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Public Speaking Ch.2


Channel (medium) The means of communicating a message. it can be either verbal or non-verbal
Communication The process of creating understanding through the exchange of messages
Communication model A diagram explaining how the parts of communication process,Good morning work and relate to one another.
Context The physical, social,psychological,and time elements in which communication takes place.
Feedback The process by which a receiver responds to a message either verbally or non-verbally
Feedback loops The three stages of the feedback process (pre-speech,presentation, and post-speech)that reinforce the idea that communication has no distinct beginning or ending.
Interference Anything that prevents effective communication.
Interpersonal communication Communication between two or three people. It can be either formal or informal.
Intrapersonal communication Communication that takes place within oneself.
Mass communication The use of electronic or print technologies to send a message to a large number of people.
Message The idea the sender wants the receiver to understand.
Nonverbal communication Communication that does not use words. It may use facial expressions, gestures, or even silence.
Process An ongoing activity with no clear beginning or ending.
Public speaking One person communicating with many in a continuous, face-to-face presentation.
Receiver The person or persons to whom a message is addressed.
Sender The person who has a message to communicate.
Small group communication Interactions among four to twelve individuals.
Verbal communication Any communication, spoken or written, that includes words.
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