Lecture 1 - Introduction To Interpersonal Communication

Rhetoric was studied formally in ancient greece and

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Unformatted text preview: rsonal communication.   Rhetoric was studied formally in ancient Greece and Rome.   The study of communication broadened beyond rhetoric in the early 20th century. 2 8/26/12 A Brief History of Communication In the early 20th century:   Philosophical interest in the human mind and behavior increases.   Social psychology emphasizes social environments and relationships.   Field of social science established. A Brief History of Communication After World War II:  Term “communication” unifies field.  Scholars embrace a standard conception of the communication process. 3 8/26/12 The Interpersonal Communication Continuum Defining Interpersonal Communication   Interpersonal communication: A dynamic form of communication between two or more people in which the messages exchanged significantly influence their thoughts,...
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This note was uploaded on 02/03/2014 for the course COM 225 taught by Professor Desryaud during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Buffalo.

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