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Chapter 1: Connecting Process & Principles

by: Lauren Hawley

Chapter 1: Connecting Process & Principles Comm 2500

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Date Created: 07/30/16
Lauren Hawley August 20, 2015 Chapter 1: Connecting Process and Principles I. Making Connections A. Communication 1. Communication Competence: the ability to take part in effective  communication that is characterized by skills and understandings that  enable communicators to exchange messages successfully.  a. Helps us make connections 2. Communication: the simultaneous sharing and creating of meaning  through human symbolic interaction. 3. Human Symbolic Interaction: people using a symbol system  (language) to share thoughts, feelings, beliefs, attitudes, customs, and  ideas. B. Technology in Our Society 1. Social Media: highly accessible technologies that facilitate  communication, interaction, and connection with others. 2. Social Network: group of individuals who are connected by friendship, family, common interests, beliefs, and knowledge.  C. Why Study Communication? 1. Career Development 2. Ethical Behavior: knowing your audience, what to say/not say,  professionalism, how to cite information (non­plagiarism) a. Ethics: an individual’s system of morals and principles b. Plagiarism: use of another person’s information, language, or  ideas without citing it. 3. Cultural Diversity 4. Technological Demands 5. Successful Living D. Principles of Communication 1. Communication is a process 2. Communication is a system 3. Communication is transactional 4. Communication can be intentional or unintentional  a. Intentional: message that is purposely sent to a specific  receiver b. Unintentional: message that is not untended to be sent or was  not intended for the individual who received it. II. Essential Components of Communication A. Cycle of Communication 1. Source/Sender 2. Message 3. Interference/Noise 4. Channel 5. Receiver 6. Feedback 7. Environment 8. Context B. Types of Communication 1. Intrapersonal: communication within oneself 2. Interpersonal: dyadic communication between 2 people (interviews,  small group) 3. Public Communication: public speaking 4. Mass Communication: communication with a large number of people  (TV, radio, newspaper) 5. Communication via Social Media: communication sent through  digital media C. 7 Distinguishing Factors from Social Media to Face­to­Face  Communication 1. Interactivity: ability of communication to facilitate social interaction  between groups or individuals 2. Temporal Structure: the time it takes to send messages (the devices  ability) 3. Social Cues: “fine” vs. “fiiinneee” (emojis) 4. Replicability: redistribute message via technology 5. Storage: social media allows messages to be saved for later 6. Reach: distribute message to a larger mass of people  7 .     Mobility D. History of Communication  1. Greece is credited for creating public speaking a. Thought it was linear, not continuous 


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