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Chapter 2 - Chapter 2 Definitions Concrete Abstract Vocal...

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Concrete A word that is specific and clear Abstract A type of word that paints a broad generalization Vocal Activity The amount of time a members talks in a group. Nonverbal Communication 1. Vocalic o Derived from how voice is used; includes inflection, tone, accent, rate, pitch, volume, number of vocal interrupters, and quality of voice. 2. Kinesics o The use of facial expressions, eye contact, hand gestures, or body posture 3. Proxemics o The use of space 4. Haptic o The use of touch 5. Chronemics o The use of time 6. Artifacts o Objects used to convey nonverbal messages. Active Listening A style of listening and feedback in which a receiver paraphrases what the speaker has said and asks questions to confirm what we said. Task Communication Verbal and nonverbal messages instrumental to accomplishing group tasks and activities of performing group objectives; a message with the purpose of directing activities in a group. Relational Communication
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