Chapter 1 Study Guide
Chapter 1 Study Guide COMM 1500-005
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Communication Study Guide bold words= major terms Chapter 1: Connecting Processes and Principles communication: transactions that allow people to reflect and build personal knowledge of one another and create shared meaning o simultaneous sharing and creation of meaning Greece origin of communication Communication is key at the right place and right time Communication Competence having the right skills, understanding, and making the right connections to be an effective speaker o But what makes an effective speaker? Good body lang., straight forward, ability to read audience and adjust, confidence, volume Why study communication? o Career development employers want you to be able to properly communicate yours skills the world is diverse make sure you can communicate to all the fields First you’ve got to get the job then you need to keep the job o Ethical behavior o Cultural Diversity Principles of communication o STAR QUESTION/CONCEPT: communication is both intentional or unintentional Types of communication o Intrapersonal: process of understanding info about yourself o Interpersonal: informal exchange between 2 or more people o Public communication: large number of people involved in communication Differences: more formal vocab., planned, no interruptions from audience, more vocal variety Similarities: responding to an audience, nonverbal communication., still organized o Mass communication: large # of ppl via variety media disciplines Professional communicator source of info o Communication via social media STAR QUESTION/CONCEPT: three reasons why people communicate: 1. To inform 2. To persuade 3. To entertain STAR QUESTION/CONCEPT: 7 distinguishing factors from social media to facetoface communication o Interactivity: ability of communication tool to facilitate social interaction o Temporal structure: a device’s temporal structure time it takes for device to send and receive Synchronous: instant Asynchronous: stopsend stopreceive Allows time ideas can be thought out o Social cues: lack of social cues in social media (emojis are the solution) o Replicabiliteasy to replicate (hard w/ facetoface) o Storage: facetoface happens it’s over Social media can stay for a long time o Reach: the idea of “going viral” o Mobility: both very similar Misconceptions o Communication is a cureall o Quantity does not equal quality o Meaning is in the words used More meaning in how it is delivered o We have a natural ability to communicate o Communication is reversible No take backs
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