Communication

Communication - 16:37 Whatiscommunication?

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16:37 What is communication? Giving, conveying, or exchanging information via spoken words, sounds,  writings Why? Physical needs- ex. Mccain, prisoners Identity needs- self concept, ex. Evolve, Britney spears Social needs- fit in, drawn to people we are comfortable Practical needs- haircut Communication Theory- better communicators  Models of Communication:  Linear model= sender-receiver (via a channel) Billboards, flyers Sends communication one way Interactive= sender-receiver (via feedback) Emails, facebook Delayed
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Transactional= comm-comm. (via channel) Environment context Simultaneously Relationship- who are communicators? Situation- where are you? Culture- what does it allow? Insights into communication: 1. Simultaneous- can’t turn it off 2. Meanings exist in people not in words 3. Context/environment affect communication Noise: Physical- air conditioner Physiological- swine flu Psychological- stuff in head, everyday distractions 4. Channels make a diff.- more media rich, less likely        you’ll get  personal 5. Transactional
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6. Intentional or unintentional
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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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Communication - 16:37 Whatiscommunication?

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