Chapter one notes - Chapter 1 notes Communication- the...

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Chapter 1 notes Communication - the process through which people use messages to generate meanings within and across contexts, cultures, channels, and media 1) Communication is a process. 2) Those engaged in communication uses messages to convey a message. Message - is the “package” of information that is transported during communication Interaction - is the result when people exchange a series of messages, whether face-to face or online. 3) Communication occurs in a seemingly endless variety of contexts , or situations Ex- ballgames, work, kitchen, restaurant 4) People communicate through various channels Channel is the sensory dimension along witch communicators transmit information Ex- auditory(sound), visual (sight), tactile (touch), olfactory (scent), oral (taste). 5) Communicators use a broad range of media - tools for exchanging messages. Ex- e-mail, text messages, facebook posts, phone calls Linear Communication Model - communication is an activity in which information flows in one direction, from a starting point to a end point. 1) In addition to a message and a channel , there must be a sender who is the individual who generates the information to be communicated, packages it into a message, and chooses the channel for sending it. 2)
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