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Ectomorph A tall and thin body shape or type.
Emergent Groups Groups formed naturally out of spontaneous activities of individuals.
Encoding Converting or turning an idea into a message.
Endomorph A pear-shaped, somewhat round and pudgy body shape or type
Basic Functions of Communication The basic, biological functions served by communication, such as: Courtship
and Mating, Reproduction, Parent-Offspring Relations and Socialization, Navigation, Self-Defense, Territoriality.
Baton Signal A gesture used to u
Dance In 1967, Dance developed a helical-spiral view of communication, which was intended to convey the idea
that communication is a complex and evolutionary process.
Decision by Leader The imposition of a resolution by the leader of a group. It is a deci
Fast Retrievals Recall of information that requires little or no conscious processing. Fast retrievals are automatic,
unconscious, uncontrolled, involuntary, and individuals tend to have direct access to it.
Fight or Flight A response to stress or danger
Proxemics- use of space
o People in an elevator will maximize personal space and minimize eye contact
o Personal space- communicates level of intimacy of relationship
o Public conversation- about 12 feet away
o Informal/Business conversation- 4-12 feet a
Haptics The study of the significance of tactile messages, or the study of touch/physical contact.
Hawthorne Plant Studies In 1939, researchers F.J. Roethlisberger and J. Dickson conducted studies
concerning working conditions, morale, and productivity.
Acting When we initiate verbal and nonverbal communication.
Adaptation Perspective A perspective that views communication as a process through which living beings create
and use messages in order to relate to their environment and one another.
Gaze-Avoidance Actively and intentionally avoiding anothers eye-gaze.
Gaze-Omission Failure to meet anothers eye-gaze, without intent to do so.
Gender The social construction of masculinity and femininity within a culture.
Goals Consciously set plans (for
Characteristics of culture
o Complex and multi-faceted
High vs. low context [E.T. Hall]
High- most information is in people than messages
Low- most information is in explicit communication
Problems? not limited to cultures; situational
Capability Our level of intelligence, previous experience with a particular topic area, and facility with language
that has an impact on the kinds of messages attended to and how they are interpreted and retained.
Casual and Intimate Relationships Relatio
Intro Study To Women Writers
Analysis of A Birthday Present
People who study feminism in literature will likely know Sylvia Plaths literary work and
life story very well, and are probably aware of the fact that her life came
790:101:01-13: The Nature of Politics
MW: SC-135 CAC
Professor Threadcraft, firstname.lastname@example.org
Department of Political Science
Hickman Hall, 611
This course is designed to introduce students to foundational texts and issues
Expos Essay Rough Draft
The world economy is a rather expansive, ever-changing, and complex system to analyze.
It can be difficult to determine which phenomena influence the global market, or conversely,
which phenomena are influenc
Intro to Communications and Information
1. Based on the scenarios below, choose one that depicts an example of what internal noise
A) Sally is on a date with John at a pizza shop. However, it is really har
Every second of our lives, we are a part of a phenomenon known as communication. It
seems like a lot of work, but in actuality, we may not even realize we are communicating.
Communication is an underrated knowledge that explains
December 6, 2012
Extra Credit: Dinner Observation
At my recent family diner on Thanksgiving, there were a lot of communication related
gestures, actions, and events. However, there was one gesture that stood out among the r
Introduction to Communication
Monday/Thursday 11:30-12:50, Scott 135
Dr. Jenny Mandelbaum, Dept. of Communication
Mondays & Thursday 1:15-2:30 p.m.,
Monday & Thursday, after class in the classroom
Information reception: involves attending to and transforming environmental messages
into a form that can be used to guide behavior
three elements (information selection, interpretation, retention)
It is possible
Why study communication because the way we communicate affects our actions and
the reactions of others, and the consequences of these actions can have significant
implications on the relationships we form
Personal theories allow us to navigate in our phy
Experience and habit
Physical and Social Attraction and Similarity
Intro to Communications
Once I got on the elevator for this assignment, there were only three people all together
including me. I noticed that the two people kept a reasonable distance from one another, and