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204 Final/midterm - NBU/Comm 204/Spring 2007 What are the...

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NBU/Comm 204/Spring 2007 What are the models of communication? How do they work? Linear o Communication is transmitted in a straightforward manner, questions and feedback are not involved, Interactive o This is the same as linear, except it includes the concept of feedback. This is not simultaneous interaction; the message may change over time. Ex. E-mail Transactional o time factor: contexts for looped feedback dialogue are repeated over time so that messages and responses o response factor: speaker and audience work to shape the communication and its attendant meanings over time and repeated occasions of communication All deal with sender encoding a message, and a receiver decoding the message. The last two deal with feedback. What are the learning styles? This is a person’s preferred way of receiving information There are 4 stages o Divergers Deals with a mix of feeling and watching. If you like this style, your strengths are imagination and the ability to view concrete situations, experiences, and examples from many perspectives. Enjoy brainstorming lots of ideas and hearing lots of concrete examples. Classroom experiences o Assimiliators Combination of thinking and watching. If you prefer this you are good at putting a wide range of information into logical orderly form, and enjoy critiquing the ideas of others. Intelligible delivery, clear deductive organizational patterns and parallel structure, supporting material and visual aids that focus on facts, stats, definitions, expert opinions o Convergers Combination of thinking and doing. If you prefer this then your strengths are problem solving, decision making, and the practical application if ideas. Like to find the single best answer through deductive reasoning. You’d rather deal with technical tasks than social or interpersonal issues. o Accommodators Combination of doing and feeling. Greatest strengths are carrying out plans and tasks, discovering hidden possibilities, taking risks, and getting involved in new experiences. Open to a variety of organizational patterns and types of reasoning, enjoy hands-on experiementation; supporting material and presentational aids that
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NBU/Comm 204/Spring 2007 rely on personal testimonies and examples from a variety of real people and real situations Goes from Feeling Watching Thinking Doing Ch-2/3: How would you define communication apprehension? Do you think a person can experience more than one form of communication apprehension? Why or why not? The fear or anxiety associated with real or anticipated communication with others in different forms o Traitlike communication apprehension Anxious in speaking in most situations o Audience-based communication apprehension Anxious only when communicating with a certain person or group of people o Situational communication apprehension Anxious in a certain situation o Context-based communication apprehension Anxious in a particular setting
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This note was uploaded on 10/21/2007 for the course COMM 204 taught by Professor Keough during the Spring '07 term at USC.

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204 Final/midterm - NBU/Comm 204/Spring 2007 What are the...

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