Definitions,_Models,_Perspectives

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    Definitions, Models, Perspectives Text Chapter Two
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Definitions and Understanding Your book takes the positions that a definition  is a construction. What does this mean? Making choices Narrow or broad Intentional or unintentional Sender or receiver Symbolic or non symbolic Family of concepts
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What is Communication? What kinds of behaviors would you classify  as communication? What kinds of behaviors  are not communicative? Must communication  necessarily be intentional or are unintended  messages also part of communication? Which of the definitions in Table 2.1 in the  text comes closest to your idea of what  communication is? Why?
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Perspectives on Communication Psychological Message transmission The model would include: sender/receiver,  encoding, message, channel, destination, decoding,  feedback, and mental set The goal: Accuracy  Limitations Social and cultural factors ignored Mechanistic Accuracy valued over creativity or discovery Research: Laws and causal connections
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Perspectives on Communication Psychological Consider the psychological perspective. Do you 
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