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Interperson and Group Interact

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Interperson and Group Interact COMM 101

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Date Created: 09/28/15
Chapter I Foundations of o Interpersonal Communication Definition and Nature of IP 0 The verbal and nonverbal interactions between two or more interdependent people lP involves two or more connected individuals takes place within a relationship occurs on a continuum from impersonal to interpersonal involves nonverbal and verbal messages occurs in varied forms facetoface email etc varies in effectiveness The Interpersonal Continuum Role versus Personal Information seeing a person for the role they are playing and not as a unique individual Societal versus Personal Rules operating based upon the rules of society versus establishing your own rules Predictive versus explanatory Data predicting some behavior versus being able to explain why that behavior occurs 0 Social versus Personal Messages giving little selfdisclosure versus revealing oneself Elements of IP 0 Source person who sends the message Receiver person who gets the message Encoder the act of producing the message Decoder the act of understanding the message 0 Message what is being sent stimuli Channel the medium through which the message is being sent 0 Noise anything that interferes with the message being received Context where the message sendingreceiving occurs 0 Ethics the moral dimension Competencequality of the IP performance Elements of IP 0 Types of Messages 0 Feedback messages the receiver sends back to the sender Feedforward preview messages the sender gives to the receiver 0 Metamessages messages about other messages Types of Noise 0 Physical background noise 0 Psychologicalmental noise wandering thoughts prejudices 0 Physiological hearing or memory loss 0 Semantic language barriers jargon etc 0 Types of Contexts 0 Physical the actual environment in which the interaction occurs 0 Temporal the time in which the interaction occurs 0 Social Psychological relationship status norms of society 0 Cultural includes cultural beliefs and customs The IP Conversation Process 0 Within a set context the sender encodes creates a message set of stimuli The sender sends this message through a channel ie vocal cords The receiver decodes attempts to understand the message 0 The receiver may send a feedback message back to the sender Then the communication process starts a over again The Communication Model Here s what the process looks like visually NO 5 j l l1 6 li C 0 0 if g Cln M ip l q Principles of lP P communication is a transactional process messages are being exchanged IP is an ever changing process 0 The elements are interdependent as they rely on each other Le a message cannot be exchanged without a channel P communication is purposeful P communication is ambiguous lP relationships can be symmetrical mirror one another or complementary differ Principles of IP Cont d lP relationships can refer to the content surface or relationship depth 0 IP communication can occur in a series of punctuated events 0 Punctuated events are a series of stimuli messages and FESPOHSES to those messages 0 IP is inevitable irreversible and unrepeatable


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