Chapter1_Activity3 part 1 only due thursday

Chapter1_Activity3 part 1 only due thursday - Communication...

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Chapter 1 Activity 3 - Principles of Communication Purpose: To identify and apply principles of communication. Part One Instructions: Using your own life and examples from current news media, give an example of each of the following: Communication does not always require understanding. Communication is not always a good thing. No single person or event causes another’s reaction. Communication will not solve all problems. Meanings are in people, not words.
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Unformatted text preview: Communication is not simple. More communication is not always better. Part Two Instructions: For each principle listed below, think of other short examples (scenes from books or films, poetry, song lyrics) that illustrate these principles. Meanings are in people, not words. Communication is not simple. More communication is not always better. Communication will not solve all problems. Communication is not always a good thing. Part Three Instructions: For each principle listed below, think of ways that pop culture, current events, and/or society at large imply the opposite of these is true. Why do you think it might be appealing to believe the opposite? Example: Meanings rest in people, not words. When lawyers, or others, state that something said was unequivocal, they fail to recognize that individuals attach their own meanings (decode) to messages (words). Lawyers often imply that the meaning is in words, not in people. In fact, the reverse is true. Communication does not always require understanding. Communication is not simple. More communication is not always better. Communication will not solve all problems. Communication is not always a good thing. Communication is not simple. No single person or event causes another’s reaction. Meanings rest in people, not words....
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