COM 101 Lecture 1 Models of Communication

COM 101 Lecture 1 Models of Communication - Chapter 1 The...

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Chapter 1 The Communication Models
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What is Communication? Human communication is the symbolic process of making sense out of the world and sharing that sense with others by creating meaning through verbal and nonverbal messages.
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What is Communication, cont’d… Symbolic—Representations of a person, place, event or object Process—Dynamic and continuous Sharing—Both people are actively and continuously involved in the entire interaction Meanings— “Words don’t mean, people do”
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Why Do We Study It? By learning about communication theories and concepts, you become a more skilled communicator By understanding communication, you can better make sense of what happens in your everyday life “You cannot not communicate!”
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Why Do We Study It? Communication is a foundation in your life Communication is a foundation of your relationships with others Communication is a foundation your professional success
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Why do we study it? 42% of Personnel Directors across the
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This note was uploaded on 09/14/2011 for the course CMN 101 taught by Professor Aragona during the Winter '09 term at DePaul.

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