Verbal _ Non-Verbal

Verbal _ Non-Verbal - Introduction to Communication and...

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Unformatted text preview: Introduction to Communication and Information Processes 04:189:101:03 Clicker Crowdsourcing means : Obtaining information from a large group of people who contribute online The word millennial means : A person belonging to Generation Y (born between 1975 and 2000) What does the word record changer mean? : A record player Office Space his fav movie Know course specifics Go over syllabusp.4. definitions Review modules on sakai Review chapter readings Reflect on our discussions and clicker questions Anticipate possible questions Key ideas---- Definitions of Communication, role of self- concept and perception, language variables, non-verbal Language is a code, or system of arbitrary symbols, shared by a group in order to communicate. Verbal Nonverbal Paralanguage Words have no meaning in and of themselves. Words are not reality; they merely represent reality. Semantic codes indicate that words have both denotative and connotative meaning, word meanings vary by time and place, and words are only symbolic representations of reality. Syntactic codes establish conventions or rules that guide our use of words, even if we cant express those rules. Pragmatic codes describe what is appropriate in a given context . Same word will have different meanings from one culture to the next Denotative meaning refers to a words dictionary definitions. Words have a limited number of denotative meanings. Connotative meaning is subjective. Words can have a virtually limitless number of connotative meanings (as many meanings as there are people who use them). Ex. How hard is quiz going to be a little --- could mean anything. How is my commute from Pa to Rutgers there is a little bit of trafficwhat does that mean.2, 3 hours? Interpreted in many ways See the word. May think about a number of things Alphabet is a symbol system that we have been trained to interpret assigned meaning DOG...
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This note was uploaded on 01/19/2012 for the course INTRO TO C 101 taught by Professor Nicklinardopoulo during the Fall '11 term at Rutgers.

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