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Human Communication the process of creating meaning through symbolic interaction
Transactional More accurate than linear communication
Transactional Dyad, or dyadic meaning two people conversing back and forth
Linear one person speaking to another, no feedback.
Competence Knowledge, skills, abilities
A competent communicator... both understands and deomonstrates proficiency.
Sympathy is compassion
Empathy you feel what they are feeling
communication.... is continuous, transactional, utilizes symbols, body inflection, and is a PROCESS
what is a competent communicator someone who can clearly express and idea or thought and receive the same.
Noise anything that interfers with effective communication
message any stimulus that other people create meaning from ie. hair color, clothes
feedback a nod, smile, "hello."
social need to be with other people, have interpersonal relationships
5 types of communication interpersonal, intrapersonal, small group, public and mass
Interpersonal dyad, two way conversation
intrapersonal voice in your head
small group everyone has equal opportunity to communicate
public one to many, like a convention, lecture
mass worldwide, will go on for days, every channel
high context lots of words, fluffier, more concerned with the group, cultivistic cultures
low context few words, gets to the poin, individualistic cultures
culture shapes communication
Culture language, values, beliefs, traditions and customes
salience how much weight you put on cultures ie. how they dress, eat, pray...
individualistic about the me
cultivistic about the group
ethnocentrism your race/culture is better than everyone elses
coculture a culture within a group, like gamers, fly-fishers
self-concept shapes perceptions of self and others and influences communication with others
perception how we acquire information through our senses. seeing and hearing are very important to perceptions.
percepton checks (3 parts) description of senses, interpretation, confirmation
What does this mean? Meanings are in people it means it is as much about how we perceive.
successful communication occurs when we negotiate the meaning of a statement.
language has the power to shape and reflect attitudes
men communicate to.... accomplish a task
women communicate to... nourish relationships
euphenisms another name for something that means the same thing but in a nicer way.
responsibility of language means to use "I" instead of "it", "I" instead of "you", questions are less responsible than statements, and but cancels verythign before it.
Functions of communication (4) physical, identity, social and practical
physical need of communication food, air, water
identity who, what you are, what people think about you, hair, tattoos, hat, jacket, language, how you present yourself
social need in communication sense of belonging, escapism, relaxation, connected
practical needs of communication put money in the bank, buy food for family
communication is the porcess of creating meaning through symbolic interaction and represents the past, present and future.
Interculture Communication Competence requires understanding of human differences within a society, genuine wanting to learn
self-fulfilling prophecies influences behavior, if you believe you are going to be successful, you will likely be successful
sympathy validates feelings
empathy feel feelings
perceived self the person you prerceive yourself to be, honest self-examination
presenting self the way we want to appear to others, face time
narratives social stories we create to make sense of the world (personal story)
Rules of language phonological, syntactic, semantic, pragmatic
phonological how words sound
syntactic how words are arranged/structured
semantic meanign of words ie. book is for reading, car is for driving
pragmatic how we use speech
troublesome language um, uh, like, you know,...
troublesome language period vs. menstrual cycle
relative words gain meaning by comparison
slang words used by people with similar co-culture
jargon specialized vocabulary - shorthand - for people within a common backgound/experience ie. medical coding
troublesome language abstract language which refers to events or objects vaguely. "that is an interesting answer" when what you are thinking is something completely different.
Identity Management