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mycommmodel! - Deanne Trumpie 9/7/07 Section 20 The...

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-1Deanne Trumpie 9/7/07 Section 20 The Communication Model There are four basic elements of communication: the sender, the receiver, the message, and the context. The message is a collection of symbols and signs that portray a sender’s meaning in a form to create similar meanings in the receiver. Even though the message would seem to be the most important component of communication, this is not the case. Each aspect is equally important in how messages are perceived. There are many different aspects to communicating, and the communication model outlines these aspects as part of the exchange of a sender’s message to a receiver. When sending a message, the sender is not only speaking words to get across to a receiver, but is also sending signs and symbols of behavior as well. The receiver mentally decodes this message into their own meaning. The way they decode it, however, depends on many factors such as the receiver’s values, beliefs, interests, and previous experiences. For example, in a message there may be trigger words that the
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