COMMUNICATION-NOTES-09.04.09

COMMUNICATION-NOTES-09.04.09 - 08.26.09 Communication is...

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08.26.09 Communication is giving, conveying, and exchanging information through words, signs, etcetera Channel is the medium in which you communicate Linear model of communication sender puts together a message through a channel to a receiver Interactional model of communication sender puts together a message through a channel to a receiver and the receiver provides feedback Transactional model of communication two or more parties send messaged through a channel that are encoding (putting message together) or decoding (interrupting) Environment is the atmosphere in which you communicate. Following are aspects of that environment: Overlap Person’s background Situation is which communication occurs Relational Noise: Physical Psychological Physiological Communication is: 1. Environment and noise affect communication 2. Communication is simultaneous 3. Channels make a difference 4. Has content (words being said) 5. Is relational (how the message is taken) 6. Is irreversible 7. Is unrepeatable Misconceptions about communication 1. Not all communication seeks understanding a. Social ritual b. Persuasion c. Deception 2. More is not always better 3. Agree to disagree (not all problems are solved) 4. Effective communication is not a natural ability Communication competence 1. Aspects of communicating with competence: a. No single ideal way to communicate
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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-NOTES-09.04.09 - 08.26.09 Communication is...

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