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CST 110

Intro to Communication_Chapter 1

TermDefinition
Human communication A process in which people generate meaning through the exchange of verbal and nonverbal messages in specific context, influenced by individual and social forces, and embedded in culture.
Messages the building blocks of communication events
Encoding Taking ideas and converting them into messages
Decoding Receiving a message and interpreting its meaning
Symbol Something that represents something else and conveys meaning
Context meaning The concrete meaning of the message, and the meanings suggested by or associated with the message and the emotions triggered by it.
Relationship meaning What a message conveys about the relationship between the parties.
Setting The physical surroundings of a communication event
Participants The people interacting during communication
Channel The means through which a message is transmitted
Noise Any stimulus that can interfere with, or degrade, the quality of the message.
Feedback The response to a message.
Synergetic Model of Communication A transactional model based on the roles individual and societal forces, contexts, and culture play in the communication process.
Field of Experience The education, life events, and cultural background that a communicator possesses.
Culture Learned patterns of perceptions, values, and behaviors shared by a group of people.
Ethics Standards of what is right and what is wrong, good and bad, moral and immoral.
Communication Ethics The standards of right and wring that one applies to messages that are sent and received.
Absolute (absolutism) Pertaining to the belief that there is a single correct moral standard that holds for everyone, everywhere, every time.
Relative (relativism) Pertaining to the belief that moral behavior varies among individuals, groups, and cultures and across situations.
Transactional vs. Linear Model of Communication Transactional (more complex): dual role as sender/receiver; communication is a process. Effects of "societal forces" Linear (simpler): information transferred; source centered
Homogenous Alike
Components of human communication Message creation (encoding, decoding, & symbolic) Meaning creation (context & relationship) Setting Participants Channels Noise Feedback
Created by: ShannonLowe
 

 



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