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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
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
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
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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