New User Special Price Expires in

Let's log you in.

Sign in with Facebook


Don't have a StudySoup account? Create one here!


Create a StudySoup account

Be part of our community, it's free to join!

Sign up with Facebook


Create your account
By creating an account you agree to StudySoup's terms and conditions and privacy policy

Already have a StudySoup account? Login here

Evolution of Mass Communications (WEEK 1 NOTES)

by: Chelsea Kubenka

Evolution of Mass Communications (WEEK 1 NOTES) MC 1301

Marketplace > Texas State University > Journalism and Mass Communications > MC 1301 > Evolution of Mass Communications WEEK 1 NOTES
Chelsea Kubenka
Texas State
GPA 3.0
Introduction to Mass Communication
Laurie Fluker

Almost Ready


These notes were just uploaded, and will be ready to view shortly.

Purchase these notes here, or revisit this page.

Either way, we'll remind you when they're ready :)

Preview These Notes for FREE

Get a free preview of these Notes, just enter your email below.

Unlock Preview
Unlock Preview

Preview these materials now for free

Why put in your email? Get access to more of this material and other relevant free materials for your school

View Preview

About this Document

These are notes from the first week of class. They are a combination of notes taken from the powerpoint in class, the professors comments, and the textbook.
Introduction to Mass Communication
Laurie Fluker
Class Notes
intro to mass communications, MC1301
25 ?




Popular in Introduction to Mass Communication

Popular in Journalism and Mass Communications

This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Chelsea Kubenka on Monday August 31, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to MC 1301 at Texas State University taught by Laurie Fluker in Summer 2015. Since its upload, it has received 36 views. For similar materials see Introduction to Mass Communication in Journalism and Mass Communications at Texas State University.

Similar to MC 1301 at Texas State


Reviews for Evolution of Mass Communications (WEEK 1 NOTES)


Report this Material


What is Karma?


Karma is the currency of StudySoup.

You can buy or earn more Karma at anytime and redeem it for class notes, study guides, flashcards, and more!

Date Created: 08/31/15
THE EVOLUTION OF MASS COMMUNICATION Communication process by which we assign and convey meaning in an attempt to create share understanding DIFFERENT COMMUNICATION TYPES Intrapersonalcommunication 0 Communication one has with oneself 0 Forms 0 Speaking aloud 0 Eye contact 0 Winking Daydreaming O Often called quotsilent languagequot 0 Interpersonalcommunication 0 Includes all aspects of personal interaction or contact 0 Interacting with another exchanging information and views 0 Usually 2 individuals but can be others not a large group O A thoughtful exchange debate 0 Mass communication 0 When messages are sent through technology 0 Similar to interpersonal communication much more difficult that the other types PROBLEMS WITH COMMUNICATION 0 A message that challenges a person39s experience can be rejected distorted or misinterpreted 0 Noise 0 Anything that interferes with the transmission of a message may occur 0 Feedback 0 Which is crucial may be misinterpreted unclear delayed etc GEORGE GUESS Father white mother Cherokee 0 Handicapped amp uneducated never learned to readwrite English though he wanted to 0 Cherokee felt they were meant to hunt 0 George felt such a system would give independence 0 He created the Cherokee Alphabet O 86 characters each representing a sound of language 0 Taught his daughter to read Cherokee nation adopted in 1825 0 System used to print lst US Native American newspaper The Cherokee Phoenix 0 He is better known as Sequoyah honored him with silver medal 0 English botanist names large California tree in his honor 0 Only single person in history to create and perfect a system for reading and writing a language quotSTORYTELLINGquot DEFINED 0 National Storytelling Assn NSA has defined storytelling as O quotthe art of using language vocalization andor physical movement and gesture to reveal the elements and images of a story to a specificaudiencequot quotSTORYquot DEFINED 0 NSA defines a story as O quota narrative account of a real or imagined event or eventsquot 0 A sharing of experience that passes on accumulated wisdom beliefs and values 0 Explain how things are why they are and our role and purpose 0 Building blocks of knowledge the foundation of memory and learning 0 Connect and link us to past present and future quotTELLINGquot DEFINED 0 Live person to person oral and physical presentation of a story to an audience 0 Involves direct contact between teller and listener Teller39s role is to use language and other components to communicate a story 0 Listener39s role is to bring the story to life based on the performance and on the listener39s experiences beliefs and understanding NSA39S STORYTELLING ELEMENTS 0 It is interactive teller depends on listener for response noise 0 Co creative process teller provides a picture listener fills in the blanks Storytelling is personal interpretive and human passes on the essence of who we are how we interpret events experiences 0 Storytelling is a process medium for sharing interpreting and meaning to an audience CULTURE DEFINED 0 quotthe behaviors and beliefs characteristic of a particular social ethnic or age groupquot such as the youth culture the drug culture 0 quotthe sum total of ways of living built up by a group of human beings and transmitted from one generation to anotherquot culture defines us


Buy Material

Are you sure you want to buy this material for

25 Karma

Buy Material

BOOM! Enjoy Your Free Notes!

We've added these Notes to your profile, click here to view them now.


You're already Subscribed!

Looks like you've already subscribed to StudySoup, you won't need to purchase another subscription to get this material. To access this material simply click 'View Full Document'

Why people love StudySoup

Bentley McCaw University of Florida

"I was shooting for a perfect 4.0 GPA this semester. Having StudySoup as a study aid was critical to helping me achieve my goal...and I nailed it!"

Allison Fischer University of Alabama

"I signed up to be an Elite Notetaker with 2 of my sorority sisters this semester. We just posted our notes weekly and were each making over $600 per month. I LOVE StudySoup!"

Jim McGreen Ohio University

"Knowing I can count on the Elite Notetaker in my class allows me to focus on what the professor is saying instead of just scribbling notes the whole time and falling behind."


"Their 'Elite Notetakers' are making over $1,200/month in sales by creating high quality content that helps their classmates in a time of need."

Become an Elite Notetaker and start selling your notes online!

Refund Policy


All subscriptions to StudySoup are paid in full at the time of subscribing. To change your credit card information or to cancel your subscription, go to "Edit Settings". All credit card information will be available there. If you should decide to cancel your subscription, it will continue to be valid until the next payment period, as all payments for the current period were made in advance. For special circumstances, please email


StudySoup has more than 1 million course-specific study resources to help students study smarter. If you’re having trouble finding what you’re looking for, our customer support team can help you find what you need! Feel free to contact them here:

Recurring Subscriptions: If you have canceled your recurring subscription on the day of renewal and have not downloaded any documents, you may request a refund by submitting an email to

Satisfaction Guarantee: If you’re not satisfied with your subscription, you can contact us for further help. Contact must be made within 3 business days of your subscription purchase and your refund request will be subject for review.

Please Note: Refunds can never be provided more than 30 days after the initial purchase date regardless of your activity on the site.