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Oral Communication week 2

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Oral Communication week 2 101

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Date Created: 09/04/16
Oral Communication Ch. 1,2, 3 9/1/16 Chapter 1  Seven basic components o Message creation  Involves encoding (idea to message)  Involves decoding (interpret meaning form messages)  Always symbolic  Symbols  Represent something else o Meaning creation  Process of message and respond o Setting  Location o Participants  People involved o Channels  Means by which messages are transmitted o Noise (soundscapes)  Interfering stimuli  Interferes with quality o Feedback  Verbal or nonverbal response to messages Chapter 2  3 approaches to communication o Social science o Interpretive o Critical  Paradigm:  approach of belief system    Social science o Strength  Predict communication patterns o Weakness  Not always predictable, not only influenced by societal or individual  factors    Interpretive approach o Rooted in persuasion and humanism o Focuses on individual from perspective of communication o Look at uniqueness or creativity of human behavior o Strength  In depth understanding o Weakness  Doesn’t include large numbers of participants No generalizable conclusions 1 Oral Communication Ch. 1,2, 3 9/1/16  Interpretations may not be correct because of outsiders to communities  they study    Critical approach How societal forces interact with individual forces o Goal:  change society for better o Construct own reality Strength o Focus on societal forces with emphasis on power Weakness o Lack of attention to face to face interaction and inability to generalize solutions  Multifaceted understanding of all 3 approaches allows understanding communication  more completely Chapter 3 Define identity Communication in sensitive manner Examples of identity Construct reality of another person based on how you read people Primary and secondary identity o Fixed and dynamic o Identity exists on individual and social level o Identity shaped through interactions with others  Tied to historical, social, and cultural environments Symbolic Interactionism:  meaning only through social interaction Reflected appraisals:  sense of self stems from observations from others’ views o Aka looking glass self  Help define who we are Self­fulfilling Prophecy:  explicit communication about expectations o Shapes understanding of us o What roles are expected  understanding o Stereotype threat Individual and identity o Perform identity when we communicate our sense of self to others  Performance studies  Role expectations Gender Identity o M or F Sexual identity o categories of sexuality that people identify with Multiracial Identity: o More than one race identity National identity o Citizenship reflection  Ethnic identity 2 Oral Communication Ch. 1,2, 3 9/1/16 o Social groups  Age identity o Societal expectations based on age  Social class identity o  Social class  Disability identity o Impairment  Religious identity o Spiritual belifs 3


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