GSU SPCH1000 Ch1
Communication you have with yourself.
Communication between two persons or among a small group of persons.
Communication that proceeds by question and answer.
Communication among members of groups of about 5 to 10 people.
Communication that takes place within an organization among members of the organization.
Communication between a speaker and an audience. (aka Public Comm or Presentational Speaking)
Communication between people that takes place through some computer connection.
Communication from one source to many receivers, who may be scattered throughout the world.
Purposes of Human Comm
Discover, Relate, Help, Persuade, Play.
Occurs when one person (or more) sends and receives messages that are distorted by noise, occur within a context, have some effect, and provide some opportunity for feedback.
Physical, social-psychological, temporal, and cultural.
Your knowledge of the social aspects of communication.
Feedback and feedforward.
Communication about communication.
Messages sent back to the speaker reacting to what is said.
Information you provide before sending your primary message; it reveals something about the message to come.
Type of feedforward that asks the receiver to approach your message in a particular role.
The medium through which the message passes.
Anything that interferes with your receiving a message. (Types include Physical, Physiological, Psychological, and Semantic.)
Changes in your thinking.
Changes in your attitude, values, beliefs, and emotions.
Changes in overt behaviors such as, for example, learning new bodily movements.
Communication Accommodation Theory
Theory that you adjust or accommodate to the speaking style of your listeners in order to gain benefits.
Refer to the behavioral response expected.
Tell how the communication is to be dealt with.
Two individuals mirror each other's behavior.
Two individuals engage in different behaviors.
Communication is... 3
Inevitable, Irreversible, and Unrepeatable.
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