Definition_of_Communication.pdf - Definition of...

This preview shows page 1 - 3 out of 5 pages.

The preview shows page 1 - 3 out of 5 pages.
Definition of CommunicationMiranda ReemsRegent University
DEFFINITON OF COMMUNICATION1Why does one need to communicate? The assumption is that we need to communicatebecause we physically need it, one learns who their identity is with communication and beingthat we are social beings we need others to provide stimulation. (Adler & Proctor, 2014) Whenone is asked what communication is, the usual response is, “talking to one another.” While thistheory of communication is and can be true, the understanding of communication goes farbeyond words that are merely spoken with one another. The usual models of communicationssuch as the linear model or the transactional model, go as follows: Sender/receiver, message, thechannel in which it is coming through, the noise (the distractions that disrupt transmission), thefeedback and the context of the entire communication. These models alone prove thatcommunication is merely “talking to one another”.In this paper we will discuss and hopefullyprovide answers to the following questions: How broad is communication? Is communicationintentional? Is communication sender or receiver based? And is all communication symbolic?Our first question that we need to answer is how broad is communication? That questioncan be answered in many different ways. As stated in the introduction, communication goes waybeyond the realms of just merely words. Communication can occur when there are no words at

Upload your study docs or become a

Course Hero member to access this document

Upload your study docs or become a

Course Hero member to access this document

End of preview. Want to read all 5 pages?

Upload your study docs or become a

Course Hero member to access this document

Term
Fall
Professor
N/A
Tags
Wadsworth Cengage Learning, Adler Proctor

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture