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Ch. 1: Introduction to Human Communication I. Communication is Essential A. Can help you solve problems in your professional life. B. Can help improve relationships in your personal life. C. Communication principles and practices can resolve disputes among nations II. Communication: The Process of Using Messages to Generate Meaning A. Messages include verbal and nonverbal symbols, signs, and behaviors. B. People hope to generate common meanings through the messages they provide C. Understanding the meaning of another person's message does not occur unless the communications can elicit common meaning for words, phrases, and nonverbal codes III. Components of Communication A. People People are involved in the human communication process in two roles-as both the sources and the receivers of the messages. B. The Message The message is the verbal and nonverbal form of the idea, though, or feeling that one person wishes to communicate to another person or group of people. C. The Channel The channel is the means by which a message moves from the source to the receiver of
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Unformatted text preview: the message. IV. Communication Principles A. Communication Begins with the Self B. Communication Involves Others C. Communication has Both a Content and a Relational Dimension V. What Are Communication Contexts? A. Intrapersonal Communication ● The process of using messages to generate meaning within the self. B. Interpersonal Communications ● The process of using messages to generate meaning between at least two people in a situation that allows mutual opportunities for both speaking and listening. C. Public Communication ● The process of using messages to generate meanings in a situation in which a single source transmits a message to a number of receivers, who give nonverbal and, sometimes, question-and-answer feedback. VI. What Are the Goals of Communication Study? A. Effective Communications B. Ethical Communications VII. Contemporary Jobs in Communications A. Speech Writer B. Tour Guide C. President...
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