Comm 200 Study Guide Exam 1

Comm 200 Study Guide Exam 1 - Chapter 1 Intro to Studying...

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Chapter 1: Intro to Studying Communication Communication as a primary process Communication as a secondary process Four functions of science: Describe, explain, predict, control Sign: Symptom vs. Symbol Communication as a: Symbolic process, social process, Co-orientation process, Individual interpretation process, Shared meaning process (denotation vs. connotation), Contextual process Definitions of Communication Text’s definition of communication: Communication occurs when humans use symbols to stimulate meaning in other humans. Controversies about how communication is defined Should unintentional communication be considered a part of communication? Models of Communication: Linear, Interactional, Transactional Communication is Intentional Communication Occurs Communication Attempted Communication Attributed Communication does not occur Functions of Communication Classical: Entertain/Inform/Persuade Modern: Instrumental/Relational/Self-Identity Chapter 2: Points of View About Theory Free will video (Free will argument vs. Determinism argument)
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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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Comm 200 Study Guide Exam 1 - Chapter 1 Intro to Studying...

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