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COM 100 Notes 20:37 Identity: white hair, old Use communication to convey identity Human communication can be defined as a process in which people generate meaning  through the exchange of verbal and nonverbal messages Hair cut/style Body language Tie -> suit -> professionalism Symbols Arbitrary- no real life connections (red light) Iconic- representation (Woman bathroom figure) Indexical- leads us to the symbol (left arrow; fire) Statue of Liberty Arbitrary: Liberty Iconic: Woman  Indexical: Entrance to NY harbor Setting Participants Message Creation Channels Noise  Anything that gets in the way of effective communication Feedback
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Unformatted text preview: Models of Human Communication Linear A sender encodes a message and sends it to a receiver who decodes it. Interactive When you receive a message you send feedback Transactional Sending a message back constantly (yawning, nodding) Human Communication in Society Culture is what gives us the boundaries in communication Communication is a transactional process in which people generate meaning through the exchange of verbal and non verbal messages in specific contexts, influenced by individual and societal forces and embedded in culture. (A Contemporary Definition) 20:37 20:37...
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This note was uploaded on 02/09/2012 for the course COM 100 taught by Professor Nakayama during the Fall '08 term at ASU.

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