Cmst-1060-intro-to-cmst

Cmst-1060-intro-to-cmst - Cmst 1061 intro to cmst Why do we...

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Cmst 1061 intro to cmst Why do we communicate? We have needs: 1. Physical i.e. McCain- how they stayed sane in the military was to knock i.e. prisoner was in solitary confinement with a row of other people, and they were able to talk to each other and get through it 1. Identity- to help us develop a sense of self, who we are. Our self evolves, and we need to communicate to figure out who we are. 1. Social needs- the relationships we have. It's valuable. We have traditions that we develop 1. Practical i.e. talk to a teacher, get a haircut, etc Models of communication: 1. Linear model % Sender -->channel --> receiver % Problem: says that it is one way, but that's not true % Have feedback where the receiver sends information back to the sender making the sender the new receiver 1. Transactional Model- look at communication as simultaneous interaction % Communicators <---->Communicators % Look at environment, contexts, or fields of experience, relationships, situation- what is happening around the interaction, culture % We have a shared field of experience % All in the same class Insights : a. simultaneous b. Meanings exist in people not the words c. Environment to noise matter d. Intentional/unintentional e. Irreversible f. Unrepeatable- 3 types of noise : 1. Physical i.e. air conditioner
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1. Physiological- i.e. my head hurts 1. Psychological- stuff that gets in your head Communication misconceptions: 1. Not all communication seeks understanding 2. More communication is not always better i.e. funeral i.e. angry 1. Not solve all problems 2. Effective communication is not a natural ability. It takes practice. The more we communicate the better we get. Features of communication : 1. It is a process (transactional). Always communicating 2. Consists of creating and responding to messages 3. Adapt to the situation Visible aspects of communication : 1. People involved-speaker, listener, etc 2. Symbols- letters, numbers, works represent something to somebody 3. Technology Invisible : 1. Meaning i.e. the word Philadelphia 1. Subjective- FU t-shirt 2. Involves learning Modes of Communication : 1. Visually 2. Tactile (touch) 3. Olfactory/ Gustatory % Smell/taste 1. Auditory/ sound 5th century - % the elite used symbols which evolved to propaganda - a way of setting people apart. % Democracy began in Greece % Corax- Doctrine of General Probability; if it seems likely it probably happened. If it seems unlikely it probably didn't happen.
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% Tisias- didn't like Corax. Decided to take him to court and sue him for tuition. Wins- get money. Lose- bad teacher anyway % Judge threw out the case % As the Greeks developed there were a group of teachers known as the Sophists (Wisdom Bearer)- they taught rhetoric for money % Famous Sophists: % Protagoras - 1st to debate % Gorgias - 1st to argue for language, talk about the importance of language when presenting the argument % Plato - student to Socrates who hated the Sophists; decadent and decay; wanted to control rhetoric by making it a tool for spreading truth, beauty, and
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This note was uploaded on 01/16/2012 for the course CMST 1061 taught by Professor Hebert during the Fall '08 term at LSU.

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