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Chapter 1, 2, 4, 5, 14 Quiz

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communication process
1. speaker
2. message
3. channel
4. listener
5. feedback
6. interference
7. situation
speaker
person who is presenting an oral message to a listener
message
whatever a speaker communicates to someone else
channel
the means by which a message is communicated
listener
the person who receives the speaker's message
feedback
the messages, usually nonverbal, sent from a listener to a speaker
(ex: facial expression, boos, applauses, body language)
interferance
anything that impedes the communication of a message. Can be external or internal to listeners
situation
the time and place in which speech communication occurs
frame of reference
the sum of a person's knowledge, experience, goals, values, and attitudes. No two people can have exactly the same.
cultural diversity
important to have so you don't offend anybody
ethnocentrism
the belief that one's own group or culture is superior to all other groups or cultures
ethics
the branch of philosophy that deals with issues of right and wrong in human affairs
plagiarism
presenting another person's language or ideas as one's own
global plagiarism
stealing a speech entirely from a single source and passing it off as one's own
patchwork plagiarism
stealing ideas or language from 2 or 3 sources and passing them off as one's own
incremental plagiarism
failing to give credit for particular parts of a speech that are borrowed from other people.
paraphrase
to restate or summarize an author's ideas in one's own words
critical thinking
focused, organized thinking about such things as the logical relationships among ideas, the soundness of evidence, and the differences between fact and opinion.
egocentrism
the tendency of people to be concerned above all with their own values, beliefs, and well-being
demographic audience analysis
audience analysis that focuses on demographic factors such as age, gender, religion, sexual orientation, group membership, and racial, ethnic, or cultural background
stereotyping
creating an oversimplified image of a particular group of people
situational audience analysis
audience analysis that focuses on situational factors such as the size of the audience, the physical setting for the speech, and the disposition of the audience toward the topic, the speaker, and the occasion.