ch15 - Jase Zappel Comm 103 Chapter 15 Notes...

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Jase Zappel Comm 103 Chapter 15 Notes Computer-mediated communication or CMC- any human symbolic interaction that takes place through digitally based technologies Digital cmmunication generally has precise meanings and precise beginnings and endings Technological media- devices that tanslate, amplify, or otherwise alter the information in these natural media and typically include telephones, IM, etc. Richness- the extent to which a medium represents all the informtion avaliable in the original message Interactivity- the extent to which parties can communicate simultaneously in response to each other’s messages Completeness- extent to which a medium represents the nonverbal and emotional content of messages Openness- extent to which messages sent throjugh the mediu are publicly accessible Front-stage- behavior accesible to everyone present Dystopia- world of constant surveillance, technological dependance, and manipulation Positive motivation is the feeling that we can use technology to better our outcomes. Technophobia- fear or incompetence in sending or receiving CMC
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This note was uploaded on 04/23/2008 for the course COMM 103 taught by Professor Klindeman during the Spring '07 term at San Diego State.

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ch15 - Jase Zappel Comm 103 Chapter 15 Notes...

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