more than 20 people.
Principles of Communication
communication has a purpose, communication is continuous, communication varies in conscious thought, communication is relational, communication is guided by culture, communication has ethical implications, communication is learned.
Communication Varies in Conscious Thought
spontaneous expressions, scripted messages, and constructed messages.
the impression that communication behavior is both appropriate and effective in a given situation.
the process of selectively attending to information and assigning meaning to it.
your self identity
your overall evaluation of your competence and personal worthiness.
Effects of Self-Perceptions on Communication
just as our self-concept and self-esteem affect how accurately we perceive ourselves, so too do they influence our communication by moderating competing internal messages in our self-talk, influencing how we communicate about ourselves with others, and affecting communication apprehension.
a broad area of knowledge
some specific aspect of that subject
the study of the intended audience for your speech.
What to consider when utilizing an audience analysis:
age, education, gender, income, occupation, race, ethnicity, religion, geographic uniqueness, and language.
Common Information Used in Preparing Speeches:
personal knowledge, experience, observation, secondary research, and primary research.
act like tour guides leading the audience from point to point through the speech. Help to prevent listeners from getting lost or thinking that they have missed something.
a one or two sentence summary of your speech that states your general and specific goals and previews the main points of your speech. It provides a blue print from which you will organize your speech.
Goals of an Introduction:
startling statements, establishing listener relevance, stating the thesis, establishing your credibility, setting a tone.
Specific Speech Goal
a single statement that identifies the exact response you want from the audience after they have listened to your speech.
Goals of a Conclusion
to summarize your speech goal and main points to provide a clincher that leaves a vivid impression of your message in the minds of your audience or compels them to action.
appealing to diverse learning styles, orienting the audience with internal reviews, choosing clear language, using vivid language and examples, and comparing unfamiliar ideas with those the audience recognizes.
Why Rehearsal is important before a speech:
it gives you sufficient time to revise, evaluate, and mull over all aspects of the speech.
Process Speech Framework
to demonstrate how something is done or made, or how it works.
Expository Speech Frameworks
to provide carefully researched, in depth knowledge about a complex topic.
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