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SCOM 1000 Week 2 Notes

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SCOM 1000 Week 2 Notes SCom 1000

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Notes from 8/30/16 about human communication, its benefits and ethics
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Date Created: 08/30/16
SCOM 100-427 Week 2 Chp.1 & 2 Benefits of Human Communication 1. Presentation of ourselves to others 2. Improve relationships 3. Improves critical thinking ability a. Are people saying the truth or false, etc. 4. Helps you communicate clearly and influence attitudes/feelings and behaviors of others Forms of Human Communication 1. Intrapersonal a. Self-communication 2. Interpersonal a. Communication with other people 3. Small group communication Intrapersonal  Personal dialogue  Affects decision making  Critic of self and others  Blames, shames, uplifts, and/or encourages Interpersonal  Between 2 people  Sender and receiver of message  Interdependent relationships o Interconnected o Everything you do affects another person Small Group  5-10 people  Helps with relationship needs, affection and support  Together develop new ideas, gain new knowledge, etc.  Group identity Elements of Communication 1. Context a. Physical SCOM 100-427 Week 2 i. environment b. Social-psychological i. Status of relationship and social status c. Temporal i. Time d. Cultural i. Beliefs and values ii. Belief: value of principles and how you think about things 2. Source Receiver a. People are both receivers and senders b. Code is a message c. Encoding is act of processing a message d. Decoding is act of receiving messages 3. Messages a. Verbal & non-verbal b. Feedback is message sent back to speaker, reacting to what they said c. Feedforward is message you give before primary message i. Can be verbal and non-verbal ii. Positive or negative iii. EX: movie previews, opening paragraphs, etc. 4. Channels a. Medium messages pass through b. Multiple channels happen simultaneously i. Gestures and voice for verbal ii. Typing simultaneously for non-verbal 5. Noise a. Interference for receiving message b. Physical noise i. Outside noise c. Physiological noise i. Blindness, deafness, etc. d. Psychological noise i. Preconceived ideas, bias, etc. e. Semantic i. People have different meaning systems 1. Ex: language and dialect differences, use of jargon, etc. Effects of Human Communication  Intellectual o change in your thinking  Affective o changes in attitude, values, or beliefs  Psychomotor SCOM 100-427 Week 2 o change in movement and conscious mental activity Ethics  Meta o Origin of ethical principles  God, right and wrong, etc  Normative o Proposed societal norms  Don’t murder, don’t steal, etc  Applied o Implication of controversial issue  Capital punishment, war, etc Principles  Package of signals o Verbal messages, gestures, attitude, etc  Process of adjustments o 1 technique doesn’t work with everyone  Have to change how you speak/act based off who’s there  Ambiguous nature o Words have more than 1 meaning  Punctuated o Continuous transaction o No clear cut ending  Teacher criticizes your work so you try less hard, happens again, keeps trying less, repeat.  Symmetrical o People mimic each other’s behavior and attitude  Complementary o People complement each other’s opposites  One is extrovert, one is introvert, etc. Language  System that allows for making sense of our reality through sounds and gestures


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