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the transmission of messages which may be processed by gatekeepers prior to being sent to large audiences via a channel of broad diffusion
online or machine assisted communication
the building of relationships using computers and the internet
anything that interferes with or distorts the ability to send a message. Keeps you from communicating as well as you should
the means by which co-culture members maintain their cultural edentity while striving to establish relationships with the dominant culture
a system of knowledge, beliefs, values, customs, behaviors, and artifacts that are acquired, shared, and used by members
high power distance cultures
cultures based on power differences in which subordinates defer to superiors
interaction with members of the same racial/ethnic group or co-culture as yours
persons respectful of and engaged with people from distinctively different cultures
any human behavior that communicates a nonverbal message if assigned meaning by a sender, reciever, or social group
all behaviors, attributes, and objects of humans--other than words--that communicate messages and have shared social meanings
nonverbal cue that has meaning for a certain cultureal group, substitutes for a word and translates almost directly into a word phrase
a nonverbal ce that lets others know a person's feelings and communciates roles in a relationship or particular situation
body communication that focuses on how people communicate through movement and postures, gestures, and the face and the eyes.
large and small movements of the hands and arms that communicate meaning within a society or culture
objects in an environment that make nonverbal statements about the identity and personality of the owner
Chinese approach to spatial arrangement suggesting that artifacts have unique powers when arranged in a certain way
the deliberate psychological process by which we recieve, understand, and retain aural stimuli
a non evaluative response indicating that the reciever percieves a problem as important
a state of psychological comfort in which one's actions, feelings, beliefs are related to each other as one would like them to be
the desire to maintain balance in our lives by behaving according to commitments already formed
a measure of how an audience perceives a speaker prior to the speech making event
Maslow's hierarchy of needs
a model that depicts motivation as a pyramid with the most basic needs at the base and the most sophisticated at the apex -- (physiological, security, belongingness, esteem, self-actualization)
Munroe's motivated sequence
a speech framework composed of five phases -- attention, need, satisfaction, visualization, and action
a speech whose primary purpose is to change or reinforce the attitudes, beliefs, values, and/or behaviors of recievers
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