Group- A small number of people who share a common purpose, who feel connected to each
other, and coordinate their behavior
Do groups make better decisions?
- People act as though it is true
- There are reasons to expect it to be true
Com 100 Exam 1 Review
Why do we communicate?
Communication addresses physical needs
It meets relational needs
It fills identity needs
It serves instrumental needs
Traits and talents are given
Individuals have a certain amount of talent, an
Chapter Six Notes
Why is nonverbal communication important?
Believed over verbal communication
Ever-present in face-to-face interaction
Communicates feelings and attitudes
It can enhance or inhibit understanding
Expresses what verbal cue
COM100 Thought Questions for Study: Exam #1
NOTE: The exam will cover all notes/slides, book chapters, and class discussions thus far. The
questions are intended to provide you with some guidance as to the key material (e.g., theories,
1. Knapps Stages of Relational Developement
Leading to commitment: Initiating, Experimenting, Intensifying, Integrating, Bonding
Leading to termination: Differentiating, Circumscribing, Stagnation, Avoiding, Terminating
Levels of Relational Closness
History of Communication (Theory)
When you need information to make an informed decision.
What type of information do you search out?
What type of expert do you trust?
How do you search for information?
More likely to remember informati
Chapter Fourteen Notes
CMC computer mediated communication
Exchange of messages carried through an intervening system of digital electronic storage
(the internet) transmitted between two or more people
Expectation that you are available to c
SELF-IDENTITY AND COMMUNICATION:
PERCEIVING, APPRAISING, AND PRESENTING SELF
Overview Self-Identity, Self-Concept, Self-Esteem, and Self-Image
Self-identity perceptions of who I am
Facets of self-identity:
o Self-concept discovered self-identity (the p
Chapter 6 REVEL Quiz Questions
1. Nonverbal communication is_.
Answer: nonverbal behavior that has symbolic meaning
2. What nonverbal communication is a target of contemporary public policy in public
Answer: the clothing students wear to school
Chapter Thirteen Notes
What are media?
Media plural of medium
Mass media mediated communication for large audiences
The Individual and Media
Message -> Audience
Highlights the power and influe
Chapter Twelve Notes
Rhetoric describes communication used to influence the attitudes or behaviors of others
Oldest of practices in communication
Focuses on public communication
The word rhetoric comes from an ancient Greek w
Chapter 8 Communication Across Culture
8.1- The importance of intercultural communication?
1. What are four reasons for studying intercultural communication? Of the reasons given,
which do you think are most important? Can you think of other reasons?
Chapter 6 Nonverbal Communication
6.1- The importance of Nonverbal communication
1. What features of nonverbal communication make it challenging for us to interpret
- Factors including context, culture and intentionality, it can be tricky to inter
Chapter 3 Notes
3.1- The importance of Identity
1. What are five advantages to understanding the relationship between communication and
- 1. Individuals bring their self-image or identity to each communicative encounter,
every communication inte
REVEL CHAPTER 7
1. Action-oriented: listening style that reflects a preference for error-free and wellorganized speaking
2. Soundscape: the everyday sounds in our environment
3. Critical listening: listening skills that are useful in a wide variety of sit
Communication address physical needs. We dont communicate because we
like to, rather because we need to satisfy needs.
Communication meets relational needs.
Communication fills identity needs. (Im a sister, Im a friend, Im a teacher,
etc) This i
Context refers to the setting who is present and the occasion.
Relationships is the strongest predictor of happiness
Communication addresses physical needs.
Communication meets relational needs.
Communication fills identity. Brother, frie
Exam 1 Review 09/15/16
Context + Message = Meaning
Myth: Everyone is a communication expert
Communication will solve any problem
More communication is always better
Communication can break down
Communication is inherently good
Chapter 5 Notes
5.1- The importance of Verbal Communication
1. What are three reasons for learning about verbal communication?
- Verbal elements of communication are important, verbal elements of messages are
vital in texting, email,
Chapter 4 Notes
4.1- The importance of Perception
1. Why is perception important to the communication process?
- Perception is important because it determines how individuals respond to people,
objects, and the environment.
4.2- What is Perception?
Chapter Eleven Notes Communicating in Organizations
Organizational communication the process of interacting and creating memory
Communication constitutes organizations
Organizations set of interactions members of group
September 10, 2015
Communication Perceiving and Understanding
The process of selecting, organizing and interpreting stimuli collected
through out senses so that they have meaning to us
September 15, 2015
Our perceptions stro
COM 100 T, Th 2:05-3:20
August 26, 2013
Capturing Communication: Bowling Alley
Upon entering the bowling alley, I immediately noticed the Help Wanted signs. The
help wanted signs were a form of mass communication.
Com 100 Group 8 Project Paper
We decided to choose three organizations for our group. We settled on three dating
websites, including Match.com, ChristianMingle.com, and AshleyMadiso
Interpersonal Communication in
enhance the quantity and quality
Mindful and Aware
The day I picked to be mindful and aware was last Sunday when I had to work for 7
hours at Harkins Theater. My shift was supposed to start from 8 in the morning to 3 in the
afternoon. Unfortunately, I slept through my alarm and woke up a
Communication- the process of acting on information.
Human communication- The process of making sense out of the world and sharing that sense with
others by creating meaning through the use of verbal and nonverbal messages.
Transactional- Occurring s