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05:22 CH. 1.1 1. The effectiveness of our communication is not judged by degree to which the receiver agrees with our message. 2. Most contemporary communication scholars agree that the transactional model of communication is the most realistic model. 3. The pathway through which messages pass between source and receiver is the channel. 4. Susan arrives late for her date with Richard. He jumps from his chair and sarcastically says, “Glad you’re here!” The relationship aspect of this message is communicated primarily by Richard’s sarcastic tone of voice and the time indicated on Richard’s watch. 5. Telling the cashier at the gas station how much you owe and then paying her is an example of impersonal communication. 6. Feedback and context are two distinguishing characteristics of which model of communication communication as interaction 7. According to a recent study, which of the following do business leaders consider the most important communication skill for workers to have? Listening 8. Julie goes over in her mind what she wants to say during her upcoming job interview. This is an example of intrapersonal communication. 9. Which of the following is not a distinction between a team and a group? Groups are more focused than teams. 10. A small group requires at least three members.
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11. According to the communication-as-action mod, noise can impact all of the following except the feedback. 12. The meaning of a message is co-created by both the sender and the receiver. 13. Which of the following is a true statement about symbols? The words and symbols we use have power. 14. Even though Phillip and Tim agreed to end their argument with each other by “starting over as if it had never taken place,” each still felt angry toward the other. Phillip and Tim have failed to realize that communication is irreversible. 15. When there is a contradiction between your verbal message and your nonverbal message, your nonverbal message is more believable than your verbal one. 16. Which of the following is not suggested by Christians and Traber as a universal cultural norm? using language that doesn’t offend others 17. Maria and Jordan are working together to plan an event for their service fraternity. While they are talking, Maria keeps worrying about how much Jordan likes her. Which type of noise is Maria experiencing? Psychological 18. According to one scholar, “the largest single factor determining the kinds of relationships [we make] with others” is family communication. 19. During times of high uncertainty, we attempt to manage our uncertainty by communicating more actively and purposefully. 20. Aiden and Celeste are discussing a new business proposal. Aiden reviews the elements of the proposal one at a time. Celeste holds her response until he has finished speaking and then tells Aiden her thoughts on the element he has just explained. This interaction best reflects which model of human communication? Communication as interaction
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1. Communication rules are learned through trial and error.
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This note was uploaded on 12/05/2011 for the course COMS 101 taught by Professor Twisselman during the Spring '08 term at Cal Poly.

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