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IPC Chapter 1

Interpersonal Communications Chapter 1 terms

Message To express your thoughts and feelings must be sent and received.
Context has at least four dimensions: physical, social-psychological, temporal and cultural. The room, workplace, or outdoor space in which communication takes place.
Feedforward conveys information about messages before you send them. (verbally or non-verbally early in the interaction)
Channel whats the best way to send the message
Source formulates and sends messages
Feedback is a special type of message. When you send a spoken or written message to another person, you get feedback from your own message.
Receiver receives and understands messages.
Noise anything that interferes with your receiving a message (ex. physical, physiological, psychological and semantic)
Physical Noise banging on things
Physiological Noise impairments (ex. deaf, blind)
Psychological Noise thinking about
Semantic Noise the way something is worded
Interpersonal Communication communication that takes place between persons who have a relationship.
Captology a new study. The study of computers as a persuasive technology. Focuses on the ways in which computers and computer mediated communication generally can influence beliefs, attitudes and behavior.
Ambiguity is a condition in which a message can be interpreted as having more than one meaning.
Cultural Context consists of the rules, norms, beliefs and attitudes of the people communication that are passed from one generation to another.
Relationship Messages formulate messages that are appropriate to the stage of the relationship. Also listen to messages from relationship partners that may reveal differences in perceptions.
Encoding ways to try to tell the story or communicate your feelings.
Communication as a transactional process in which each person serves simultaneously as speaker and listener
Communication occurs when you send or receive messages and when you assign meaning to such messages.
Decoding the way you take the message from the receiver
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