Communications Media Analyses

Communications Media Analyses - Media Analyses Paper 1...

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Unformatted text preview: Media Analyses Paper 1 Communications Media Analyses Paper University of Phoenix August 11, 2008 Media Analyses Paper 2 University of Phoenix Material Communications Media Analyses Worksheet COMMUNICATIONS ENVIRONMENTS AND MEDIA Electronically mediated virtual communication Paper-mediated virtual communication Electronically mediated real- time communication Unmediated real-time communication The Internet Intranet Voice mail E-mail Two-way instant messaging Fax Pager Online bulletin board CD-ROM Letter Memo Report Magazine Newspaper Book Telephone Cell Phone Videoconferencing Teleconferencing Chat rooms Television Radio One-to-one Speech or presentation Meeting Water-cooler conversation Communications Environments and Media Questions COMMUNICATIONS ENVIRONMENTS AND MEDIA Communications environment Communications medium Electronically mediated virtual communication __________________________________ For the communications environment and medium listed above, answer the following questions: .1 What are five communications situations in which this medium could be appropriately used? When sending messages that need to be sent quickly. Providing organization meeting times. Sending test results from training courses to the managers office. Turning in class work to an instructor. Saving information from clients. What are two communications situations in which it would be inappropriate to use this medium? Using tools for personal use in a business setting. Deliberately contacting an employee knowing he or she is in a business meeting. Media Analyses Paper 3 What are five non-verbal communications elements characteristic of this medium? A non-verbal element may be a fax A typed message, printed, or emailed. Saving retrieved information from a sender. The type of format used physically on the document. The senders writing style and font size depicts the feel of the message. What are five types of noise that this communications medium is subject to (e.g., anything in the environment that delays, distorts, or destroys the message)? The fax line may be busy. Document jams and damages fax being sent. An important email is never received by employees from manager. A co-worker never hears an emergency page. Company documents were lost because of failed equipment. What types of feedback are possible with this medium? The receiver lets sender know message was received. Fax machine prints a report letting sender know the fax was sent. c. An email is sent alerting sender a message was retrieved. What are five communication skills necessary to effectively use this medium? The message must be understood by receiver. The document must be legible. Sender must have the ability to communicate in written format....
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