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Speech and Communication week 1 class notes

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Speech and Communication week 1 class notes 81195

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These notes cover Chapter 1 "Communication Essential Human Behavior "
Intro to Communication Studies
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Amaris Catton on Thursday August 25, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to 81195 at East Tennessee State University taught by Herrmann in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 16 views. For similar materials see Intro to Communication Studies in Speech & Communication at East Tennessee State University.

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Date Created: 08/25/16
Chapter 1 PROCESSING THE WAY HUMANS COMMUNICATE Key Terms: Communication Process- Is the process were we use symbols, signs, and behaviors to exchange information and create relations. Proximal- None verbal but also express affiliation Competent Communications- Are effective and also appropriate by using the proper context i. Communication create a relationship and also relationship part ii. Communication Expresses affiliations , Manages relationships , and Influencing others (power & control) Managing relationships Through the commutative Relations that we have. A. Six characteristics of communication are: I. Choose to use Symbolic words in order to communicate II. Being able to process what information is given mentally breaking it down to encode then decode III. The process of communication is a universal way of life. Example: Western Civolution in United States V. Eastern Civolution in Europe IV. Communication is also expressed through the way we feel or through our body language and is not always needing to be intentional. V. Communicating is shown by different ways such as through social media, old fashion email or cellular texting Example: texting is the leanest way to show little context of emotion, because of that we use Emoji’s. IV. When communicating there is more than one state of communication such as for example, texting someone involves a sender and a receiver. B. Competent Communication changes by what means your communicating through  Relates to how well you’re communicating, being able to process what’s society thinks is normal and also behaviors.  How we use technology for example, texting allows us to communicate more. C. There are 3 types of Modeling Communication 1. Linear model – The basic encode and decode having a sender and a receiver but not having feedback since the Linear Model is not effective due to there always being more than one person having to process a conversation then giving feedback for it. 2. Interaction Model- It involves two people, one (Sender) the other a (Receiver) it also includes having to Encode and Decode the interaction between the two through for example, texting. Also it involves feedback. 3. Competent Communication Model- involves Cultural, Situational, and Relational contexts that all 3 contexts affect the way of communication. In this complete way that we speak it involves , Encoding/Decoding +Cognition ( with include Thoughts & Ideas) + feedback, and the way we act rather verbal or none verbal. D. How we study communication  Simple process of communication  Having organized group communication  Speaking in public  Mass communication


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