COMS 212 Chapter 6: Nonverbal Communication
Nonverbal Communication Defined
Nonverbal communication: messages expressed by nonlinguistic means. What we do
often conveys more meaning than what we say.
What we do often conveys more meaning than what we say.
Coms 212 Chapter 5 Notes: Language
The Nature of Language
1. Language is Symbolic
2. Language is Rule-Governed
a. Linguistic agreements that make communication possible can be
codified in rules
b. Phonological rules: govern how sounds are combined to form
14 May 2015
COMS 212: Interpersonal Communication
Analysis Application Paper
Interpersonal Communications was my first Communication class at Cal Poly. Every
week I learned numerous concepts to improve my commun
Coms 212 Chapter 1
Why We Communicate
-improves life satisfaction as well as enhances mental and physical health
The Communication Process
Communication: using messages to ge
Chapter 4 Notes
First order realities are physically observable qualities of a thing or situation.
Second order realities involve our attaching meaning to first-order things or
situations; dont reside in objects or events, but i
COMS 212 (Shea) Interpersonal Analysis & Application Paper
Due: Wednesday, June 3, 2015
Point value: 20 points
Format: 6-7 pages, double-spaced, single-sided, with 11 or 12 pt. font. Please include your name and
page number on each page, and attach pages
Coms 212 Ch 3: Communication and the Self
Communication and the Self Concept
Self-concept: the relatively stable set of perceptions you hold of yourself.
Self-esteem: the part of self-concept that involves evaluations of self-worth.
A communicators self-c
Coms 212 Chapter 2: Interpersonal Communication in a Changing World: Culture
and Social Networking
Fundamentals of Culture
Culture by Larry Samovar: the language, values, beliefs, traditions, and customs
people share and learn. It is a matter of perceptio
Chapter 11: Managing Conflict
Conflict: is an expressed struggle between at least two interdependent parties who
perceive incompatible goals, scarce resources, and interference from the other party
in achieving their goals.
1. Expressed Struggle: al the p
Chapter 10: Communication Climate
Communication climate refers to the social tone of a relationship. A climate doesnt
involve specific activities as much as the way people feel about each other as they
carry out those actvities.
Communication climate is d
Chapter 8: Emotions
Emotional Intelligence: Daniel Golemanto describe the ability to understand
manage ones own emotions and to be sensitive to others feelings.
What are Emotions?
1. Physiological Changes
a. When a person has strong emotions, many bodily
Color Personality Test