101Systems+Theory+F10

101Systems+Theory+F10 - --olfactory messages--auditory...

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
The Birds and the Bees and the Chimpanzees – and You and Me Introduction to Communication, 9/20/10 1. What is systems theory? 2. How does systems theory help us understand communication? 3. Some systems concepts: --systems --boundaries --environment --closed/open systems --living systems 4. Communication modes --visual messages --tactile messages
Background image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: --olfactory messages--auditory messages 5. Similarities and differences between human and animal communication 6. What do we all use communication for?--courtship and mating--reproduction--parent/offspring relationships and socialization--navigation--self-defense--territoriality 7. Communication as a process of adaptation...
View Full Document

Ask a homework question - tutors are online