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Chapter 1 Study Guide

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Chapter 1 Study Guide COMM 1500-005

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Introduction to Human Communication
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Date Created: 01/31/16
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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