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comm3210rdg#1-2 - LINEAR OR SYSTEMS MODELS OF COMMUNICATION...

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LINEAR OR SYSTEMS MODELS OF COMMUNICATION Introduction - Two different models of looking at communication: o Linear models Most common Especially common when the motive is control o System models Have become more common in academic writings during the past 50 years The linear model - Assumes that people: o Have meanings (things they wish to express) o Work to find ways to express their meanings so they are reproduced in the minds of other people - Communication refers to: o The process of translating these intended meanings into messages o Transmitting the messages to other people so that they can translate them back into meanings similar to those of the first person Source Transmitter Channel Receiver Destination /\ | Redundancy Notes Freetouch - The source refers to: o The mind o A person o A corporation depending on what communication system is to be analyzed - The transmitter could be: o A voice box o A radio transmitter o A telephone - The channel could be: o Airwaves o Electronic impulses o A piece of paper - The noise could be: o Anything that interferes with the transmission through the channel - The receiver could be: o An ear o A radio receiver o Another telephone - The destination could be: o Another mind
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o Another person o Another corporate body - Redundancy refers to: o Any repitition in the message that might reduce the effects of the noise - Feedback refers to: o Any message initiated by the destination that lets the source know what got through so that any additional effect of noise can be overcome - The model draws our attention to: o Places where the accurate transmission of information may fail Meanings can be encoded poorly by people Noise can interfere with transmission through the channel A different system of decoding might be used by the destination
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