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CMST 2010 exam 1 Revision Weishi Kong Characteristics of Human Communication Two people, interpersonal Send message and receive feedback Majority of our communication is Non-Verbal : body language and facial expression. Setting and context: time, place, environment (more relaxed; serious: funeral) Communication is a continuous process (keeps going and going), transactional (simultaneously; we send and receive message at the same time) The process is creative. It is a collective activity. Laswell’s Model ( serious of 5Q s ): Who(source), said what(messege), to whom(receiver), in what channel, to what effect of communication: INTERFERENCE was added to Laswell’s Model. Shannon viewed communication as digital: information can be represented with numbers .—reduces communication to a scientific process that can be defined and repeated, losing some of the inherently dynamic qualities of human interaction. Interactive Model (focus on interactivity, adaptation, shared roles): FEEDBACK added! Suggests communication goes in a circle . Transactional Model (we are sending and receiving message simultaneously at the same time/ our role of “source” and “receiver” is constantly changing): CONTEXT and SETTING 1
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CMST 2010 exam 1 Revision Weishi Kong added – they play a significant role in the understanding and sharing of meaning . The model provides a foundation for studying communication in various cases. OVERLAP = shared meaning (common experience; also influenced by Social System.)- the more time we spend changes our relationship. Buber’s theory : we are engaged in different types of communication; not all of them are interpersonal communication (I-it). I-It (basic level): very impersonal. We treat people to some extend as an object rather than an individual. e.g: excuse me I-You (very often used; majority of our commu, and where the relationship stars). We treat someone more personal , but not seeing it as a unique individual , cuz we don’t know the person well. e.g: causal chat with a cashier I-Thou (rarest form of commu). Used in SPECIAL relationship, very personal. Consider that person unique cuz know each other so well. Definition of Interpersonal Communication: Selective (we get to choose which rela we investigate in), Systematically (happen in different settings), Unique ( each rela can’t be replaced), On-going (ever shanging) process of transaction between people who reflect and build personal knowledge of one another and create shared meaning. Characteristics of interpersonal relationships: All of our interpersonal relationship are constructed and maintained through interpersonal communication! It is developed through
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