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The process of using messages to generate meaning. Communication
An activity, exchange, or set of behaviors that occurs over time. Process
The understanding of the message. Meaning
A message initiator. Source
A message target. Receiver
The verbal or nonverbal form of the idea, thought, or feeling that one person (The Source) wishes to communicate to another person or a group of people (The Receivers). Message
the means by which a message moves from the source to the receiver of the message. Channel
The receiver's verbal or non verbal response to the source's message. Feedback
A systematic arrangement of symbols used to create meaning in the mind of another person or persons. Code
Symbols and their grammatical arrangement, such as languages. Verbal Codes
All symbols that are not words, Including bodily movements, use of space and time, clothing and adornments, signs other then words. Nonverbal Codes
The process of translating idea or thought into a code Encoding
The process of assigning meaning to the idea or thought in a code. Decoding
Any interference in the encoding and decoding process that reduces the messages clarity. Noise
The act of taking part in a conversation, discussion, or negotiation. Dialogue
A set of circumstances or a situation. Context
The process of using messages to generate meaning within the self. Intrapersonal Communication
The process of using messages to generate meaning between at least two people in a situation that allows mutual opportunities for both speaking and listening. Interpersonal Communication
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