Comm 200 Exam 3 Supplementary Notes

Comm 200 Exam 3 Supplementary Notes - a. digital codes =...

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5 Axioms 1. One cannot not communicate a. all behaviors communicate, either verbally or nonverbally b. one cannot not behave, therefore one cannot not communicate c. this theory assumes that 2 people face to face access verbal and non verbal cues 2. Every comm. has a content and relationship message a. content message = words b. relationship message = vocal changes i. volume, pitch, rate, quality ii. facial expressions, gestures, and body relaxation/tension 3. Conflict involves punctuation a. the basic purpose of punctuation is to show beginnings and ends of thoughts i. sentences: like capital letters and periods ii. paragraphs: indention b. in conflict, people attribute the beginning or cause of conflict to the other person 4. Comm. involves digital and analogical codes
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Unformatted text preview: a. digital codes = content messages = words b. analogical codes = relationship messages = voice, facial expressions, gestures, and body relaxation/tension c. these are an extension of the content vs. relationship message d. there is no direct connection between the words and whether the speaker feels or believes the words 5. interaction is symmetrical or complementary a. statements will be looked at in terms of power b. a statement expressing power is called a one up get me a coke c. a statement giving power to the first person is called a one down sure would you like ice with your coke? --- not as powerful as get me a coke...
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2010 for the course COMM 200 taught by Professor Sereno during the Spring '07 term at USC.

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