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Unit I Notes Packet - SPCH 1311, page 1 of 10Unit 1 Notes PacketChapters 1-5; Floyd, K.Communication Matters(3rd Edition). McGraw-Hill.SPCH 1311 “Introduction to Speech Communication,” Prof Tracy MatthiesCh. 1 “Communication: A First Look”I.Communication is “the process by which people use signs, symbols, andbehaviors to exchange information and create meaning” (page 4).II.Communication meets the following needs:A. PhysicalB. RelationalC. IdentityD. SpiritualE. InstrumentalIII.Models explain the communication process (pages 8+):A. Three basic models are Action (linear), Interaction, and Transaction.B. Elements and terms:1) Source who encodes2) Receiver who decodes3) Message4) Channel5) Feedback6)Noise, can be physical, psychological, and/or physiological7) Context
Unit I Notes Packet - SPCH 1311, page 2 of 10IV.Characteristics of Communication:A. Multiple channelsB. Perceptual FiltersC. Literal meanings and relational implicationsD. Intentional and unintentional messages (page 15)E. Governed by rules1) Explicit rules2) Implicit rules or NormsV.Types of Communication (page 16-17)A.Intrapersonal ( ___ person)B.Interpersonal ( ___ people)C.Small Group ( ___ - ___ people)D.PublicE.MassVI.Communication Competence (page 23-26)A. Defined as “using communication that is effective and appropriate for agiven situation” (page 21)B. Skills:Self-awarenessAdaptability (page 4)EmpathyCognitive complexityEthics defined as “principles that guide judgements about whethersomething is morally right or wrong” (page 25)

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Nonverbal Communication, Communication and Culture, A Multiple channels

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