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1-8-09 - COMM 1 Conceptualizing Communication Contexts...

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COMM 1 – 1/8/09 Conceptualizing Communication Contexts Communication is… An exchange of meaningful symbols . A process o An ongoing, systematic activity Contextual o Dyads, groups, media, etc. Contextual Levels of Communication : Intrapersonal : o Within itself…(intra) o Communication within a person. Talking to self, diary, etc. o Researchers often study: Making attributions, forming impressions. How you weigh information. Interpersonal : o Communication with another (dyad). o Face-to-face or point-to-point. o Involves self disclosure, relational development/intimacy. Work friends v. close friends. Strategies used to keep it this way. o Researchers often study: Making friends, becoming intimate/falling apart; conflict; nonverbal messages. o ***families*** Small Group : o Interaction among three of more people. Pursuing some common goal (social or task).
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This note was uploaded on 03/16/2009 for the course COMM 1 taught by Professor Mullin during the Winter '07 term at UCSB.

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