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INTRODUCTION TO COMMUNICATIONOUTLINEI. CommunicationOverviewA. Definition ofCommunicationB. NatureC. Basic Forms1. Non-Verbal2. VerbalD. Ways1. Improvingyournon-verbalskills2. ExpressingyourselfthroughverbalCommunicationE. PrinciplesF. FunctionsII. CommunicationTenetsI. COMMUNICATION OVERVIEWA. DEFINITION• Sender → Receiver• Speaker → Listener• Writer → Reader• “Communicacion” - old French word meaning“to share, impart, inform, join, unite”• Grace and Skinner (2010)> “sharing of meaning by sending andreceiving symbolic cues”• Samovar, Porter, and McDaniel 92010)> “Dynamic process in which people attempt toshare their internal states with other peoplethrough the use of symbols.”• Dunn and Goodnight 92003)> “Interdependent process of sending,receiving, and understanding messages”• “Words without actions are meaningless, butactions without words are confusing.”B. NATURE• a two-way process (sender and receiver;between and among people)• a process of sharing, receiving, and discerning• occurs between two or more people• can be expressed using words, actions, orsometimes both• Reply or feedback> way of confirmation that the sentcommunication is received• Interlocutors> people involved in a conversation or dialogueC. BASIC FORMS1. NON-VERBAL

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Nonverbal Communication, I Communication

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