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Review for Quiz 1 - Design Features of Communication Ways...

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Design Features of Communication : Ways that communication systems may vary. Provide a framework for comparing different systems. o Channel Features : Character of the channel through which the message is sent. One of the four design features of communication. Directional : Describes a system if messages can be sent to a single recipient. Broadcast : Describes a system if messages are received by multiple recipients in various directions from the sender. Directionality of Reception : Describes how precisely the receiver of a message can determine the direction from which it was sent. Message Persistence : The duration of time a message remains available for a potential recipient. Channel Dependence : The extent of which a system is dependent on a particular channel. Signal Feedback : The degree to which the transmitter of a signal receives his or her message. Multi-Channel Synchronicity : How we determine if someone is lying. We use information from both communicative and informative signals. We have a tendency to believe the information signals. Channel : The productive/physical/sensory medium through which communication takes place. Rapid Fading : A system with very little persistence. o Acquisition Features : How communication systems are acquired. Tradition
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