speech terms - Dyadic communication between two people,...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Dyadic communication – between two people, conversation Mass communication – speaker and large unknown audience, not always present TV Public speaking – specific message to an audience, has reason for speaking Source – sender, person who creates message Encoding – process of transforming thoughts into messages and delivering to audience Decoding – process of interpreting the message Feedback – verbally and nonverbally, smile or nod, TV ratings Message – content of the communication process: thoughts of ideas into meaning Channel – speaking through the air, telephone, TV, computer, or written Noise – interference with the message Shared meaning – mutual understanding between speaker and audience Rhetorical situation – anything that influences the speaker, audience, or occasion (large or small room, recent events, culture) Rhetorical proofs – various types of persuasive appeals, to appeal to an audience Ethnocentrism – belief that one’s own culture is superior to those of other cultures
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 04/29/2008 for the course HIST 110 taught by Professor Wherman during the Spring '08 term at Milwaukee Area Technical College.

Page1 / 2

speech terms - Dyadic communication between two people,...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online