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Unformatted text preview: Questioned (thus, subject to modification) Public-So, WHAT IS COMMUNICATION? o Communication : a few definitions The process es by which verbal and nonverbal messages are used to create and share meanings A social process in which individuals employ symbols to establish and interpret meaning in their environment Text book dfn: Human communication is the process through which individuals in relationships, groups, organizations, and societies create and use information to relate to the environment and one another (Ruben & Stewart, 2006, p. 17)-Why study communication? o Communication is everywhere o Understanding communication processes will help you understand your life better, and even manage situations in your life in a better way....
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