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Unformatted text preview: Introduction to Human Communication 18:05 Importance Develop satisfying relationships-non-romantic touch adds compliance Terminate poor ones Positive and negative (its not you, it me) Define, redefine relationships Establish how we are perceived Influence the quality of our lives Myths of Communication More is better (quality is better) Clarity and accuracy solve communication problems Communication solves everything (anger) We must talk about everything Emotions have no place in a logical discussion (people dont think you care) More skilled communication is better (match skill lever to partner, not change) Defining Human Communication transactional process in which people generate meaning through the exchange of verbal and nonverbal messages. 2/3 of meaning of any message is nonverbaltone, volume, gestures online-1/3 comes from nonverbalhow quick the message is sent Symbols (face to face symbolizes respect) Arbitraryverbal: words, phrases Nonverbalfacial expressions, gestures Symbols change in each culture Signs innate must look like the thing it represents Frank Dance: over 120 different definitions Different perspective, definitions Receivereverything has meaning from this perspective Sendernarrow set, conscious and intentional define communication Messageit is typically interpreted as a message. Ex. Cultural Socially accepted Intro to Human Comm. cont 18:05 Information Behavior Communication Levels of Meaning we need to talk. Two Levels Content Surface level-literal translation (verbal) Relationship Underlying meaning Ex 1) a woman without her man is lost Ex 2) A woman, without her, man is lost. Components Participants Setting/social Message Channels-verbal vs. nonverbal Noise-interference w. understanding or comprehension Feedback- response Models of Communication Linear Intro to Human Comm. cont 18:05 Oldest Stressed clarity Based on telecommunications, radio Interactive Introduces sender/receiver role Stressed feedback Acknowledge communicator background...
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