Communication Definition Article 3.26.11

Communication Definition Article 3.26.11 - Communication...

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Communication From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Communication is the activity of conveying information. Communication requires a sender, a message, and an intended recipient, although the receiver need not be present or aware of the sender's intent to communicate at the time of communication; thus communication can occur across vast distances in time and space. Communication requires that the communicating parties share an area of communicative commonality. The communication process is complete once the receiver has understood the sender. Contents 1 Human communication o 1.1 Nonverbal communication o 1.2 Visual communication o 1.3 Oral communication o 1.4 Written communication and its historical development 2 Nonhuman communication o 2.1 Animal communication o 2.2 Plants and fungi 3 Communication cycle 4 Communication noise 5 Communication as academic discipline 6 Notes 7 References Human communication Human spoken and picture languages can be described as a system of symbols (sometimes known as lexemes ) and the grammars ( rules ) by which the symbols are manipulated. The word "language" also refers to common properties of languages. Language learning normally occurs most intensively during human childhood. Most of the thousands of human languages use patterns of sound or gesture for symbols which enable communication with others around them. Languages seem to share certain properties, although many of these include exceptions. There is no defined line between a language and a dialect . Constructed languages such as Esperanto , programming languages , and various mathematical formalisms are not necessarily restricted to the properties shared by human languages. A variety of verbal and non-verbal means of communicating exists such as body language ; eye contact , sign language , paralanguage , haptic communication , chronemics , and media such as pictures, graphics, sound, and writing . 1
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Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities also defines the communication to include the display of text, Braille , tactile communication, large print , accessible multimedia , as well as written and plain language , human reader, and accessible information and communication technology . [1] Nonverbal communication Nonverbal communication describes the process of conveying meaning in the form of non-word messages through e.g. gesture , body language or posture ; facial expression and eye contact, object communication such as clothing , hairstyles , architecture , symbols and infographics , as well as through an aggregate of the above. Non- verbal communication is also called silent language and plays a key role in human day to day life from employment relations to romantic engagements. Speech also contains nonverbal elements known as
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  • Spring '11
  • Nguyen
  • Oral Communication, Transactional Model of Communication, Interactional Model of Communication, Linear Communication Model

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