Midterm review

Midterm review

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Unformatted text preview: COMM107 COMM107 Midterm Review Fall, 2010 CH.1. Definitions of Communication (p. 4) A conscious or unconscious Intentional or unintentional process in which feelings and ideas are expressed as • Verbal and/or nonverbal messages that are sent, received, and comprehended • • CH.1. Three levels of communication (p. 4) • • • Intrapersonal Interpersonal Public CH.1. Characteristics of communication (p. 4) • • • • • Dynamic Continuous Irreversible Interactive contextual CH.1. Components of Communication (p. 6) • • • • • • Source: the originator of the message Receiver: the recipient of the message Messages: communication Feedback: response to a message Channel: through which message flows Noise: the potential for communication disruption CH.1. Types of Noise (p.10 – p.12) • • • • • • • Environmental noise Physiological­impairment noise Semantic noise Syntactical noise Organizational noise Cultural noise Psychological noise CH.1. Models of Communication (p.16­p.20) • • • Lineal Model of Communication Interactional Model of Communication Transactional Model of Communication CH. 2. CH. Processing Symbols • • • • • • • Cybernetic Process (p.37­p.39) Input Storage Stimulus Search Recall Output CH. 2. CH. Learning Symbols (p.39­p.41) • • • Language­Explosion Theory: Early in life Significant­Other Theory: Specific people Theory of Social Construction of Reality CH. 2. CH. Meaning of the words (p.42­p.43) • • • Denotative meanings: direct explicit Connotative meanings: suggested implicit Semantics: contin...
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